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Artist Chitra Ganesh Discusses Bridge Between High and Low Culture in Wednesday Lecture

Artist Chitra Ganesh Discusses Bridge Between High and Low Culture in Wednesday Lecture

On the Wednesday afternoon before October break, visual artist Chitra Ganesh spoke about her work at the talk “Breathing Between the Lines.” Born in Brooklyn to Indian parents, Ganesh explores…

Between Places: Philadelphia’s Production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights

Between Places: Philadelphia’s Production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights

The first time I listened to the soundtrack to In the Heights, it was on the two-hour Megabus ride home from Philadelphia to New York last winter break. The music’s…

Dean Liliana Rodriguez: A Step toward Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Development

Dean Liliana Rodriguez: A Step toward Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Development

Last spring, students protested the desecration of the Intercultural Center, the Administration’s neglect of survivors of sexual assault, and support for students from underprivileged backgrounds, among other issues. With high…

Faith and Spirituality at Swarthmore: Joy Martinez ’16 Discusses Christianity and Conflict

Faith and Spirituality at Swarthmore: Joy Martinez ’16 Discusses Christianity and Conflict

In this, the second installment of the weekly series, “Faith and Spirituality at Swarthmore,” Joy Martinez ’16 discusses the nature of her faith and her experiences with religion on campus.…

The Week in Pictures: Garnet Weekend, The Pterodactyl Hunt and an Opening at Kitao

The Week in Pictures: Garnet Weekend, The Pterodactyl Hunt and an Opening at Kitao

    “The Week in Pictures” is a weekly photo spread of life at Swarthmore College put together by the staff of The Daily Gazette. If you have a photo…

Scientific Storytelling Lecture by Dr. Monique Scott Explores Perceptions of Evolution

Scientific Storytelling Lecture by Dr. Monique Scott Explores Perceptions of Evolution

  At the beginning of her lecture in Kohlberg’s Scheuer room last Wednesday afternoon, Dr. Monique Scott recalled eavesdropping on a conversation between a mother and her young son in…

Susannah Sheffer ’86 Explores Impact of Capital Punishment on Defense Attorneys

Susannah Sheffer ’86 Explores Impact of Capital Punishment on Defense Attorneys

“What is it like to do the same thing over and over again and not succeed?” asked Susannah Sheffer ’86 in her lecture in the lang Center Keith Room on…

OASIS Hosts First Last-Friday Open Mic

OASIS Hosts First Last-Friday Open Mic

On September 27, OASIS (Our Art Spoken in Soul) had its first official open mic at Paces Café. OASIS was founded in 2010 and has quickly expanded into a crowd…

Meryl Sands ’13 and Sam Swift Shuker-Haines ’14 Bring Original Play to Philly Fringe Festival

Meryl Sands ’13 and Sam Swift Shuker-Haines ’14 Bring Original Play to Philly Fringe Festival

Meryl Sands ’13 and Sam Swift Shuker-Haines ‘14 debuted their play XY Scheherezade, a production by their new theater company Unstuck Theater, in the Philly Fringe Festival that ran from…

Gu’d Food: Eats in Media

Gu’d Food: Eats in Media

Restaurant Week has come and gone and Philly can be a bit difficult to get to with friends (especially since the Philly shuttle is not running this semester). Now what…