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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…

James Sturm Discusses Art and the Future of Cartooning

James Sturm Discusses Art and the Future of Cartooning

“It’s really funny that people, a lot of times, don’t know what to do with comics,” said James Sturm, cartoonist and co-founder of The Center for Cartoon Studies, at his…

Faculty and Staff Interfaith Panel Discusses Intersections Between Religion and Academic Life

Faculty and Staff Interfaith Panel Discusses Intersections Between Religion and Academic Life

On Thursday, February 27, a panel of five faculty and one staff member  discussed the intersections between religion and academic life. Facilitator Joyce Tompkins, Religious and Spiritual Life Adviser and…

The Week in Pictures: CUPSI and Trial by Fire

The Week in Pictures: CUPSI and Trial by Fire

CUPSI ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 17 Rose Wunrow '16, Haydil Henriquez '14, Maria Vieytez '16, Kat Rodriguez '17, and George Abraham '17 will represent Swarthmore in the…

QTC Sexualization and Marginalization Lecture Discusses Marginalized Groups

QTC Sexualization and Marginalization Lecture Discusses Marginalized Groups

“I have bad news. If you’ve been sitting there and thinking ‘oh, Julia’s pretty cute,’ you suffer from a condition called gynandromorphophilia,” Julia Serano joked during her lecture Sexualization and…