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Martha Howard and her donkey

Hee Haw

Fall 2018

On her farmette in Ohio, Martha Harrell Howard ’75 has bred and raised hundreds of miniature donkeys. 

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cartoon of Lucretia Mott doing stand-up comedy

What's So Funny?

Fall 2018

To honor more than a century of handmade student publications, we’ve created our own, mining Swarthmorean humor in the most obscure corners.

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a boot and seaweed

Fail Thee Well

Summer 2018

Failure comes in many mutable forms: A lost job. A burned pie. A cloud of ravenous aphids devouring a prized rose bush in midsummer.

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Kaori Kitao

To Her, With Love

Summer 2018

Kaori Kitao, the William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor Emerita of Art History, taught at Swarthmore from 1966 to 2001.

To many, she’s a legend, and one of the College’s all-time best educators.

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Black & White

Spring 2018

“Black-and-white in photography frees your mind from having to process all the colors,” says Ron Tarver, a visiting assistant professor of studio art.

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