Electric Vehicles Charge Claremont

Vergil Ying

In light of some of the most sweeping advances in zero-emission automobile legislation, Pitzer College showcased a fleet of this year’s most popular electric vehicles at the first-ever Claremont Colleges Electric Vehicle Day on Oct. 24. Vendors from across the region—including Claremont Toyota,...

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A Year After Contract, Pomona Workers Note Benefits of Unionization

Nearly a year after Pomona College dining hall workers and college administrators ratified a union contract, employees tell of improved working conditions but note that there is still room for improvement. The three-year contract, which was ratified Dec. 17, 2013, represented a long-sought end to...

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A Virtual Connection: Minerva Schools at KGI Strengthens 7C Partnership

On a typical weekday morning, Zoey Haar arrives early to class, chatting with her professor about how she’s adjusted to college life a month into her first year. It’s a typical scene at many college campuses around the nation—except that Zoey and her professor aren’t in the same room, let alone...

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Scripps Forum Addresses Marginalization in the Classroom News

Scripps College students participated in a BeHeard forum Oct. 28 about the effects of marginalizing remarks made during classroom discussions. The forum, entitled "Marginalization in the Classroom," was part of a weekly series held by Scripps Associated Students (SAS). SAS President Alexandra... (read more)


Shakedown Café, a Pitzer Student Hub, Reopens in Gold Student Center News

The Shakedown Café, Pitzer College’s student-run cooperative restaurant, reopened earlier this month following the reopening of Pitzer College's Gold Student Health and Wellness Center. The Shakedown is collectively managed by a staff of approximately 15 students, who each take on a different... (read more)


Nathaniel Tsai Is Youngest Candidate for State Assembly News

Southern California native Nathaniel Tsai CM '17 is running as the Republican candidate for the 41st district California Assembly seat against democratic incumbent Chris Holden. The district includes the San Gabriel Mountains and surrounding communities.Tsai, the youngest person ever to run for... (read more)

Sharing Personal Experiences, Pomona Students Respond to Diversity Plan News

Gillian Chen PO ’17 recently became interested in the protests going on in Hong Kong and wanted to talk to professors about the issue. However, she found one crucial obstacle to her inquiry: She couldn’t find many professors whom she could talk to about the protest. Her experience was one of many... (read more)


Students Carry Mattresses in Show of Solidarity News

Students, staff members and faculty members marched across the 5Cs on Oct. 29 carrying mattresses to show their support for survivors of sexual and domestic violence. Called "Carry That Weight Together," the event was inspired by Emma Sulkowicz—a student and survivor at Columbia University—who is... (read more)

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