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12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men, directed by Sara Morell ’15 and Anushka Mehta ’15, was performed Friday, November 1st, and Saturday, November 2nd. The plot of the play follows the deliberations of…

“Mom Baby God” Delivers Pro-Choice Messages Through Pro-Life Characters

“Mom Baby God” Delivers Pro-Choice Messages Through Pro-Life Characters

“Hi! Are you here for the Pro-Life Youth Conference? Do you like cupcakes and birthdays? Here, have a cupcake! Did you know that one in three babies never gets to…

Faith and Spirituality at Swarthmore: Salman Safir ’16 on Islam and Intersectionality

In the third installment of the series “Faith and Spirituality at Swarthmore,” Salman Safir ’16 shares his religious experiences at Swarthmore. Raised Muslim by his mother, Safir has always viewed…

Skins & Songs & Steps Draws From Spiritual and Ethnic Traditions of Music

Skins & Songs & Steps Draws From Spiritual and Ethnic Traditions of Music

Last Friday evening, multiple cultural practices and forms of artistic expression were blended together in Skins & Songs & Steps, a collaboration between the groups Spoken Hand Percussion Orchestra and…

The Week in Pictures: Andrea Gibson, Volleyball and Questions on Community at Swarthmore

The Week in Pictures: Andrea Gibson, Volleyball and Questions on Community at Swarthmore

Gu’d Food: Sit-Down Eats in Chinatown

Gu’d Food: Sit-Down Eats in Chinatown

  Philly Chinatown. Four words: Dirty. Crowded. Absolutely fantastic. This place is a second home to me. From having wonton noodle soup with my family after my mom received her…

Create Dangerously: A Conversation with Edwige Danticat

Create Dangerously: A Conversation with Edwige Danticat

“Writers are kind of morbid,” joked novelist Lorene Cary to the audience during the October 10th panel “Create Dangerously: A Conversation with Edwige Danticat,” as the discussion turned to death…

Artist Chitra Ganesh Discusses Bridge Between High and Low Culture in Wednesday Lecture

Artist Chitra Ganesh Discusses Bridge Between High and Low Culture in Wednesday Lecture

On the Wednesday afternoon before October break, visual artist Chitra Ganesh spoke about her work at the talk “Breathing Between the Lines.” Born in Brooklyn to Indian parents, Ganesh explores…

Between Places: Philadelphia’s Production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights

Between Places: Philadelphia’s Production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights

The first time I listened to the soundtrack to In the Heights, it was on the two-hour Megabus ride home from Philadelphia to New York last winter break. The music’s…

Dean Liliana Rodriguez: A Step toward Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Development

Dean Liliana Rodriguez: A Step toward Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Development

Last spring, students protested the desecration of the Intercultural Center, the Administration’s neglect of survivors of sexual assault, and support for students from underprivileged backgrounds, among other issues. With high…