The Swatter: March 5, 2018 – March 11, 2018

Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG. Investigation Date:


College shifts sexual assault policies

Last summer, responding to complaints about its handling instances of misconduct, President Chopp sent out a campus-wide email detailing a variety of changes the school planned on making to improve its policies and practices. Now, with the fall semester underway, the college


Chopp Outlines Steps To Combat Sexual Misconduct

Responding to complaints about the college’s handling of sexual misconduct and facing a federal investigation into the matter, President Rebecca Chopp recently announced a series of changes to college policies and practices. “Sexual misconduct does occur at Swarthmore and in the world


Seven Survivors Join Clery Complaint

A week after the original complaint to the Department of Education was filed following violations of the Clery Act by Swarthmore’s administration, 7 new complainants have now added testimony, according to Mia Ferguson ’15 and Hope Brinn ’15. Complainants now include both