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Snapshots from Abroad: France Part II

Snapshots from Abroad: France Part II

Click here to open the gallery.   Photos by Lily Jamison-Cash ’15.…

Anxiety at Swat: An Alumnus Looks Back at Panic and Progress

Anxiety at Swat: An Alumnus Looks Back at Panic and Progress

Robb*, an alumnus and science major from the class of 2010, remembers his junior year at Swarthmore as being particularly stress-filled. His first panic attack occurred in the spring semester,…

Artist Profile: Lisa Patusky ’14 and “In Formation”

Artist Profile: Lisa Patusky ’14 and “In Formation”

Recently, The Daily Gazette caught up with Lisa Patusky ’14, whose Senior Thesis Show, “In Formation,” opens in the List Gallery on April 10th.  Patusky, a Studio Art major with minors…

History, Storytelling, and Loneliness: A Review of The Grand Budapest Hotel

History, Storytelling, and Loneliness: A Review of The Grand Budapest Hotel

Wes Anderson films share many similar stylistic and thematic elements, but the most potent similarity is their dramatic layering. Case in point: though Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel presents…

Conspiratorial and Political: Captain America Enters the 21st Century

Conspiratorial and Political: Captain America Enters the 21st Century

Comic books are a medium, not a genre, but unfortunately “superhero movies” have become the latter. These adaptations are typically filled with bloated action sequences sandwiched between origin stories and…

Snapshots from Abroad: Adventures in France

Snapshots from Abroad: Adventures in France

Lily Jamison-Cash ’15 is currently studying abroad in France, where she has taken the following photographs. Enjoy these snapshots of her travels! Click here to open the gallery. Powered by…

Divergent Movie Improves Upon Book

Divergent Movie Improves Upon Book

Divergent is one of the few film adaptations that improves upon its source material. That’s not to say that Divergent is a great film, but it’s definitely a solid, often…

Anxiety at Swat: CAPS Director David Ramirez Talks Stress in the Modern Age

Anxiety at Swat: CAPS Director David Ramirez Talks Stress in the Modern Age

In this installment of the biweekly series “Anxiety at Swat,” David Ramirez, director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) offered his thoughts on sources of stress coping strategies. Even before…

Mysterious Chalkings Stir Memories of Swarthmore’s Once-Powerful Secret Society

Mysterious Chalkings Stir Memories of Swarthmore’s Once-Powerful Secret Society

Last Tuesday night, a strange chalking appeared in front of Clothier Hall, signed “Yours in 232.” While the College has outwardly refused to comment on what it considers to be…

A Conversation with Irish Musician Sharon Corr of the Corrs

A Conversation with Irish Musician Sharon Corr of the Corrs

Sharon Corr was the violinist, vocalist, and one of the songwriters of the Irish family band, the Corrs. Best known in the US  for their hit “Breathless,”  the Corrs were mega-stars…

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