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Album of the Week: Proxima Estacion: Esperanza by Manu Chao  Music is a beautiful thing. It brings together people of all different ages, races, ethnicities, genders, sexualities, etc. In many cases, music also serves as a bridge between people who speak different

Spanish Program Branches Off To Form Separate Department

On May 17, 2019, the college Council on Educational Policy put up to a faculty vote a proposition to turn Spanish into its own department, independent of the department of modern languages and literature. In a decision with 96% in favor, the

Voices of Argentina in Film

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. Leticia El


Spanish program seeks department status

The Modern Languages and Literature Department is composed of seven different language programs, making it the largest department at the college. Of these, the Spanish program is the biggest, both in terms of enrolled students and classes offered. As such, there has