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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…

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…

The Week in Pictures: LiNK, Equivocation, and Waterways

The Week in Pictures: LiNK, Equivocation, and Waterways

The Week in Pictures ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 6 Morgan Williams '14 in Equivocation which opened last week.Photo by Martin Froger-Silva '16 “The Week in Pictures” is…

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…

Preview: “Equivocation” Captures the Power of Lies

Preview: “Equivocation” Captures the Power of Lies

“It’s like Shakespeare meets Quentin Tarantino.” It might seem like an odd pitch, but Marta Cortez-Roncada ‘14’s description of Equivocation, her directing thesis, is definitely accurate. On paper, the show…

Modernism at Bryn Mawr: “Self-Expression” Captures the Spirit of the Century

Modernism at Bryn Mawr: “Self-Expression” Captures the Spirit of the Century

Recently, I made the (moderately) long journey to Bryn Mawr College to view A Century of Self-Expression: Modern American Art in the Collection of John and Joanne Payson, a student-curated…

Culture Plus: Complicated Men and Lifeless Women – I’m Getting Tired of Crime Dramas

Culture Plus: Complicated Men and Lifeless Women – I’m Getting Tired of Crime Dramas

The story opens with a dead woman. She’s naked, posed, possibly mutilated. Something vaguely ritualistic has been done to her body or to the area where she’s been placed. Male…

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…

Anxiety at Swat: Professor Barry Schwartz Weighs In on Student Stress

Anxiety at Swat: Professor Barry Schwartz Weighs In on Student Stress

Swatties experience stress at Swarthmore firsthand, but every student’s experience is fleeting, comprising of only a handful of years. On the other hand the Swarthmore faculty, especially those who have…

Historically Inaccurate and Highly Entertaining: The CW’s Reign

Historically Inaccurate and Highly Entertaining: The CW’s Reign

While I enjoy “high-brow” entertainment and aim to surround myself with the best in the arts as often as possible, there’s a perverse pleasure in enjoying a work of media…