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Emilie Hautemont

Emilie Hautemont has 12 articles published.

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Of Travel Plans and TB Tests: Studying Abroad in the Fall

Here’s a fun math problem: what do you get from five rescheduled meetings, plus a dozen e-mails begging department heads to see you, multiplied by three months of impatience and malfunctioning links, plus vaccinations and a TB test?   Answer: one student (me), ready to study abroad in fall 2018. My program, I.E.S. Rabat, is… Keep Reading

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Dispatches from the Northeastern Front

This anonymous diary recounting the Great Winter-But-Actually-Spring-Spring-Is-A-Lie Storms of 2018 was found buried by the Purple Tree. Its author appears to have melted into a nearby puddle of tears and frost. March 1: Winter storm Riley draws closer, as I stock up on bare necessities — spaghetti, cat videos, wooly socks, chocolate. Just one day… Keep Reading

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Totally Legitimate, Real Tips for Spring Break

Spring Break, (n): A week designed for students to either get drunk in Fort Lauderdale or return home so that family members can judgmentally ask whether they got an actual, paid internship for the summer.   To my fellow Swatties who seek to escape that bleak binary, I would like to share some very real,… Keep Reading

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The Ten Commandments: Queer Dating at Swat

Imagine, if you will, a bright-eyed freshman arriving at Swarthmore, hoping to find a beautiful gay utopia where everyone who was a lonely queer kid in high school will find love and be swept away on a beautiful rainbow unicorn. Now imagine, 1.5 years later, that innocent child is hunched over a table in Kohlberg,… Keep Reading

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The Art of the Flip Flop (or Not)

  I recently came in contact with a high school classmate through the powers of Snapchat, which I’ve been clumsily using for about a week now. Last I’d seen him, our plans were pretty much the opposite of each other — he was off to a large, public California university as a pre-med, hoping to… Keep Reading

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Old Micozzie Had a Barn

‘Ee eye ee eye oh’ and in that Barn he had some Swatties. To any uninitiated freshmen: on the grueling walk back from Target, as you haul along a stolen cart that will soon be lost forever in the bowels of the Crum, you may stumble upon a massive brown(ish) building.  It may look like… Keep Reading

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Updates at the WRC

While I have always known the Women’s Resource Center existed, it has not yet played a major role in my life at Swat; I visited it a grand total of once, for Cookie in a Jar night (even now, I remember that bitter tang of disappointment upon realizing that required actual cooking and not receiving… Keep Reading

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