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Digital publishing arrives in foreign markets

My recent trips to The Netherlands and Brazil surprised me by revealing just how globalized (read: Americanized) the world is: most people listen to Top 40, read U.S. books in translation and covet pricey, imported digital technology. An iPad in Amsterdam is envied; a copy of “Twilight” in Rio de Janiero overshadows Clarice Lispector or… Keep Reading

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Advent of Halloween sees horror TV outdo film

As Halloween looms less than a week away, this time of year would usually be a period of celebration for the quintessential horror fan. Unfortunately, the month of October has been severely deficient in its output of quality horror movies. Or horror movies in general for that matter. Since the first week of October, the… Keep Reading

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Traverse to Philly’s Old City for fine arts, sweet treats

Visitors to Philadelphia can spend a whole day exploring the historical attractions of the urban core between 6th Street and Penn’s landing — the Constitution Center, the Liberty Bell, the Betsy Ross House, etc. Today, the neighborhood these national historical treasures call home is a thriving commercial district and a hub of activity for Philadelphia’s… Keep Reading


Volleyball sweeps, defeats first ranked opponent

At the risk of inadvertently summarizing much of this season, it is hard to imagine things going better for the Swarthmore volleyball team than how they went this Saturday. Celebrating Homecoming Weekend and Senior Day on their home court in the Swarthmore Quad Match, the Garnet swept all three matches it played, losing just one… Keep Reading


Women’s soccer demolishes CCNY, eyes playoffs

With the season winding down to its final week and a playoff spot up for grabs in the last game of the year, the Swarthmore women’s soccer team took a moment last Saturday to look back even as it was taking a step toward the postseason. During a 9-1 non-conference beatdown of the CCNYBeavers, the Garnet… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Allie Coleman

WHAT SHE’S DONE: Coleman tallied 111 assists total in Swarthmore’s Quad Match sweep. FAVORITE CAREER MOMENT: “When we beat Gettysburg for the first time in program history. We played a great match and ended up beating them in 3 [sets].” WHAT SHE WANTS TO DO: “We want to win out [in] conference play and win… Keep Reading

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