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Not Your Mother’s Prom

The high school prom does not usually provide fodder for larger issues of societal representation. It typically entails dancing, hijinks and perhaps tomfoolery — or does it? “Prom: Photographs by Mary Ellen Mark,” on view now through October 28 in the Julien Levy Gallery in the Perelman Building of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, considers… Keep Reading

Campus Journal/Columns

Seasonal Beer Guide: Part II

Even though my previous column was focused on Summer and Fall seasonal beers, I alluded to the fact that having more beer on the shelves is not necessarily always the best thing for consumers. Like any product, a gap between the information consumers have when making a purchase and the reality of the product they… Keep Reading

Around Campus/Campus Journal

Alums Collaborate on Music Video in LPAC

Since graduation this May, Cecily Bumbray ’12 has energetically pursued a career as a singer-songwriter. And while she’s only been gone for a little more than three months, last Thursday Bumbray returned to Swarthmore—not to visit old friends and professors, reminisce, or casually revel in the vibrant late summer arboretum colors, but instead to film… Keep Reading

Campus Journal/Columns

Tips for First Years: Getting It In At College

Ah, the beginning of my final year at Swat, the only college where students have more homework than sex. Regardless of how much (or how little) sex happens on this campus, I’m happy to be a sexually deactivated student here. And since I am a senior, I’m going to take some time away from pulling… Keep Reading

Campus Journal/Columns

The 2012 Pulitzer

I think it would be wise to begin with a brief overview of the process by which a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction is awarded. The general outline of the process is consistent, though the specific details of the process vary each year. The Pulitzer Board, which consists of 18 distinguished professionals in the fields of… Keep Reading

Breaking News/News

Liquor license in Ville up for approval

The Swarthmore Inn project continues to move forward, as the college filed an application for a liquor license over the summer. Vice President for Facilities and Services C. Stuart Hain, who serves on the Design Oversight Committee for the Town Center West Project, one component of a 34-point plan to revitalize the borough’s downtown area… Keep Reading

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