Drumming and dancing bring unique form of unity

This semester, Sedinam Worlanyo ’17 and Eileen Hou ’16 worked as interns for Intergenerational Drum and Dance Project, which involves about 28 participants, mostly from the Greater Philadelphia community. Every Saturday morning for  four weeks, the participants attended a class at the


Divergent Movie Improves Upon Book

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. Divergent is

Artist Spotlight: Rachel Fresques’ balanced ballet

For senior Rachel Fresques, ballet is a balancing act. As one of the most structured forms of dance, its beauty lies in the relationship between form and expression. “I really like that ballet is so structured,” she said. “What I find so

New Gaga album risks leaving out fans

Lady Gaga’s ARTPOP is much more than the sum of its parts. The album, a collaboration with the likes of Zedd, Madeon, David Guetta, will.i.am and Def Jam’s legendary founder, Rick Rubin, is synergetic. It crosses genre between synth-pop, hip-hop and electronic,