Ruth Ozeki offers stunning presentation, for the time being

  The prophecy foretold by the outcropping of Hello Kitty lunch boxes and the endless barrage of English department emails was finally realized when Ruth Ozeki came to campus last Thursday. Following a lunch during which the aforementioned meal tins (you try

McCabe exhibit proves and takes pride in Black life on campus

“It was as if blacks were invisible,” reads a quote from an anonymous Swarthmore alumna, understated and in tiny font on the wall directly across from the entrance to McCabe Library. Referencing the presence of Black students on Swarthmore’s campus and carefully

Photography through a dark, powerful lens

As one of many celebrations of Black History Month at Swarthmore, the studio art department and black studies program have in conjunction brought Thomas Allen Harris’s recent film “Through a Lens Darkly” to campus. The work balances historical context while maintaining its

Subtext written on sculpture in “Uncontained”

by Ian Holloway They are discussing a piece of sculpture that resembles a cup.  The cup, part of Kevin Snipes’ List Gallery exhibit “Uncontained,” presents those curious with more challenges than the task of drinking water.  It begs, primarily, a deep consideration

On the top floor of Beardsley, hidden treasures

Maybe it is telling of the college’s Quaker roots that in order to see some student artwork you go into the gray art building, walk up four flights of gray stairs into a gray hallway with no signs or decorations or resources

Time-hopping “Earthquakes in London” to show in LPAC

“Earthquakes in London,” written in 2010 by British playwright Mike Bartlett, is a pro-divestment family drama that stretches from 50 years in the past to 500 years in the future.  The show is set in London, where there may or may not