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Watching A Tribe Called Quest’s “Can I Kick It?” video, I noticed one of the guys is wearing a Swarthmore hoodie. It would be a great piece of investigative journalism to figure out who he was. How many other small liberal arts colleges can claim to be represented in a pioneering hip-hop video?

—LARA COHEN, associate professor of English literature


Enterprising Swarthmorean Facebookers (with additional reporting by Bonita Applebum) solved this mystery: Ken Randolph ’94 hasn’t responded to our attempts to contact him, but here’s hoping he—and we all—keep flying high like a dove.