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Analyzing the first month of the NBA season

As the 2017-2018 NBA season nears the conclusion of its first month, several unexpected and exciting storylines are emerging. In the Eastern Conference, only three of last year’s NBA Playoffs participants would make the postseason if the season ended today (Boston Celtics, Washington Wizards, and Toronto Raptors). In fact, the three-time reigning Eastern Conference champions,… Keep Reading

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The Quest to be Costumed

As a child, during the heady, early stages of Halloween costume planning, when I was constrained only by my imagination and the fine motor skills necessary to render its products in Magic Marker, I was always attracted by the idea of becoming an inanimate object. I think it was the promise of complete transformation that… Keep Reading


Board game night is a winner at Kitao

Kitao organized a board game night Friday for the frisky few who felt like having fun. The appointed time came and then the people did, the repurposed fraternity illuminated with soft but sufficient lighting, its walls reverberating with the sounds of a Motown playlist curated by Amal Sagal ’19. Students played Mousetrap until they realized… Keep Reading


Poetry Contest Winning Entry!

The First Bi-Weekly Phoenix Poetry Contest Has A winner! Enjoy the odic musings of Reuben Gelley Newman ‘21   On the Morning of the Lunar Eclipse your mother hears thrashing and when she wakes up looks downstairs, outside: a rabbit whose feet were snapped in rat traps clattering across grey concrete. Before you call Animal… Keep Reading


Updates at the WRC

While I have always known the Women’s Resource Center existed, it has not yet played a major role in my life at Swat; I visited it a grand total of once, for Cookie in a Jar night (even now, I remember that bitter tang of disappointment upon realizing that required actual cooking and not receiving… Keep Reading

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