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Shakespeare Gone Wild In Night of Scenes Performance

Shakespeare Gone Wild In Night of Scenes Performance

This weekend, The Yellow Stocking Players are putting on another Night of Scenes. Directed by Jamie Burke ‘15, Aaron Wagener ‘17, and Rebeka Gomez Wick ‘15, the show features about…

Art, Science, and Life: Interview with Crum Creek Meander Artist Stacy Levy

Art, Science, and Life: Interview with Crum Creek Meander Artist Stacy Levy

The Crum Creek Meander existed on the Swarthmore campus for nine months. While the artwork had been the center of student criticism during its run, it still holds a place…

Chaos and Revolution: Production Ensemble’s Mad Forest

Chaos and Revolution: Production Ensemble’s Mad Forest

Last weekend, Swarthmore’s Production Ensemble — a combination of both student and hired actors — performed Caryl Churchill’s Mad Forest. The play, split into three parts, portrays life before, during,…

Princess Kaguya: Studio Ghibli’s Newest Film is a Gorgeous, Disjointed Gust of Form and Color

Princess Kaguya: Studio Ghibli’s Newest Film is a Gorgeous, Disjointed Gust of Form and Color

Isao Takahata is Studio Ghibli’s dark horse, living proof that there’s more to it than Hayao Miyazaki. Although Ghibli and Miyazaki are often treated as synonymous, it’s difficult to overstate…

Walnut Street Theatre’s “Mary Poppins” Whisks Audiences Into a Magical World

Walnut Street Theatre’s “Mary Poppins” Whisks Audiences Into a Magical World

Mary Poppins is one of those rare musicals where children and grandparents alike will applaud no matter what happens onstage. The moment Mary Poppins soars above the stage: applause. After…

More Than Just a Dream: Fitz and the Tantrums

More Than Just a Dream: Fitz and the Tantrums

At the Electric Factory last Friday night, Fitz and the Tantrums got off to an exhilarating start on the fourth day of their tour. Opening band Big Data brought a…

Dramaturgy Thesis, “The Imperial House,” Explores Relationships and Space

Dramaturgy Thesis, “The Imperial House,” Explores Relationships and Space

The Imperial House, Nathan Siegel ’15’s Honors Dramaturgy Thesis, was performed at Swarthmore and in Philadelphia this weekend. A group of Philadelphia actors, ranging from their 40s to their 70s,…

Professor Huang Ling Envisions a More Human-Centered China

Professor Huang Ling Envisions a More Human-Centered China

“Chinese urbanization over the past 30 years is comparable to Western countries’ urbanization over 200 years,” Huang Ling remarked during her lecture “The Role of Neighborhood Community in Urban Development…

Wolf in White Van: Outline of a Scorched Life

Wolf in White Van: Outline of a Scorched Life

John Darnielle’s first novel, Wolf in White Van, is about a person without a future exploring the past. It’s narrated from the point-of-view of Sean Phillips, a man with a…

Sharples: The Musical Dishes Out Humor, Romance, and Songs about Pasta Bar

Sharples: The Musical Dishes Out Humor, Romance, and Songs about Pasta Bar

This weekend students can catch a musical performed in Olde Club about the ups and downs of a true Swarthmore staple: good old Sharples Dining Hall. The play focuses on…

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