Swarthmore student-athletes help determine NCAA policy

Swarthmore’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, composed of members from all of the college’s 22 varsity athletics teams, is known for its efforts to promote community engagement and school spirit and to represent the college in NCAA Division III affairs. The Swarthmore SAAC’s more

Garnet men’s basketball prepares for season in Scandinavia

Before the start of the semester, the Men’s Basketball team took a trip through Denmark, Sweden, and Finland, where they scrimmaged several local basketball teams. In addition to their games, the team also had the opportunity to explore Copenhagen, Stockholm, and Helsinki,

Band Profile: Dirty Mike and The Boys

Known as one of Swarthmore’s most entertaining musical ensembles, Dirty Mike and the Boys have become a prominent force in Swarthmore’s musical scene over the past three years. The five-member band features Tyler “Don Jon” Zon ’16 and Cole “the Funk” Graham

Band Profile: Funk the Patriarchy

Swarthmore funk-pop combo Funk the Patriarchy brought its soulful, groovy style to Battle of the Bands last weekend. The eight member band is composed of Sam Wallach Hanson ’18 on tenor saxophone, Christine Emery ’16 on trumpet, Seth Stancroff ’19 on drums,

Theater, dance, orchestra combine in “Soldat”

This past Saturday night, Swarthmore’s resident musical ensemble Orchestra 2001 performed Stravinsky’s “Histoire du soldat,” along with a collection of pieces composed and arranged by students and alumni. The performance of “Histoire du soldat,” which was conducted by current Swarthmore lecturer Andrew

Kelley Langhans performs Senior Vocal Recital

Last Saturday evening in the Lang Concert Hall, Kelley Langhans ’16 held her senior vocal recital. Langhans, a mezzo-soprano and California native, performed a variety of selections from composers including Schumann, Handel, and Hahn. The recital, which was attended by approximately 50

Wendy Xu ’15 returns to Swarthmore with new moves

Swarthmore alumna Wendy Xu ’15 made a return to campus last Sunday, when she led a hip-hop choreography workshop in the Lang Performing Arts Center. The early afternoon workshop was sponsored by the college’s own Rhythm N Motion Dance Company. Xu, a