In the Spirit of Transparency

As COVID-19 outbreaks pop up on college campuses across the country and as colleges grapple with the task of enforcing strict social distancing measures, the job of covering those outbreaks and colleges’ punitive measures has oftentimes fallen on student newspapers. Since the

Journalism As Activism: A Talk With Photojournalist Marcio Pimenta

On Feb. 19 and 20, Marcio Pimenta, an internationally-recognized freelance photographer and journalist, held a student talk and public lecture discussing entry into the journalism profession and the activism aspect of the industry. Pimenta’s two events were sponsored by the Lang Center

BIENVENIDOS BLANCOS! NOIR — The Cigarette Stubs Version

Disclaimer: This article is a work of satire based on a previously published interview with director Alex Torra. This work aims to satirize the student journalist’s creative process rather than the play BIENVENIDOS BLANCOS or the interviewee. The circumstances surrounding the interview

The Phoenix Mission Statement: 2020

As we begin the Spring 2020 semester, The Phoenix editorial board wants to reflect on our purpose and responsibilities as a publication and formally revise our mission statement. Since 1881, The Phoenix has undertaken the task of devoting itself to the best


Masha Gessen Speaks at Swarthmore

In the second installment of the Activism Under Totalitarianism lecture series, award-winning author and journalist Masha Gessen came to Swarthmore’s campus on Oct. 23. They participated in a candid conversation about recent developments in Russian politics as well as the evolving field

Lang Center Launches Three-Year Pulitzer Center Partnership

In response to growing student interest in exploring such issues through written and photographic journalism, filmmaking, and radio broadcasts, the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility has entered into a three-year partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting (https://pulitzercenter.org/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIm9ry8KLs5AIVQj0MCh3mNwhQEAAYASAAEgIgHPD_BwE). Under

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