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Delving into Dostoevsky’s ‘Notes from Underground’

“Notes from Underground” is commonly considered Fyodor Dostoevsky’s first great novel. Many of the themes in this novella are further developed in his later books, particularly in “Crime and Punishment.” As Swarthmore English professor Philip Weinstein noted in the lecture on “Notes from Underground” held last week, “[the man from underground is] a quarry that… Keep Reading

Dorm Dive: Phil Koshy

Former resident and current RA Phil Koshy continues a Willets Legacy Senior Philip Koshy is a seasoned resident and dedicated advocate of Willets. The biology major and psychology minor has lived on the second floor of Willets for three consecutive years, two of which were as a Residential Advisor. He is currently an RA on… Keep Reading


SREHUP organizes phone bank to protest welfare program cuts

The Student-Run Emergency Housing Unit, more commonly known as SREHUP, held a phone bank on Tuesday and Wednesday in Shane Lounge to protest a budget cut proposed by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett that eliminates some of the state’s funding for welfare and education programs. SREHUP is an organization run by university students in the Philadelphia… Keep Reading

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The Oscars return with an eye towards the past

Nate Blum puts forth his Academy Award predictions, discusses categories The 84th Academy Awards will be held this Sunday, marking the end of one cinematic year and the beginning of another. A common theme for this year’s nominees is bittersweet nostalgia. Whether straight period pieces like “The Help” (four nominations) or “The Artist” (10 nominations),… Keep Reading

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