Generation Z’s Preferred Medium for Artistic Sharing

As an artist in quarantine, I find myself agonizing over the thought that I must create amazing work during this time. I continuously hear the phrase ‘Shakespeare wrote King Lear in quarantine,” an idea that I think is meant to be inspiring,


Not Just Another Meme Thread

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. Editor’s note:

A reflection on self-efficacy and social media

A couple weekends ago, I saw Chris Thile, a mandolin-playing musician with three Grammys and the MacArthur Genius Award. During a pre-show demonstration for Swat students and staff, Thile spoke about a delicate part of being human. He presented us with a

The Facebook feed tells the story

Social media presents us with a rare opportunity. It provides us with a glimpse of our past selves, so we can reflect on how things have changed and how we’ve grown. I’ve found this to be especially true in the last few