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Must we make a friend of horror, Colonel Kurtz?

In one of the most memorable scenes from “Apocalypse Now,” Marlon Brando, shrouded in shadow, hisses out (amidst other drug-fueled demagogic babblings) that “Horror has a face . . . and you must make a friend of Horror.” Brando’s Colonel Kurtz (and at this point in his career, Brando’s Brando) is crazy. Like, really crazy.… Keep Reading

Around Campus/News

Student wellness a priority this semester

Paying attention to student wellness — the elements of which include emotional comfort, social well-being, and healthy academic performance — has become a niche at this college over the past few years. This year, first-year orientation revolved around an assemblage of wellness activities, school-wide interest in organizations promoting such activities has skyrocketed, and even the… Keep Reading

Around Campus/News

IC director Rafael Zapata to leave Swat

After almost 10 years of serving as Assistant Dean and Director of the Intercultural Center, Rafael Zapata will be leaving Swarthmore College in January 2012 for a position as Chief Diversity Officer and Associate Vice President at Providence College in Rhode Island. During his time at the college, Zapata has not only worked to form… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Emma Sindelar

WHAT SHE’S DONE: Sindelar’s game-winning goal against Haverford on Monday gave the Garnet a first-round playoff bye. WHAT THE MOMENT MEANS: “It means a lot that I was able to get that goal for my team to put us in a great spot for the playoffs. It was a perfect [pass] and I’m so glad… Keep Reading

Season/Sports/Winter

Men’s soccer misses playoffs

“It was a feeling of failure,” Roberto Contreras ’12 said of the locker room mood on Monday night. The Swarthmore men’s soccer team, last year’s Centennial Conference champion, ensured that they will have to wait at least a year to get back to the playoffs. Falling to Haverford 2-1, the Garnet (11-6, 5-4) officially failed… Keep Reading

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