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In favor of the sit-in

In favor of the sit-in

To the Editor: Gail and I met on our first day of orientation at Swarthmore and have been married almost 49 years. Although we don’t agree on everything, we both feel that our alma mater…

Campus Journal

Editor-in-Chief on Ride the Tide: formative event

Editor-in-Chief on Ride the Tide: formative event

I met my first Swarthmore friend at Ride the Tide. I can’t remember now, but I think we first bonded…

Deep ambivalence on Ride the Tide, maybe worth it

Deep ambivalence on Ride the Tide, maybe worth it

I didn’t go to my own Ride the Tide in the spring of 2012. It was the weekend of the…

What’s Ur Quirk?

What’s Ur Quirk?

This week’s CJ theme is “Quirky.” I was a little baffled when I heard that. I’ve been called quirky enough…

D&D & RPGs: Swarthmore’s hidden nerd culture

D&D & RPGs: Swarthmore’s hidden nerd culture

Earlier this semester, Psi Phi hosted its twice-yearly Cookies and Characters event, where dungeon masters — or game masters, as…

Sex and Nerf guns? Trying to move past our vision of ML

Sex and Nerf guns? Trying to move past our vision of ML

Like most people on campus, I’ve always had a well-defined idea of “Mary Lyon culture,” and, like most opinions on…

Buying your soul from the liberal arts experience

Buying your soul from the liberal arts experience

I was assigned your account, because you’re quirky, and I’m the quirkiest they had. I always say, “If you don’t…

The LARP at Swat continues ever on

The LARP at Swat continues ever on

Confession time: When I was a kid, I played a lot of Dungeons & Dragons. My mom sent me to…

Quirky’s a myth and you’re still alone, sorry

Quirky’s a myth and you’re still alone, sorry

Unsurprisingly, given last week’s column, I’m still single. I’d given myself one week as the final bracket within which I…

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March Madness heats up, can Kentucky be beat?

March Madness heats up, can Kentucky be beat?

The NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament, or “March Madness,” is a single-elimination tournament that has…

Freshmen bring additional talent to men’s tennis team

Weekend roundup

Barkley’s egotism hampers team

Athlete of the month: Liam Fitzstevens