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Philly beat springs forward

If i’m not mistaken, this will be my third to last CJ piece this semester, which means the year is wrapping up. It’s kind of crazy how simultaneously fast and slow time moves here. So with only a few weeks left and the finals period about to kick in, here are some possibilities to blow… Keep Reading

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Spring at Swarthmore

Spring is the beginning of everything. A time when we can brush off the dust from the mistakes and regrets we kept hidden all winter, and step outside and find a refreshing new take on our lives. Even here at Swarthmore, the little college bubble we all (for the most part) happily reside in, spring… Keep Reading

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Order a pizza, and it shall come

Salam sejahtera, saya mampu bertutur dalam pelbagai bahasa dan ia memperkasakan saya — Hi, I speak multiple languages and that empowers me. As an ethnic Chinese from Malaysia (a country that’s not particularly kind to the children of immigrants), I was brought up to view languages as a currency of sorts, a means to buy… Keep Reading

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A Happy Psuedo-Persian New Year

When it comes to observing cultural holidays while at Swat, being away from my home and family has always been a challenge. No matter the occasion, I always find myself defying conventional traditionalism and celebrating a filtered-down, dorm-room-makeshift interpretation of the holiday. With the vernal equinox comes one of my favorite family holidays: Norooz. Celebrated… Keep Reading

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You’ve just crossed over into the friendzone

The splash zone is fun to be in, “The Twilight Zone” is fun to watch, and the subduction zone is something I’m sure natural science students love to learn about. But the zone that no one likes, the zone that makes people cringe, the zone that screams GET OUT is that of (drum roll please)… Keep Reading

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Womyn Power Playlist: Love God Herself

As you probably already know, last Wednesday was International Women’s Day (or should I say, womyn’s day) — a day for celebrating and empowering womyn, while acknowledging and generating discourse on how to change structural barriers. If there is one exemplary way for womyn to empower ourselves, it is music. Music, just like any form… Keep Reading

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