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Complaints Filed Against 4 Colleges Over Rapes, Including Swarthmore College

Women’s-rights attorney Gloria Allred says federal complaints have been filed against four U.S. colleges over how the colleges handle rape allegations.


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Swarthmore College Accused Of Not Handling Sexual Assaults On Campus Properly

Advocates have testimony from 22 victims who said their reports of assault were ignored by the college.


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Tough Times Push Colleges To Join Forces

How do colleges confront the costs of college without affecting quality? In these difficult economic times, there are some good examples.


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Swarthmore College Gets $20M Alumnus Gift

Swarthmore College has received a $20 million gift to increase financial aid and help renovate campus facilities, school officials announced Saturday.


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Swarthmore Women’s Hoops A Centennial Force

Swarthmore finishes with a19-6 record and for the first time since 04-05, they are headed to the Centennial Conference playoffs.



Swarthmore College Evacuated Due To Chemical Smell

A hall in Swarthmore College was evacuated due to a chemical smell Saturday afternoon.


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Swarthmore Receives Major Donation For New Engineering & Science Facility

The $50 million gift is from philanthropist Eugene Lang, Swarthmore Class of 1938 and an entrepreneur who has paid for the college education of 15,000 students through his “I Have A Dream” Foundation.


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3 Swarthmore College Students Injured In Italy Pub Melee

Three Pennsylvania college students studying in Rome are recovering from injuries suffered in a melee instigated by Italian soccer fans.


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Swarthmore College Revives Sororities After 79-Year Ban

Nearly 80 years after women at Swarthmore College voted to ban sororities because they were too exclusive, a group of female students will reinstate Greek life this spring after weathering months of polarizing debate on campus.


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College Waiting Lists

According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, a spot on the waitlist at an elite college doesn’t mean you’re closer to the finish line. The odds aren’t good!


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Author Says Money is Not The Way To Fix Schools

Reforming public education is not a phantom or a mirage, according to a Swarthmore College grad. It can be done and the secret is not money.


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Swarthmore Weighs Return of Sororities After Eight-Decade Ban

Sororities at Swarthmore were banned nearly 80 years ago for discriminating against Jews. But now, a small group of coeds wants to bring them back.


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Scott Arboretum Plant Sale

Plant sales are always fun, but when you can see the plants already grown up before you buy it’s even better.


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Penn State Drops From Top Spot On List Of Top Party Schools

Penn State University remains in the top ten, but it’s losing ground in an annual list of top party schools.


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BLOG: Best Colleges – Swarthmore Rates High For $

By Jim Donovan: If you have a child that will soon be heading off to college, or maybe your friends or family members are in that boat, the folks at The Priceton Review have just […]