Art and history are intrinsically intertwined, as history, whether it be that of ancient societies or the modern day, is exhibited within artworks left behind. One of the most important jobs art has, then, is the preservation and exportation of history. It
Swarthmore prides itself on being a diverse and inclusive community, but this commitment is being tested by a proposal by the Student Government Organization (SGO) to eliminate the wages of the Phoenix’s editorial board as well as those of Voices. Since 1881,
The rise and subsequent entrenchment of woke culture – wherein individuals adopt an obsessive and blinkered approach towards civil rights issues – in higher education institutions has resulted in the erosion of intellectual rigor that flows from nuanced debate around contested issues.
Alexis Metoyer ʼ23 started ballet accidentally at four years old when her mom put her in a class to help burn some excess energy. The choice to stick with it, though, has been Alexis’s every year since. A decade and a half
Part of Our World: Why The Little Mermaid Casting is Important and What The Outrage Shows About Cognitive Dissonance in White Society
I know that I am not alone in being tired of Disney making live-action remakes of its classic animated movies. Of course, there is nothing inherently wrong with doing this. The issue is that Disney reliably butchers every single one of them.
In celebration of Valentine’s Day, the library of the college where I’m currently studying abroad ran a special event: students could email the librarian expressing their interest in having a blind date with a book. The next day, students would go to
In my previous piece, I outlined this pervasive feeling of being <, this mix of imposter syndrome, stereotype threat, and my own insecurities blended together in a, to say mildly, unappetizing concoction. Since then, I’ve spent the past month interviewing four mathematics
In the film adaption of the book with the same title, Moxie (Amy Poehler, 2021) follows 16-year-old Vivian (Hadley Robinson) as she publishes an anonymous zine in response to sexism at her school. The movie begins with Vivian, an introverted junior, struggling
According to a Swarthmore Institutional Research compilation of the class of 2018, four different popular majors have a disproportionate amount of students identifying as men. These statistics do not come as a surprise to many female Swarthmore students in these fields. Many
Why does my math class have so few girls? Why did the engineering department here have only one female professor last year? These are the types of questions many girls in S.T.E.M. at Swat tend to ask ourselves. Issues of underrepresentation of