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QSA, SQU commemorate Coming Out Week 2011

Events highlighted LGBTQ issues at Swarthmore and beyond Few people — Swarthmore students among them — complain about getting time off for holidays. From Christmas to Independence Day, there are eleven U.S. Federal holidays that have been recognized by acts of Congress. Many are symbolic of American culture or honor great American leaders. Some were controversial in… 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

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Alum Massey Burke builds earthen clay wall at Swat

When Massey Burke ’00 attended Swarthmore, she craved practical applications of the things she was passionate about. Ten years later, she’s working to provide just that for today’s students. In conjunction with the Art and Engineering departments, Burke is working to create an adobe plastered earthen wall — made from all sustainable materials — between… Keep Reading

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First fashion runway show raises over $1000

Last Friday, over a hundred fashion enthusiasts flocked to Upper Tarble for Swarthmore’s first-ever fashion show and auction to benefit the Trevor Project, America’s leading suicide prevention and crisis intervention network aimed at LGBT youth. Hosted by the Queer-Straight Alliance (QSA), Fashion Forward 2011 saw thirty models take to the runway sporting the finest items on the… Keep Reading

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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

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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

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