Month: February 2012

Organized C.H.A.O.S. stomps its way to victory on MainStage

The ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance’s MainStage was filled to capacity last Saturday night for the seventh annual Steady Steppin’ Forward step competition, which was hosted by Sankofa, the College’s own step team.

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Harlem comes to life in Ruby Lounge

Black History Month is most often about history with a capital ‘H,’ about the people, the movements and the macroscopic changes.

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Swarthmore professor dissects Hong Kong filmmaker’s method

Following Thursday’s screenings of Wong Kar-Wai’s In the Mood for Love and Fallen Angels, Chinese Professor Haili Kong of Swarthmore gave a talk titled “Time, Space & Being – Wong Kar-Wai’s Cinematic Illustrations of Hong Kong Identity.”

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Mathematician delights with revival of baroque harpsichord

Last Sunday afternoon, students of the College and members of the community filled the auditorium of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute for what was perhaps one of the most unusual musical events of the year:

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Zambezi dance party bathes winter’s night in sunny melodies

CenterStage at the ‘62 Center for Theatre and Dance hummed with the joyful sounds of the Club Zambezi Dance Party on Friday evening, the first of two performances from the African marimba band last weekend.

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Gotye Making Mirrors

Fresh Off the Airwaves: ‘Making Mirrors’ by Gotye

Gotye has been composing music since the early 2000s, yet he has only recently attained international recognition.

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Ephs drop Jumbos, advance to semis

On Saturday, the fifth-seeded men (12-8-5, 8-8-2 in the NESCAC) faced off against fourth-seeded Tufts in a NESCAC quarterfinal match that ended in an exciting 4-3 overtime win for Williams.

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Men’s swimming clinches conference crown

Men’s swimming and diving (6 -2) capped its regular season with a rousing victory in last weekend’s NESCAC Championships, edging runner-up Amherst 2011-1959 for the team’s 10th consecutive conference title.

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Skiing grabs fifth at EISA championship

Skiing wrapped up its regular season with a strong fifth-place showing at the Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association (EISA) championships at Middlebury last weekend.

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Working within our means: Evaluating the College’s curricular priorities

A student initiative to introduce an Asian American studies concentration to the College’s curriculum has recently gained momentum following a series of informational events, the passage of a resolution of support by College Council (CC) and the circulation of a campus-wide petition.

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