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Zane Booker brings LGBT activism, dance to campus

In the latest installment of the Window on the Work series on Friday evening, the Swarthmore Project and the Departments of Music and Dance highlighted Zane Booker’s current piece “Looking for Joe Beam.” His choreography looked to represent the realities of living with HIV/AIDS. After the members of the audience were requested to remove their shoes,… 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

Campus Journal/Columns

How to succeed in Hollywood without really trying

I am consistently mystified by the American box office — and not just those absurd moments when soul-dismemberingly bad movies retain the number-one slot for a second weekend (2008’s “Beverly Hills Chihuahua” or Nick Cage’s 2007 “Ghost Rider” — ugh). No, more than finding box office returns lamentable or laughable like so many critics and… Keep Reading

Campus Journal/Columns

Heed the warning: a “Black Swan” is soon approaching

“We have never lived before under the threat of a global collapse. The financial ecology is swelling into gigantic, incestuous, bureaucratic banks — when one fails, they all fall. We have moved from a diversified ecology of small banks, with varied lending policies, to a more homogeneous framework of firms that all resemble one another.… Keep Reading

Around Campus/Campus Journal

Players’ Club of Swarthmore presents: ‘Our Town’

Few plays possess the enduring, trans-generational quality exemplified by Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town,” which is currently being performed by the Ville’s own community theater, the Players’ Club of Swarthmore (PCS). The play, directed by renowned Philadelphia theater veteran Ellen Wilson Dilks, opened on September 16 and will have more performances through the end of this… Keep Reading

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