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Symbolic space: Quakerism is good for Swarthmore

Op-Ed by Ben Goossen Over the past few days I have heard many student and faculty conversations generated by Sam Zhang’s column “Why Quakerism at Swarthmore is counterproductive” in the 11/03/11 issue of The Phoenix. While I would like to thank Sam for engaging this topic and for getting so many people talking, I will… Keep Reading

Campus Journal/Columns

Donald Glover as Childish Gambino

Hip-hop music developed through street culture in New York in the late 1960’s emerging from a rhythm once highly electronic in nature. Vocal hip-hop artists accompany rhythm with an commentary on social issues in rap. What makes a dense powerful rap is the combination of stylistic factors that create social awareness and introspection on identity,… Keep Reading

Around Campus/Campus Journal

Real Food Festival shows ways to be sustainable

If you happened to pass through the open space across from the Swarthmore Co-op this weekend, you would have heard joyful music and seen children playing, parents collecting brochures and asking questions around different tables or people shaking jars. Grow, Cook, Eat: A Hands-on Farmers’ Market is an event that is part of the Real… Keep Reading

Campus Journal/Columns

A rundown of frozen dessert options in Philadelphia

Frozen and sweet and never out of season: Jen Johnson describes the local favorites Granted, ice cream is not the most seasonal dessert to be discussing in mid-November in the Northeast. Don’t worry, though; these local favorites are unlikely to go belly-up before the warm days occur, as far off as they might currently appear.… Keep Reading

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