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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.…

Intergenerational Drum and Dance Project Returns to Swarthmore Community

Intergenerational Drum and Dance Project Returns to Swarthmore Community

After a two year hiatus, the Intergenerational Drum and Dance Project will be returning to Swarthmore College. The class involves neo-traditional elements of drumming and dance from Mali and Guinea,…

Preview: Supernatural Caper The Mystery of Irma Vep is Quick and Absurd

Preview: Supernatural Caper The Mystery of Irma Vep is Quick and Absurd

Cross-dressing. Werewolves. Class conflict. Egyptology. Academic rivalry. Vampires. All this and more can be seen this weekend at The Mystery of Irma Vep. Inspired by Rebecca and Wuthering Heights, The…

Students Meet At Crossroads of Spirituality and Mental Health in Mind and Spirit Stories

Students Meet At Crossroads of Spirituality and Mental Health in Mind and Spirit Stories

On Saturday, March 1st, students gathered in the Common Worship Room of Bond Hall to share their experiences of mental health and spirituality. Mind and Spirit Stories, organized by Abby…

Titus Andronicus Brings Attention to Modern Violence

Titus Andronicus Brings Attention to Modern Violence

“I think that historical-based Shakespeare has almost no place in the theater world [...] It’s a museum piece, not theater. It attempts to do nothing but recreate something that’s already…

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