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Swat Visually: Binge Edition

Swat Visually: Binge Edition

Sharples is a weird place. Setting the quality of the food aside, as the only real meal option on campus, it has become a pillar in many of our lives.…

Jillian Banks: Music’s Open Secret

Jillian Banks: Music’s Open Secret

26-year old singer song-writer, Jillian Banks, could be called 2014’s best kept secret. Then again, with her debut album — a 60 minute collage of pulsing love, lust, and anti-love…

Gone Girl: A Thrilling Translation from Page to Screen

Gone Girl: A Thrilling Translation from Page to Screen

Gone Girl opens on the back of a woman’s head. It’s blonde and glowing, and its owner slowly turns around to gaze at the camera. It’s a brief but entrancing…

Week in Pictures: Senior BBQ

Week in Pictures: Senior BBQ

This past week at Swarthmore: Senior BBQ! Click here to open the gallery. All photos by Anita Castillo-Halvorssen ’15 of the Daily Gazette. “The Week in Pictures” is a weekly photo…

Sharpling with Luke Barbano ’18 and Victoria Hou ’17

Sharpling with Luke Barbano ’18 and Victoria Hou ’17

When I first envisioned writing a column on the unique concoctions our most resourceful students create at Sharples, I thought the task would be quite simple. One or two conversations…

The Fountain Pen: “It’s Water and I Need It.”

The Fountain Pen: “It’s Water and I Need It.”

This is the first installment of “The Fountain Pen,” a column dedicated to documenting and exploring our campus’s water fountains and the people who use them. I hadn’t seen many…

The Unified Field: Filmmaker David Lynch Displays his Painterly Roots

The Unified Field: Filmmaker David Lynch Displays his Painterly Roots

David Lynch may be the world’s premiere filmmaker of dark interiority. He’s known for films like Eraserhead, Blue Velvet, and Mulholland Drive, which use unsettling, painterly images to explore how…

K.I.N.K.: The One Where We Introduce Ourselves and Talk About Sex Toys

K.I.N.K.: The One Where We Introduce Ourselves and Talk About Sex Toys

Hi! We’re Anna and Elliott. This is the first installment of our first column, K.I.N.K. (Keeping Intercourse New and Kinky!). We are two people in a relationship, we really like…

Aneesa Andrabi ’16: My Summer with the Butchers of Pakistan — Part 2

Aneesa Andrabi ’16: My Summer with the Butchers of Pakistan — Part 2

This is the second article in a two-part series detailing Aneesa Andrabi ’16′s work this summer in Pakistan. Her experiences were funded by the Summer Social Action Award (s2a2) from the…

Live Tweet — Summer in Gaza: Samer Badawi

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