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Tree Falls Outside Frary Dining Hall, Injures Four

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Caitlin Kenney

A large tree on the northeast side of Frary Dining Hall fell at about 6:20 p.m. on Monday evening, landing in the backyard of the Clark I faculty residence and the outdoor dining area. At least two students who had been eating outside were injured. Students, staff, and resident advisers were...

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Pitzer College To Divest From Fossil Fuel Funds

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Molly Hickey - The Student Life

Pitzer College President Laura Skandera Trombley announced April 12 that the college will divest nearly all its endowment from fossil fuel funds by the end of this year. Divestment, which Pitzer's Board of Trustees approved unanimously April 5, is part of a larger climate action plan that the...

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Minerva Schools at KGI Accepts Founding Class at 2.5% Admissions Rate

Although acceptance rates have dropped across the 5Cs, the lowest acceptance rate in Claremont this year is not at any of the five undergraduate institutions. The Minerva Schools at Keck Graduate Institute, a new undergraduate program that partnered with KGI in 2013, accepted 2.5 percent of its...

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CMC Begins Rebranding Process

Claremont McKenna College has hired the Cohl Group, a consulting firm, to guide CMC's Office of Public Affairs and Communications in updating its marketing and communications materials. Representatives from the public affairs office and the firm held a series of survey and questionnaire sessions...

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Tuitions Increase, Pomona, Scripps Break $60K

As the Claremont Colleges finalize their price tags, the costs of attending at least three of the colleges are set to increase for the 2014-2015 school year. The cost of attending Harvey Mudd College, Pomona College, and Scripps College will increase by 4.5 percent, 4.9 percent, and 4 percent...

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Sponsor Program at CMC to Extend to Full-Year Commitment

The Claremont McKenna College Dean of Students Office will make the student sponsor position a yearlong commitment beginning in the 2014-2015 school year. “We are asking sponsors to be year-long mentors in addition to just orientation leaders," wrote Kristin Weyman, the associate dean of first-...

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Tree Falls Outside Frary Dining Hall, Injures Four News

A large tree on the northeast side of Frary Dining Hall fell at about 6:20 p.m. on Monday evening, landing in the backyard of the Clark I faculty residence and the outdoor dining area. At least two students who had been eating outside were injured. Students, staff, and resident advisers were... (read more)

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Pitzer College To Divest From Fossil Fuel Funds News

Pitzer College President Laura Skandera Trombley announced April 12 that the college will divest nearly all its endowment from fossil fuel funds by the end of this year. Divestment, which Pitzer's Board of Trustees approved unanimously April 5, is part of a larger climate action plan that the... (read more)

Clery Act to Require Education Programming on Sexual Violence News

The Claremont Colleges will face new federal standards regarding sexual assault under the Clery Act, the regulation that requires colleges to disclose statistics and information on crimes that occur both on and around college and university campuses. The new section of the act was signed after a... (read more)

Budget Freeze Affects Clubs with ASCMC Funding News

The Associated Students of Claremont McKenna College (ASCMC) announced that student organizations affiliated with CMC will be allowed to use only 15 percent of their budgets after Tuesday, April 8 to prevent wasteful activities that do not contribute to the clubs' missions. ASCMC Campus... (read more)

ASPC Elections Focus on Inclusivity Across Campus News

Pomona College students voted in the Associated Students of Pomona College (ASPC) election April 7-8, electing Rachel Jackson PO '15 ASPC president. The election saw the highest turnout in a decade, drawing votes from more than 65 percent of the student body.A total of 1,041 students voted in... (read more)

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