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Humanity unravels within Conrad’s ‘Heart of Darkness’

Joseph Conrad’s “Heart of Darkness” is a disturbing tragedy that exposes the horror of the Congo in the late 19th century. Conrad writes from experience, since he was one of the representatives civilized societies, particularly Britain, sent to “civilize” the natives in the area. But these representatives often grew brutal and militant while abroad. The… Keep Reading

Campus Journal/Columns

Remember pale ale’s place in American brewing

In my previous column I began the long but fulfilling process of wrestling with the complicated and idiosyncratic naming system of beer styles. I touched on the historical, cultural and functional roots of some of the world’s most popular brands and why they taste the way they do. Because not everything could have and should… Keep Reading

Campus Journal/Weekly Features

Dorm Dive: The community spirit of Mary Lyon

Andrew Karas & Ben Goloff Situated off campus and arguably closer to Wallingford than the town of Swarthmore, Mary Lyon is generally not the most popular of dormitories. However, for first-year students Ben Goloff and Andrew Karas, Mary Lyon is a perfectly suitable place to live during their first year of college. Before they moved… Keep Reading

Around Campus/Campus Journal

WRC creates space for conversation, home cooking

This semester, students at Swarthmore College will have another party option on Saturday evenings. At the Women’s Resource Center (WRC), parties with different themes each week will provide a cozy and home-like atmosphere. This past Saturday, the themed party “Home Sweet Home” served home-cooked food with the goal of having “all the comforts of the… Keep Reading

Around Campus/News

Swarthmore lauded for leadership in undergraduate faculty research

The Research Corporation for Scientific Advancement (RSCA) has recently recognized Swarthmore College for its outstanding leadership in advancing scientific education among undergraduates. The college was ranked ninth in a list of liberal arts institutions awarded grants by the foundation during its 100 years of activity. Swarthmore has received 49 grants from RCSA to date. Described… Keep Reading

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New administrator will buttress ethics board

Created by the federal government to ensure that all research involving human subjects be ethically principled, the Institutional Review Board (IRB) has recently hired an administrator, Erin Starzyk, to be solely dedicated to the board and its work after years of having other faculty and staff take on the job as an extra responsibility. According… Keep Reading

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