Swarthmore's independent campus newspaper since 1881

Category archive

Columns - page 45

Campus Journal/Columns

Traverse to Philly’s Old City for fine arts, sweet treats

Visitors to Philadelphia can spend a whole day exploring the historical attractions of the urban core between 6th Street and Penn’s landing — the Constitution Center, the Liberty Bell, the Betsy Ross House, etc. Today, the neighborhood these national historical treasures call home is a thriving commercial district and a hub of activity for Philadelphia’s… Keep Reading

Campus Journal/Columns

Reasons to see indie film “Weekend” this weekend

There is a raging maniac urgency underneath the cucumber-cool surface of the limited-release Indie film — you know the type. We presuppose these “quiet” and “thought-provoking” and often “foreign” films to have a stable niche audience of art school students and masochistic yuppies — but they don’t. From the increasingly corporate festival circuit to the… Keep Reading

Campus Journal/Columns

What do I? How do I? Your sex questions answered

I’ll be dedicating this week’s column to answering reader questions. You can submit your questions anonymously online at swarthmorephoenix.com/sexed. What do you do when you walk in on your parents having sex? Oh, that’s a sticky situation — in more ways than one! I know that it can be hard the first time you realize… Keep Reading

Campus Journal/Columns

Reading at Swarthmore in the digital publishing age

Like a Triple-A creeper, your beautiful columnist has hunted down the people on campus who use e-readers, invading their personal space for your edification. I talked to these individuals with the goal of discovering 1) What devices they used, 2) Their e-reading experience and 3) Whether they use them for school. By checking in with… Keep Reading

Campus Journal/Columns

When TV hits the big screen…to film or not to film?

The trend of continuing a popular television series as a feature film is by no means a new phenomenon in the entertainment industry. After all, the bizarrely successful “Batman” series of the 1960’s spawned its own equally bizarre 1966 movie starring the legendary Adam West. Nevertheless, there does seem to be an increasing move to… Keep Reading

Campus Journal/Columns

The banana of my eye: vegan banana oatmeal cookies

Fruits add such a nice touch to basically everything. Whether they comprise a colorful centerpiece on a table, decorations on a mardi gras hat or a sweet way to end a meal, fruits come in handy in so many ways. Speaking of which, I am personally biased in favor of fruit-related desserts. Fruit-based tarts, muffins,… Keep Reading

Go to Top