Pay-for-Play Scandal Rocks College Basketball World

Brian Bowen Sr., the father of a top college basketball prospect, recently testified in court, revealing that his family was offered tens of thousands of dollars in cash for his son to play at several major college programs. The father detailed that

FBI Makes Arrests in Illegal NCAA Basketball Recruiting

Even just a skim through the player bios on the Swarthmore athletics website quickly reveals a common trend, not only applicable to Swarthmore but all of NCAA Division III athletics. In response to the question “Why Swarthmore?”, almost every student praises the


When the FBI spied on Swarthmore

On March 8, 1971, a group of activists picked the lock of an FBI office on the second floor of the County Court Apartments in Media, Pennsylvania, and stole more than 1,000 documents. A few weeks later, Swarthmore student Martha Shirk, who