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What a Museum Should Be

In the hyper-commercialized world of today, nearly every museum that visitors enter thrusts useless but appealing merchandise into their patrons’ faces, giving them more opportunities than they could possibly want or afford to buy artsy trinkets. Museums no longer consist of an admissions desk, a bathroom and galleries; now it would feel unusual, a refreshing… Keep Reading

Campus Journal/Columns

It’s All About Self-Expression

David Toland is an EVS Technician whose new column, Can You Dig It?, details his experiences at Swarthmore, in the US Army, and with his three children: a daughter, Hunter, 11; and two sons, Noah, 13, and David, 12. Driven by an enjoyment of poetry and digital story-telling fostered in Learning for Life, David is writing… Keep Reading

Around Campus/News

ENLACE kicks off Latin@ Heritage Month

The Latin@ student organization ENLACE is hosting a variety of events this month in celebration of Latin@ heritage and commemoration of its rich history in the United States. Latin@ Heritage Month hit the ground running with a lecture on Wednesday in the Science Center by Professor Frances Aparicio entitled “Embodying Latinidad: Intralatino/a Subjects in Chicago.”… Keep Reading

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Process To Get Van Certified Undergoes Changes

This summer, the Department of Public Safety and the Office of Environmental Health and Safety conducted an evaluation of the van certification process. In hopes of making the process more efficient and effective, Public Safety enlisted a college insurance representative who helped create a new, four-step van certification process. As Director of Public Safety Michael… Keep Reading

Breaking News/News

Remembering Dennis Archey

Dennis Archey, an Associate Director of Annual Giving, passed away on Sunday. He was 60 years old. Mr. Archey stressed the importance of students on campus, developing relationships with them alongside the alumni who were the center of his professional life. His stewardship of the Phonathon fundraising drive put him in contact with many students… Keep Reading

News

Comparing Meal Plans: Where Do College Students Eat Best?

Apparently, not every liberal arts college student dines like Swatties do at Sharples. Vassar and Sarah Lawrence College have varying meal plans, menus, and facilities, despite their similar demographics and geographic locations. Vassar is located in Poughkeepsie, New York. Although it serves 2,300 undergraduate students, it has only one dining hall, called the ACDC, or… Keep Reading

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Let’s Make Some Noize

The Noize, a collaborative media project between Chester High School and Swarthmore students that airs weekly on WSRN, will seek a charter this semester, expand on-campus involvement, and reinvigorate its original outreach aspect with on-site recruiting in Chester.“We’ve been kind of under the radar for a long time,” said Due Ho ’13, the current on-campus… Keep Reading

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