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Celebrating the cuisine of Philly women

As most of you know by now, my favorite thing to do is restaurant hop and exploring different cuisines, and today we are going to celebrate two women who are both business and life partners and have significantly contributed to Philadelphia’s restaurant scene: Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran.  These women are responsible for some of… Keep Reading

Campus Journal/Philly Beat

Cozying up to study, with some furry friends

  It comes as no surprise when we hear that Swarthmore students are constantly working – we really are. This undoubtedly stops the student body from venturing out to new places, simply because we lack the time to do so. The study spaces on campus often get repetitive with the majority of students gravitating towards… Keep Reading

Columns/Philly Beat

Eating green and dancing quietly in Philadelphia

  Philadelphia and creativity are inextricably bound. After moving to the U.S. from Dubai, my greatest appreciation for Philadelphia was its quirky character, distinguished by the immense creativity that seems to reign all over the city. For example, The Magic Gardens, where household items are put together to form a stunning, intricate outdoor art installation,… Keep Reading

Philly on a Budget

Ever feel like you would love to go explore Philly but do not want to spend money? Ever feel like you want to eat the closest thing to a home-cooked meal or even try something new? There is an insurmountable number of things to do and places to explore at little to no cost. Enjoy… Keep Reading

Campus Journal/Columns/Philly Beat

Finding comfort and adventure in Philly

Geographically, I like to believe that Swarthmore is the best of both worlds —  the serene beauty of the gorgeous arboretum and the proximity of several major cities. As we are all aware, Swarthmore’s population is home to a plethora of backgrounds, too. It is home to people who have grown up eating different foods,… Keep Reading

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