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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,…

2 Girls 1 Column: Coming Back from Sexual Mishaps

2 Girls 1 Column: Coming Back from Sexual Mishaps

Though last week’s column on sexy playlusts might have led you to believe that sex is always going to be sunshine and sensual rainbows, we’re going to get a little…

Self-Care at Swat: How to Say No

Self-Care at Swat: How to Say No

“Can you help me with this problem set? I’m stuck on #7.” “Do you have time to talk? I could really use a friend.” “Are you free to go over…

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…

Week in Pictures: Musical, A Capella, BBQ, and more!

Week in Pictures: Musical, A Capella, BBQ, and more!

This past week on Swarthmore College’s campus: the “Sharples” Musical, Grapevine Concert,Catherine Kehoe and Susan Lichtman lecture, Han BBQ, and the Crum Creek Meander says goodbye. Click here to open…

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…

Swat Visually: Where Students Feel Unsafe on Campus

Swat Visually: Where Students Feel Unsafe on Campus

As a precursor, I would like to point out some major flaws in this week’s data (I’m sorry, is my Anthropology major showing?): 1. There were only 47 responses 2.…

Broken Hearted Dreamer | The V Word

Broken Hearted Dreamer | The V Word

We’ve all been there. Whether we are wondering about an outfit, a paper we are working on, or a potential love interest, we all have those times where we need…

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance): The Last Movie You Will Ever Need to See

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance): The Last Movie You Will Ever Need to See

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) is one of the few works of media to have left me in stunned silence. First off, if you’re a cinephile, stop reading…