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Dead & Company at the Wells Fargo Center

We were late to the throng of hundreds of people waiting outside the Wells Fargo Center. As I stepped out of the car, all my anxieties about getting through to our seats and missing part of the performance ended. I relaxed into the flow of the concert: beer bottles strewn across the sidewalk, the noise,… Keep Reading


SSUCC show causes laughter

Note: In an unusually energetic mood I decided to take a stab at gonzo journalism. But you will not be able to take me seriously, because I am a joker. On Friday Nov. 10, the Swarthmore Stand Up Comedy Club preformed in the first floor lounge of the Alice Paul dormitory. It was cold as… Keep Reading

Arts/Music in Spaces

Theater department hosts first musical

This past weekend, students from Swarthmore’s theater department shined under the pressure of the crowd as they returned to middle school to compete in Putnam County’s 25th Annual Spelling Bee in four separate showings . Serving as Swarthmore’s first production of Broadway musical, a winner of the Tony and Drama Desk Awards for Best Book,… Keep Reading


“Made in Ireland” student art at Kitao Gallery

This summer, Max Barry ’19, Simona Dwass ’19 and Masie Yixuan Luo ’19 traveled with Professor Randall Exon to Ballycastle, a small town on the northern coast of Ireland. During their six-week stay, the students worked with professor Exon and the Ballinglen Arts Foundation to compose a series of paintings. “I got to experience being… Keep Reading

Lily Wushanley’s lunch hour concert

I was quietly working on my computer in the corner table in the piano parlor room in Parrish waiting in anticipation for another student performance. Lily Wushanley ’18, standing just in front of her performance stool tuning her cello. Desta Pulley ’17, the concert organizer and a current concert and production intern at the college,… Keep Reading


Making time to paint in Ireland

While many students spent their summers in bustling cities crammed in public transportation or stuck in traffic, four students spent their summer in rural Ireland painting. Max Barry ’19, Simona Dwass ’19, Maisie Yixuan Luo 19, and Julie Mizrahi ’19 spent their summer in Ballycastle, County Mayo, Ireland, with Randall Exon, the Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot Professor… Keep Reading

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