Cultural appropriation in trap must go

Appropriation of black style is and has been a prominent issue in discussion surrounding pop culture. In my view black culture is pop culture, therefore any assimilation of pop culture is an assimilation of black culture. This dynamic of incorporating aspects of

The Politics Behind Halloween Costumes

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. In the

Some identities are Halloween-inappropriate

On September 26th, Swarthmore students, faculty, staff and administrators gathered to remember the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri and the untold lives lost due to police brutality nationwide.  Coming out of the Ferguson event, Race to Action, the namesake of the event