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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…

Newsies: The Kings of New York (and everywhere else)

Newsies: The Kings of New York (and everywhere else)

“Each generation must, at the height of its power, step aside and invite the young to share the day. You have laid claim to our world, and I believe the…

K.I.N.K: The One Where We Discuss BDSM

K.I.N.K: The One Where We Discuss BDSM

Welcome to the third installment of K.I.N.K. (Katharsis In New Krevices?), where we’ll be introducing BDSM. There are so many different terms for navigating power dynamics! Submissive, dominant, top, bottom,…

Getting Serious about Funny Business: Robert Mankoff on Cartoons and Psychology

Getting Serious about Funny Business: Robert Mankoff on Cartoons and Psychology

“The good news about being seventy is that things could be worse. The bad news is that they will be.” As cartoon editor at the The New Yorker magazine, it’s…

Jessie J’s “Sweet Talker” Makes Me Want to Bang Bang Out of the Room

Jessie J’s “Sweet Talker” Makes Me Want to Bang Bang Out of the Room

Jessie J is one of the most talented pop vocalists of our time, yet she hasn’t cracked the US market. She’s a star in the UK, where she was a…

Danielle Greenberg ’15 Returns to Roots in Hobbs Art Show

Danielle Greenberg ’15 Returns to Roots in Hobbs Art Show

Drawing inspiration from the Dutch Masters, childhood toys, and a trip to Colombia, Danielle Greenberg ’15 works surrounded by her vibrant oil paintings in her hall lounge-cum-improvised workshop. As an…

Week in Pictures: Lectures, Origami, Concert, and Sports!

Week in Pictures: Lectures, Origami, Concert, and Sports!

This past week at Swarthmore College: Guys and Dolls in live concert, students make origami, women’s volleyball and soccer play against Haverford, and more! Click here to open the gallery.…

Swat Visually: The Temptation to Transfer

Swat Visually: The Temptation to Transfer

For me, it was sophomore fall. Coming back to an insane course load, a gaggle of extracurriculars, and a double in Willets after an adventurous summer in New York, I…

Guys and Dolls Reimagined in Staged Concert Performance

Guys and Dolls Reimagined in Staged Concert Performance

This weekend, a group of students and faculty will be performing a concert staging of Guys and Dolls, the widely popular 1950 musical. This production is conducted and co-directed by…

2 Girls 1 Column: The Ultimate Playlust

2 Girls 1 Column: The Ultimate Playlust

This week we have two different takes on an ancient art form. We’re talking about the crafting of the perfect sex playlist. For those of us who like to mix…