2 Girls 1 Column: The Best

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. Seeing as

Seize the decade, not just the day

Zac Arestad’s column last week plainly and jarringly posed a question that we, lucky enough to have a place in this gilded institution, have likely grappled with in one form or another: “Am I worth it?” Sure, we are some of the

Rough sex, hitting the elusive three and sex tapes

Why don’t boys like me? — LonelyGirl95 Dearest LonelyGirl95, Are you really certain that’s the case? Love is a battlefield and sometimes words can’t communicate the horrors of war effectively. A radical approach to this would be to redefine your weapons of

Dear Nehmat: Advice to International Students

Dear international freshmen, I know that you have been assaulted with information and advice in the last week or so, and your brains are not processing much anymore. So while you wrap your head around the new-ness of it all, let me

Stay Gold: Advice from David Toland

Respect your elders. Learn from the people who have walked the path before you. Respect those people because sooner than you can imagine you are going to be old as well. We are all moving in different directions in life. I am

A Guide To Getting It In

Since I am writing a sex and dating column, I feel like it’s appropriate that I start with an article about swag. I’m sure you all have heard “swag” used in different contexts; purple swag, swag me out, pretty boy swag, etc.,

Confidential to a Friend

I was very upset when I received your letter this week, X. I had no idea that this was what you’ve been going through for the last two years. I apologize for not being a more attentive friend; I truly was clueless.

Dear Nestor: Scared Senior

Dear Nestor, I’m a senior applying for jobs and I’m scared that I sound juvenile in my interviews. My interviewers never react to what I’m saying, which makes me think that they aren’t interested, even though I think I’m talking about the most