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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…

Trial By Fire Cooking Competition Pushes Sharples Food to the Limit

Trial By Fire Cooking Competition Pushes Sharples Food to the Limit

On February 25th, four teams gathered in Sharples Dining Hall to compete in the Trial By Fire cooking competition. The competition, organized by Dakota Pekerti ’16, challenged the participants to…

Culture Plus: 50 Years Since Sidney – Where Are We Now?

Culture Plus: 50 Years Since Sidney – Where Are We Now?

In 1964, Sidney Poitier became the first black man to win the Academy Award for Best Actor. In his acceptance speech, Poitier referenced the “long journey” it took to get…

Returning to the Wild Rumpus: Maurice Sendak at the Rosenbach Museum and Library

Returning to the Wild Rumpus: Maurice Sendak at the Rosenbach Museum and Library

The best parts of childhood are those that resonate with you as an adult. For many, the oeuvre of Maurice Sendak is one such part. While his books with their…

The Week in Pictures: The Three Musketeers, A Liberal Arts Symposium, and the annual Queer and Trans Conference

The Week in Pictures: The Three Musketeers, A Liberal Arts Symposium, and the annual Queer and Trans Conference

English Lecture ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 17 Anthony Foy, Professor of English Literature, gives a talk entitled "From Slave Narrative to Prison Narrative: The Criminal Subjects of…

Shiny Yet Empty: A Review of the RoboCop Remake

Shiny Yet Empty: A Review of the RoboCop Remake

While José Padilha’s update of RoboCop doesn’t attempt to replicate the satirical, violent tone of Paul Verhoeven’s 1987 original, it’s ultimately a bland action movie that tries and fails to…

Swarthmore Slam Poetry Team Preps for CUPSI with Help of Coach Vision

Swarthmore Slam Poetry Team Preps for CUPSI with Help of Coach Vision

On March 12th, five poets from Swarthmore will travel to Boulder, CO, to compete in CUPSI (College Unions Poetry Slam Invitation), the 2014 National Poetry Slam Competition. Joining students Rose…

The Week in Pictures: Fulbright, South Pacific in Concert and Screw Your Roommate

The Week in Pictures: Fulbright, South Pacific in Concert and Screw Your Roommate

Alex Anderson '13 speaks on Fulbright Program ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 9 Alex Anderson '13 returns to Swarthmore to talk to students on being accepted to the…