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Broken Hearted Dreamer | Use it or Lose it: On Procrastination and Building Resilience

Broken Hearted Dreamer | Use it or Lose it: On Procrastination and Building Resilience

All of us here at Swarthmore are pretty familiar with procrastination. Often thought to be a bad habit, procrastination is sometimes a necessary coping mechanism to deal with the large…

Just the Pit: John Oliver at His Core

Just the Pit: John Oliver at His Core

You might know him as the hilarious, sarcastic Brit from The Daily Show. You might know him as Bill Maher’s less self-righteous, more journalistic HBO counterpart. You might even know…

The Fountain Pen: Memories of Fountain Justice

The Fountain Pen: Memories of Fountain Justice

This is the second installment of “The Fountain Pen,” a column dedicated to documenting and exploring our campus’ water fountains and the people who use them. The scientifically inclined among…

Swat Visually: Kick Off

Swat Visually: Kick Off

While you may or may not be excited to be back on campus, lucky for you, you have every reason to be pumped about this semester’s Swat Visually. In the…

Broken Hearted Dreamer: Invisible Disabilities, Visible Service Dogs

Broken Hearted Dreamer: Invisible Disabilities, Visible Service Dogs

By now, you might have seen the new furry addition to Swat in the flesh. Extremely tall and lanky, covered in black curly hair from nose to tail, Barney Desmond…

Selma Captures the Energy of a Revolution

Selma Captures the Energy of a Revolution

Covering just three months in the summer of 1965, Selma takes place in the eponymous Alabama city that organizers declare the “next great battle.” It’s here that Dr. King and…

Chalk It Up: College Gymnastics 101

Chalk It Up: College Gymnastics 101

For gymnastics fans, January means only one thing: NCAA gymnastics. In my past few articles, I’ve talked about elite gymnasts and their goals of getting to the Olympics. College gymnastics…

Freedom and Flight: Ai Weiwei at Alcatraz

Freedom and Flight: Ai Weiwei at Alcatraz

Ai Weiwei is an established contemporary Chinese artist and prominent social activist. His work often serves as social and political criticism, particularly of the Chinese government. He created @Large: Ai…

Culture Plus: The Newsroom Stumbles on Campus Rape

Culture Plus: The Newsroom Stumbles on Campus Rape

In July 2012, I saw my grocery store on HBO. I was watching The Newsroom, like the dedicated Aaron Sorkin fan I was at the time, and there it was:…

Photos: Senior Company 2014 Presents “Earthquakes in London” by Mike Bartlett

Photos: Senior Company 2014 Presents “Earthquakes in London” by Mike Bartlett

Click here to open the gallery. All photos taken by Martin Froger-Silva ’16/The Daily Gazette. …