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The Quest to be Costumed

As a child, during the heady, early stages of Halloween costume planning, when I was constrained only by my imagination and the fine motor skills necessary to render its products in Magic Marker, I was always attracted by the idea of becoming

Swarthmore Halloween Costumes 2017

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. Happy November!

How to Spookify Your Playlist

Around again comes the seasonal dilemma: when I yearn for skeleton memes and colorful leaves, how can I maximize the spookiness of my Halloween playlist? Take a break from your differential calculus class, because I’ve already done the optimization calculations; here are

September’s Guide to October’s Favorites

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. Alright, what

Swarthmore Halloween Costumes 2016

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. From the

Rocky Horror Remake is an Aesthetic Mess

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. Last Halloween,

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

Halloween: costume and community

I have always loved Halloween. When I was little, it meant spending long thrilling days on elaborate cardboard constructions with my family – notable products of our labor were my furry pink telephone and tooth costumes. I played dress up around the

Halloween party generally successful, space still an issue

Three calls were made from the college to the Swarthmore Borough Police Department during the Halloween party last Saturday. Although Worth Health Center has a policy against sharing detailed information regarding student use of its resources, director Beth Kotarski wrote in an

International Horror film fest spooks students

Last Saturday, in honor of Día de los Muertos and Halloween, constituents of the college’s department of modern languages and literatures teamed up to bring a wide selection of international horror films to the Language Resource Center. The French department kicked off