Swat Storytime: Madison Heppe ’16 Talks About Vocalization and Silence

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.

Madison’s Story – click to listen

Welcome to the sixth installment of Swat Storytime. This weekly feature showcases student and faculty voices, each sharing a brief, personal story in audio form.

Above is a link to a story told by Madison Heppe ’16 about the importance of speaking out – in volleyball as in life. When you don’t let your voice be heard, there are always consequences. Madison describes her coach’s crafty revenge to a team that refused to communicate effectively.

If you have a four to five minute-long story you would like to share, please email aholtzm1@swarthmore.edu to set up a recording time. This month’s theme is Silence.

Photo courtesy of Madison Heppe ’16


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