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Outlander Breaks New Fantasy Ground

Outlander Breaks New Fantasy Ground

For a show that has literally been called the “feminist answer to Game of Thrones” (you never disappoint, Buzzfeed), Starz’s’ Outlander bears little resemblance to HBO’s fantasy epic. The temptation…

Peter Pan Captures the Joy of Childhood

Peter Pan Captures the Joy of Childhood

Nostalgic Swatties in the mood to forget about upcoming finals can look to Peter Pan, playing this weekend at the Frear Theater. The show, Katie Goldman ‘14’s directorial thesis, takes on…

Last Senior Thesis Exhibitions in List Gallery Close Series with Intimate Other Worlds

Last Senior Thesis Exhibitions in List Gallery Close Series with Intimate Other Worlds

Elèna Ruyter ‘14, a studio art major with a minor in Islamic studies, considers herself an “artist-in-the-making” with interests in a variety of media.  Her painting show, “The Art of…

Coleman Donaldson Discusses the Social Life of Writing Systems

Coleman Donaldson Discusses the Social Life of Writing Systems

On April 22nd, the Linguistics Department welcomed Coleman Donaldson, a second year PhD candidate in Educational Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania. His talk, “The Social Life of Post-Colonial and…

First Four Senior Thesis Exhibitions in List Gallery Range in Theme and Form

First Four Senior Thesis Exhibitions in List Gallery Range in Theme and Form

April 10th marked the beginning of the annual Senior Thesis Exhibition Series at the List Gallery, where senior Studio Art majors get the chance to display their talents to the…

Documentary Screening and Panel Help Climate Change Issues Hit Home

Documentary Screening and Panel Help Climate Change Issues Hit Home

“The fact that I bought recycled napkins, cups, and plates for this event has not mitigated climate catastrophe,” said Melissa Tier ‘14 at last Thursday’s screening of “Years of Living…

Urinetown Cast Takes The Plunge, Delivers Proudly Off-Beat Performance

Urinetown Cast Takes The Plunge, Delivers Proudly Off-Beat Performance

Swarthmore’s spring musical, Urinetown, is odd. It’s a show that almost purposefully eludes description, choosing to be a highly original musical that mocks (while completely outstripping) a parade of classic…

Karin Chien Discusses the “Next Frontier” of Creative Ownership, Increased Agency for Asian American Filmmakers

Karin Chien Discusses the “Next Frontier” of Creative Ownership, Increased Agency for Asian American Filmmakers

On April 11th, the Asian Studies Department and the Film and Media Studies Department welcomed Karin Chien for the annual Genevieve Ching-Wen Lee ’96 Memorial Lecture. The memorial fund, endowed…

Lex and Goldaline: A Mirror Fugue In Three Acts: Photo Gallery

Lex and Goldaline: A Mirror Fugue In Three Acts: Photo Gallery

Sam “Swift” Shuker-Hanes Directing Thesis “Lex and Goldaline” Click here to open the gallery. For more on this play, please see the Daily Gazette article found here Photos by Anita Castillo-Halvorssen…

Lex & Goldaline Elongates Time and Minimizes Space

Lex & Goldaline Elongates Time and Minimizes Space

“It started as an attempt to slow down time,” said Swift Shuker-Haines ‘14 about Lex & Goldaline: A Mirror Fugue In Three Acts, their directorial thesis being staged this weekend.…

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