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After Mention of 'Rape Attic,' 2 Frat Chapters Close

Phi Psi members 'appalled and disgusted' by leaked minutes

(Newser) - Two fraternity chapters at Swarthmore College are no more after leaked documents revealed hazing; homophobic, racist and misogynistic language; and references to a "rape attic." Phi Psi, whose 117-page "Phi Psi Historical Archive" was leaked to student-run publications at the private Pennsylvania liberal arts college, and neighboring...

At Swarthmore, Volatile Accusations Against a Frat
Allegations of 'Rape Attic'
Lead to Swarthmore Sit-In
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Allegations of 'Rape Attic' Lead to Swarthmore Sit-In

Protesters want the school to dismantle its two frats

(Newser) - Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania has only two fraternities, but protesters staging a days-long sit-in on campus say allegations of systemic sexual violence—including the existence of a "rape attic"—make it clear they must go. The latest controversy comes after two campus publications published the minutes of meetings...

New College Rankings: An Ivy Deadheat

Harvard, Princeton top universities list

(Newser) - US News and World Report has released its latest college rankings, and it’s full of the usual suspects, with Harvard, Princeton, and Yale topping the list; not much has changed since last year . Among liberal arts colleges , Williams, Amherst, and Swarthmore lead the pack. The magazine also presents...

Swarthmore, UVa. Top College Value List
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Swarthmore, UVa. Top College Value List

Princeton Review list weighs affordability, academic quality

(Newser) - The Princeton Review's annual list of the best college values takes into account price—cheap tuition or generous financial aid get a thumbs up—and weighs that against the academic quality of a school based on surveys, professor-to-student ratios, and the like. USA Today takes a look at the list....

Getting into Harvard not as Easy as P-R-E-P

Elite colleges taking more students from abroad, public schools

(Newser) - Ivy-League-seeking parents beware: admissions officers at top schools around the country are looking for more than just the private-school preppie. While private and prep schools still lead the way, a growing percentage of students at elite universities are public school grads and international scholars, the Wall Street Journal reveals. At...

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