In Memoriam: Hillary Gravendyk, 1979-2014

Courtesy Benjamin Burrill

Hillary Gravendyk, an assistant professor of English at Pomona College, died May 10, 2014, at the age of 35, after a long illness. Colleagues, students and family members remember her life as one of joy and humor, love and laughter."You always think about Hillary smiling, or laughing, or...

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Sam Falls Unites Art, Nature In Series 49

Tim Hernandez

Whether it's a truck rusting in the sun or dusted palm fronds, artist Sam Falls integrates the environment into his work. “Project Series 49: Sam Falls,” an exhibition on display in Pomona College’s Museum of Art (PCMA) since Sept. 2, focuses on the effects of decomposition...

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International Cuisine An Hour Away: Sampling L.A.

Courtesy James Gordon

Looking to study abroad? I recommend Los Angeles. On a single street in Koreatown, you may stumble across an Oaxacan taco vendor, a Korean barbecue joint, a Hong Kong yum cha parlor, a Salvadorian pupusa stand, an Isaan street food restaurant and a Hokkaido artisan...

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Pomona Launches Wellness Room News

The Wellness Room, equipped with a vending machine that sells the emergency contraceptive Plan B around the clock, opened Sept. 11 on the second floor of Pomona College’s Walker Hall Lounge. Both the Wellness Room and Walker Lounge will be accessible to students of all seven... (read more)

Teal Dot Training Seeks to Engage Bystanders News

Although the notion of personal responsibility is greatly talked about at the Claremont Colleges, putting it into practice can be difficult. A new cross-campus program is attempting to bridge the gap between ideal and implementation by equipping students with specific strategies that can ease the... (read more)


New Center to Coordinate Disability Services News

The Student Disability Resource Center (SDRC) of the Claremont Colleges, located in the Tranquada Student Services Center, opened its doors Sept. 18 with a grand opening celebration. The SDRC will offer centralized disability services for students, faculty and staff of the Claremont... (read more)

Project Sister Family Services Opens 7C Location News

The Claremont Colleges' first centralized support service for survivors of sexual assault opened its doors Sept. 16. Project Sister Family Services, an independent counseling and support service, will offer support to 7C students each Tuesday from its location on the Scripps College... (read more)


New Dean of Students Joins Scripps News

Scripps College welcomed Charlotte Johnson as the new Dean of Students and Vice President of Student Affairs this semester. Johnson's appointment to the position, announced May 2, ended a search that began last spring after Johnson's predecessor, Bekki Lee, died Oct. 12 after suffering a... (read more)

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