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Senior artist exhibitions explore multimedia, genre

Senior Miyuki Baker recently was awarded a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, while currently working on putting together her senior art show. “I’m really excited to have finally found a focus for my show, which will play on the idea that our identities are like the clothes that we wear. Since I work in mixed media… Keep Reading

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Opening doors, minds through sign language

Following a weekend packed with performances, workshops and lectures, the seven poets featured in the International Festival of Sign Language Poetry “Signing Hands Across the Water” kept shaping the same sign in describing their experiences to the event organizer: an opening door. Representing a span of ages and geographic locations, and communicating in both British… Keep Reading

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Black Tie, Inc. hosts parties in spirit of social activism

The newly formed group Black Tie, Incorporated is putting a new spin on social activism. Created at the beginning of this year by four juniors, the group’s mission is to raise money and awareness for different causes by throwing on-campus parties. The creators, Henry Ainley ’12, Kojo Boateng ’14, Andres Bueno ’13, Cariad Chester ’13,… Keep Reading

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New Writing Center speaking program in early stages

Within the next couple of years, Swarthmore students will likely see the addition of another acronym to the school’s distinctive lexicon. Since 2008, the Writing Center has been working on developing the Speaking Associates, or SPA program. Currently in its pilot phase, the goal of this program will be to help students hone their skills… Keep Reading

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Flag waving sparks student, dean reactions

Last Thursday, a male visitor to the college waved the stars and bars of the confederate flag during the closing minutes of Pub Nite. The visitor, as well as some Swarthmore students standing near him, allegedly pushed one student who asked him to put the flag away and called another a “giant slut.” Although only… Keep Reading

Christina Obiajulu ’12

Swat Style Snapshot: Lingustics, Westfield, NJ, Parrish Her Current Outfit: Obiajulu has sourced every component of her outfit from different thrift stores. Her cream colored, lace blouse is from Goodwill on South Chester Road. Because the shirt is cropped, she has tucked it into a pair of high-waisted shorts. “I’m not a fan of the… Keep Reading

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