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PAFA Remembers WWI

What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “war art”? I’m not sure why, but I used to be (and still am) slightly averse to it. Maybe it was the dark humor of twentieth century war literature, or maybe it had something to do with an internalized false dichotomy between aesthetics and politics. Some… Keep Reading

Columns

World Baseball Classic Takes Center Stage

This March, people around the world have been tuning into an exciting tournament full of great players, upsets, passionate fanhood, and superstar performances, as players from across the globe compete to be the best team in the world. I, of course, am talking about the World Baseball Classic (WBC). The premier international competition of baseball… Keep Reading

Arts

Omar Mullick and These Birds Walk

The Monday evening after Spring Break, I walked into Sci 101 to see a loose crowd quietly waiting for the documentary screening event of These Birds Walk. The event is part of a new speaker series called “Reflections from the Field.” The event started with a short introduction to the filmmaker Omar Mullick who stood… Keep Reading

Columns

Big Dance Nearing Championship Round

There’s a reason they call the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament “March Madness”. And this year, it has indeed lived up to its name. The number one overall seed is out, the betting favorite is out, and the upsets have come on thick, leading to one of the most exciting tournaments in recent years.… Keep Reading

Columns/Opinions/Satire

Sharples voted as the best restaurant on campus

For the 53rd year, Sharples Dining Hall won the Best Cafeteria Award on Swarthmore’s campus. From food quality to sanitation, Sharples won first place in every category of judgment, easily beating out its competitors, a streak that has not been broken since 1964. “We are so proud of our achievement,” Sharples staff, Sadie McDelu said.… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week: Eliza Wainwright ’19

The attacker for the Women’s Lacrosse team from Middletown, DE is off to an electric start to the season. Last Saturday against Eastern University, Wainwright continued her stellar play, recording 6 goals in a 14-7 win.   Through only five games, Wainwright has already recorded more goals (20) than she did all of last year (16). In… Keep Reading

Columns/Sports

NBA MVP Race Is Tight

As the NBA’s season inches to a close, the MVP discussion has begun to heat up. This year’s MVP race is strikingly different from past years’ as there is still no clear favorite 69 games into an 82 game season. Just one season ago, Steph Curry of the Golden State Warriors was unanimously named unanimous… Keep Reading

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