Contra Dancing, Senior Recitals, Japan Relief, LAX Conference, and More

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.

Professor Raquel Greene of Grinnell College presents an historical overview of the African/African-American presence in Russia from the 18th century to the present. Photo by Se Eun Gong.
Photographer Gregory Halpern discussed his work with Swarthmore students. Photo by Jiuxing June Xie.
Swarthmore College Studio Art alumni panelists Becca Van Fleet Webb '03, Andrea Packard '85 and Jessica Daryl Winer '84 discussing their art careers. Photo by Jiuxing June Xie.
Andrew Plotkin, award-winning interactive fiction author and software developer, led a play-through of a work of interactive fiction and talked about the process of writing interactive fiction. Photo by Jiuxing June Xie.
Sirkka Natti and Ben Starr at their senior recital. Photo by Jiuxing June Xie.
Contra dancing in Upper Tarble. Photo by Jiuxing June Xie.
Contra dancing in Upper Tarble. Photo by Jiuxing June Xie.
Contra dancing in Upper Tarble. Photo by Jiuxing June Xie.
The LAX Conference networking reception and student poster session. Photo by Jiuxing June Xie.
The LAX Conference networking reception and student poster session. Photo by Jiuxing June Xie.
The LAX Conference networking reception and student poster session. Photo by Jiuxing June Xie.
The LAX Conference networking reception and student poster session. Photo by Jiuxing June Xie.