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On Mitchell and Ivanek: when good actors go bad

As any avid television fan knows, one of the most disheartening events in one’s life is realizing that a personally beloved actor has been cast in a show that’s simply not good. Over the years, I’ve watched this phenomenon happen several times. Whether due to cancellation, the show’s natural conclusion or the actor’s decision to… Keep Reading

Around Campus/Campus Journal

Yellow Stocking Players to perform Night of Scenes

If you’ve seen even one play, whether a professional production or the product of a high school’s drama class, you have likely seen a performance of Shakespeare. One of the most performed of all English playwrights, Shakespeare dominates the curriculum of English and theatre classes. From “Macbeth” to “Hamlet” to “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” the… Keep Reading

Around Campus/News

Swat’s numbers of alcohol-related incidents remain low

Alcohol-related incidents at Swarthmore have remained remarkably low for the past few years, and this trend seems likely to continue. According to the Clery Report, available to all students from Public Safety, the number of liquor law arrests has been around 20 to 30 per calendar year, and the number of referrals for liquor law… Keep Reading

Season/Sports/Winter

Swimming beats Widener, McDaniel to open season

Coming off a 2010-11 season in which both teams achieved a third-place showing at the Centennial Conference championships, the Swarthmore men’s and women’s swim teams roared into the 2011-12 campaign last week, retooled and ready to take on the conference. Boasting a high percentage of returning contributors and an impressive crop of first-years, the Garnet… Keep Reading

Season/Sports/Winter

Fencers old and new stand out at individual event

At an event this weekend at Temple University, coach Marshal Davis got the chance to see what the individual members of the Swarthmore fencing team could do against a range of competition. Davis was not disappointed. “We just graduated twelve of eighteen starts last year,” Davis said. “The team is very young right now. But… Keep Reading

Season/Sports/Winter

Club soccer beats TCNJ, falls to Stevens Institute

Swarthmore Men’s Club Soccer split a doubleheader this Saturday, hosted at Haverford College. The team opened the day with a decisive 6-2 defeat of The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), but was forced to turn right around and play the strong club from Stevens Institute of Technology. That 5-2 loss brought Swarthmore’s record to 2-2… Keep Reading

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