Serena Yang ’23 is from New York City. She is our very first artist of the week who is a writer! Yang is in OASIS, on the editorial board of Small Craft Warnings, and hosts a WSRN radio show. She is also
A small but hearty crowd of students gathered at Kitao last Saturday to listen to poems and the occasional rap and song. The open mic was hosted by Swarthmore’s Organization for Low Income Students and Our Art Spoken in Soul — Swarthmore’s
Last Wednesday evening, walking into the comfy and colorful IC room for Remi Kanazi’s event, who has had his political commentary featured in news outlets all over the world such as Salon, Al Jazeera English, and BBC radio event, I was pleasantly
Last Saturday, Swarthmore’s spoken word group, OASIS, hosted its annual qualifier for the College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational. This is the fourth running year that OASIS has sent a team to the invitational, which this year will take place in Richmond, Va.
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. On March
Swarthmore writers come in all forms and draw inspiration from a variety of sources. They all, however, are linked by their passion for writing and a shared enthusiasm for written expression, from poetry to prose. Many Swarthmore writers, from renowned, published alumni
You’ve probably seen Noel Quiñones ’15 in his element — short-brimmed hat barely covering his dark tuft of hair, rocking a vest and a pair of jeans, voice tense and confident, as he invites you into the world of slam poetry. Painting
Last year, Swarthmore students travelled to Los Angeles to participate for the first time in the College Union Poetry Slam Invitational. This year Swarthmore’s CUPSI team will compete again, this time at Barnard College in New York. This year’s team consists of