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College plans parking overhaul and increases ticketing

College plans parking overhaul and increases ticketing

This year, students may have noticed an increase in the extent to which parking regulations are enforced by Public Safety. A more intense approach toward parking policies began to take shape after the college hired CHANCE Management Advisors, Inc., an advising firm based in Philadelphia, to evaluate the status of the school’s transport facilities as […]

DoE releases Title IX complaint against Swarthmore

DoE releases Title IX complaint against Swarthmore

One student alleged that after someone sexually assaulted her, the school would not move him out of her dormitory. Another alleged that after telling Dean of Students Liz Braun about her assault, Braun never reported it, even though she is required by law to report sexual misconduct. And a third said that a student who […]

Mountain Justice member coordinates divestment conference in San Francisco

Mountain Justice member coordinates divestment conference in San Francisco

Sara Blazevic ’15 served as the programming coordinator for the second Fossil Fuel Divestment Convergence, a conference in which members of the national Divestment Student Network gathered to discuss strategies of divestment. Blazevic is a member of Mountain Justice, a student organization that fights for climate justice. MJ has worked to encourage the college to […]

Citing safety concerns, deans nix long-running Crunkfest

Citing safety concerns, deans nix long-running Crunkfest

Although Worth Courtyard houses several events throughout the relatively warm months — ranging from informal barbecues and football catches to the college’s Worthstock event — perhaps no Worth Courtyard tradition has been more controversial than Crunkfest. The public, one-day (and night), team-oriented, “adult” scavenger hunt, which involves sexual activities as well as the consumption of […]

How a controversial SBC pick was chosen

How a controversial SBC pick was chosen

Note: this article has been updated. See the corrections and clarifications at the end of the article for further information. Following a selection process that lasted throughout the month of March, Student Council — known as StuCo — announced its decision to hire Toby Levy ’16 as the new Student Budget Committee Chair on March […]