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March 2, 1986
Trustees at Swarthmore College voted to sell all of its $42.5 million in investments in companies that operate in racially segregated South Africa. The board ordered the school to immediately sell its stock in companies that do not comply with the Sullivan Principles, a voluntary code of conduct that calls for racial equality in the workplace. About 50 students took over college President David Fraser's office for two weeks in December to demand divestiture.
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May 23, 2013 | By Dalina Castellanos
Attorney Gloria Allred announced Wednesday that complaints were filed against Swarthmore College, Dartmouth College ,  USC and UC Berkeley , alleging the colleges failed to follow federal laws regarding sex crimes. Allred said the colleges are not properly investigating and reporting sexual assaults on the campuses. “Women from all over this country are demanding that their colleges stop these rapes and sexual assaults from happening,” Allred said.
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NEWS
April 25, 1997
Eugene M. Lang, the New York entrepreneur who started a national movement to encourage poor schoolchildren by promising to pay their college tuition, has pledged $30 million to Swarthmore College. With the donation announced Thursday, Lang's contributions have reached $50 million for the small Pennsylvania liberal arts college from which he graduated in 1938. "There is no college which more effectively challenges students intellectually while nurturing active social conscience," Lang said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 22, 2013 | By Dalina Castellanos
Students and activists joined together Wednesday to file complaints against colleges and universities nationwide alleging that the schools have failed to follow federal laws, including those involving the reporting of sexual assault crimes and discrimination. Attorney Gloria Allred announced that complaints were filed against Swarthmore College, Dartmouth College,  USC and UC Berkeley on Wednesday morning. Some of these were Title IX complaints alleging a hostile environment for women.
SPORTS
September 5, 1999
An NCAA-record crowd of 111,523 watched Michigan defeat Notre Dame, 26-22, at Ann Arbor, Mich. Scott Pingel broke Jerry Rice's all-time NCAA receptions record in leading Westminster to a 56-36 victory over Illinois College. Pingel tied Rice's record of 301 catches on the first play of the game, then broke it later in the same series with a three-yard catch from Justin Peery.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 22, 2013 | By Dalina Castellanos, Los Angeles Times
Students and activists joined together Wednesday to file complaints against colleges and universities nationwide, alleging that the schools have failed to follow federal laws, including those involving the reporting of sexual assaults and discrimination. Attorney Gloria Allred announced that complaints were filed against Swarthmore College, Dartmouth College, USC and UC Berkeley on Wednesday morning. Some of these were Title IX complaints alleging a hostile environment for women.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 22, 2013 | By Dalina Castellanos
Students and activists joined together Wednesday to file complaints against colleges and universities nationwide alleging that the schools have failed to follow federal laws, including those involving the reporting of sexual assault crimes and discrimination. Attorney Gloria Allred announced that complaints were filed against Swarthmore College, Dartmouth College,  USC and UC Berkeley on Wednesday morning. Some of these were Title IX complaints alleging a hostile environment for women.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 23, 2013 | By Dalina Castellanos
Attorney Gloria Allred announced Wednesday that complaints were filed against Swarthmore College, Dartmouth College ,  USC and UC Berkeley , alleging the colleges failed to follow federal laws regarding sex crimes. Allred said the colleges are not properly investigating and reporting sexual assaults on the campuses. “Women from all over this country are demanding that their colleges stop these rapes and sexual assaults from happening,” Allred said.
OPINION
March 8, 2006 | Allan M. Jalon, ALLAN M. JALON is a longtime contributor to The Times and other publications on issues of culture and media.
THIRTY-FIVE YEARS ago today, a group of anonymous activists broke into the small, two-man office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Media, Pa., and stole more than 1,000 FBI documents that revealed years of systematic wiretapping, infiltration and media manipulation designed to suppress dissent. The Citizens' Commission to Investigate the FBI, as the group called itself, forced its way in at night with a crowbar while much of the country was watching the Muhammad Ali-Joe Frazier fight.
NEWS
May 5, 1991
Tom Ilgen, professor of political studies at Pitzer College, has been appointed dean of faculty and vice president of academic affairs. Ilgen, who has been at the college since 1985, will succeed Alfred Bloom, who has been named president of Swarthmore College.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 22, 2013 | By Dalina Castellanos, Los Angeles Times
Students and activists joined together Wednesday to file complaints against colleges and universities nationwide, alleging that the schools have failed to follow federal laws, including those involving the reporting of sexual assaults and discrimination. Attorney Gloria Allred announced that complaints were filed against Swarthmore College, Dartmouth College, USC and UC Berkeley on Wednesday morning. Some of these were Title IX complaints alleging a hostile environment for women.
SPORTS
September 5, 1999
An NCAA-record crowd of 111,523 watched Michigan defeat Notre Dame, 26-22, at Ann Arbor, Mich. Scott Pingel broke Jerry Rice's all-time NCAA receptions record in leading Westminster to a 56-36 victory over Illinois College. Pingel tied Rice's record of 301 catches on the first play of the game, then broke it later in the same series with a three-yard catch from Justin Peery.
NEWS
April 25, 1997
Eugene M. Lang, the New York entrepreneur who started a national movement to encourage poor schoolchildren by promising to pay their college tuition, has pledged $30 million to Swarthmore College. With the donation announced Thursday, Lang's contributions have reached $50 million for the small Pennsylvania liberal arts college from which he graduated in 1938. "There is no college which more effectively challenges students intellectually while nurturing active social conscience," Lang said.
NEWS
March 2, 1986
Trustees at Swarthmore College voted to sell all of its $42.5 million in investments in companies that operate in racially segregated South Africa. The board ordered the school to immediately sell its stock in companies that do not comply with the Sullivan Principles, a voluntary code of conduct that calls for racial equality in the workplace. About 50 students took over college President David Fraser's office for two weeks in December to demand divestiture.
NEWS
January 14, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A Swarthmore College freshman who agreed to attend another school at the college's expense because he was accused of harassing a female classmate was rejected from Columbia University. Ewart Yearwood, 18, was rejected "based on his academic record," a statement from university spokesman Fred Knubel said. Yearwood's departure from the Swarthmore, Pa., school came after another freshman, Alexis Clinansmith, 18, complained that he harassed her last semester. Yearwood denies the claims.
NEWS
May 27, 1995
Peter van de Kamp, 93, a Dutch astronomer who searched for planets in other solar systems. After studying at the University of Utrecht and UC Berkeley, Van de Kamp taught at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania for 35 years, retiring in 1972. He received many professional honors for his discoveries of planetary companions to stars, and an asteroid was named after him in 1980 by the International Astronomical Union. In Middenbeemster, the Netherlands, on May 18.
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