News Poetry, Pranks, Culinary Careers, and Fencing October 20, 2010 Jiuxing June Xie Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG. The poet and Pushcart Prize recipient Peter Campion read some of his work at Swarthmore the week before break. Photo by Jiuxing June Xie. John Fischer '81 talked before break about his experience working in the culinary industry. Activist group The Yes Men gave a Cooper-sponsored lectuer the Thursday before break. Blaine O'Neil '11 (at podium) was called up to talk about work that he and Zach Postone '11 (middle right) did with Yes Men Andy Bichlbaum (far left) and Mike Bonnano (far right), among others, in Copenhagen. Photo by Jiuxing June Xie. The fencing club hosted a tournament on campus the first Saturday of break. Photo by Kevin Terusaki.