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Swarthmore College Bans Greek Life After Leaked Documents Show Culture Of Assault
“Fraternities and sororities will no longer exist at the College,” President Valerie Smith announced Friday.
The Personal Is Always Political For Students Combating Sexual Violence On Campus
Swarthmore College student organizers are feeling the fallout after leading protests that forced the only two fraternities on campus to disband.
Swarthmore Students Stage Sit-In At Fraternity Known For Alleged 'Rape Attic'
Former Phi Psi members boasted about their sexual conquests and hazing rituals, leaked documents show.
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College's Break With Climate Change Deniers Riles Debate Over Divestment Strategies
Barnard College’s approach may be more focused, but can it be effective?
Swarthmore Student Group Breaks With International Jewish Organization After Dispute Over Israel Policies (UPDATED)
UPDATE 3/23: On March 22, Swarthmore’s Jewish organization, formerly Swarthmore Hillel, officially announced its new name
The Fat Shaming Scandal
Best selling lottery and structured settlement expert
It appears to many observers Bryn Mawr College, an all-female college, completely violated its student's privacy by going into their health records and offering the "opportunity" to be in a weight loss class because of their BMI.
These Are The Top Colleges In 2014, According To Forbes
Forbes calculated their rankings working with the Center for College Affordability and Productivity. "We're not all that
Swarthmore College President Rebecca Chopp Resigns
Swarthmore College President Rebecca Chopp is stepping down after only five years on the job, the college announced Thursday
Conversations on Admitting: A Journey from Community College to the Helm of Admissions
Associate Professor, NYU; author
From community college, she enrolled in then-Trenton State University, which is now the College of New Jersey. Vivian didn't
The WHOLE Truth?
Dr. Bruce Weinstein, The Ethics Guy
CEO, Institute for High-Character Leadership
Finding the Courage to be Truthful During my keynote speeches, I ask the audience to form pairs and tell one another about
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Big Hopes for the Student Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement in 2014
Writer based in Charleston, WV
Young college students today have far more power than you realize. You are the first generation that isn't just fighting for your grandkids, or for your children per say -- but for your own future.
It's Time to Take Down the Scaffolding
Student, Boston University School of Law
Last week, Swarthmore Hillel declared itself an Open Hillel -- one that rejects the Israel Guidelines set by Hillel International. These guidelines have long served to undermine or exclude critical views, and thus reasoned debate, regarding Israel.
Israel, Hillel, & Idolatry
Rabbi, Ph.D, Director of The Shalom Center
Recent controversies within Hillel International, the "home" for many Jewish college students of diverse backgrounds and beliefs, have made public in a sharper way a profound spiritual issue confronting American Jews and their "official" organizations.
Swarthmore College and the Need for Jewish Unity
Writer and Polical Commentator
Freedom of speech, however, is an essential belief to most Americans, Jewish or not. The very thought of political censorship is enough to turn certain people away from Hillel -- and perhaps even from religion entirely.
Fraternity Flier Featuring Naked Women Halts Campus Recruitment
Rape culture and sexism isn't a "Swarthmore problem," Firke said, it's a "universal problem." Members of the student budget
How The Focus On Securing Jobs After College Is Changing The Higher Education Experience (VIDEO)
Check out the full conversation about the state of higher education at HuffPost Live HERE. Students are also spending more
How Is Your College Improving Sexual Assault Policies? #AskYourCampus
Nina M. Flores, PhD
Educator, researcher, and activist.
During the coming weeks, hundreds of thousands of incoming college students will attend orientations, start classes, and join an institution where an estimated 20-25% percent of women and 15% of men are survivors of sexual assault.
Swarthmore Lays Out Sexual Misconduct Reform Plans
A group of Swarthmore students filed a federal Title IX complaint in May claiming the college fails to properly adjudicate
Sexual Assaults Mishandled At Dartmouth, Swarthmore, USC, Complaints Say
Janet Gilmore, spokeswoman for UC Berkeley, said the school hadn't seen the complaints, so it was "premature to comment." A
Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign Escalates At Swarthmore
But the group's actions and impatient attitude didn't sit so well with other students. A video of the meeting shows Danielle
350.org, Student Activism and the End of Reason
Author of Making Money Matter, Impact Investing to Change the ...
There were many reasons I took a leave of absence from Yale in 1970 after the National Guard lined the streets looking like
Rape, Betrayal, and Reclaiming Title IX
Founder, End Rape on Campus
What's worse than rape is betrayal. Students are attending schools that betray them, campuses in which violence has become a part of the experience, and in which, despite popular belief, there is no punishment for rape, rather a punishment for coming forward.
Swarthmore College Faces Federal Complaint Alleging Underreported Sexual Misconduct
In an email sent to students Monday, Chopp announced, "Based on the significant concerns that students have raised about
Best Value Private Colleges And Universities: Princeton Review List 2013
"What most people don't realize is most students aren't paying the full sticker price. Two-thirds of students are getting
Censorship on Campus in 2012: From Benghazi to Free Speech Zones at the University of Missouri
President and CEO, Foundation for Individual Rights in Education
As I have discovered in my work, the idea that we must curtail that nasty First Amendment in the name of other (often shifting) values has a surprising amount of currency in academia -- the very institution that, perhaps, most relies on free speech in our society.
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