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Information in the Age of Information

In this so-called Age of Information, what information is really available? And who gets to decide that?

Black Culture Center Digital Archive

Given the upcoming 50th anniversary of the Swarthmore Black Cultural Center (BCC) in 2020, Dean Dion Lewis, the Dean of the Junior Class and the Director of the Black Cultural Center, has expressed interest in creating a digital archival of the Black Cultural Center’s history. An easily accessible archival does not currently exist, blocking an important part of Swarthmore’s history to the public.

Barnchive: A Swarthmore Project

Samantha Herron ‘18 and Hazlett Henderson ‘17 are undertaking a project of great personal and communal import: collecting and forming into an archive materials from the Barn, an infamous off-campus building that houses Swarthmore students. We have yet to discover who first called our home the “Barn”, but we can assure you that it resembles a barn both inside and out.

Digital Plants, or, How the Physical is Made Digital

This semester I participated in a digital humanities project. I also grew plants in a garden.