Colleges Make Progress in Year Since White House Pledge

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Phoebe Shum

As part of the Presidential and Department of Education College Opportunity Event in January 2014, leaders across academia and in various scholastic fields met with key policy makers in Washington, D.C., to discuss the nature of higher education. Recognizing the growing increase in diversity...

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7C Employee Donations Lean Liberal

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Dominic Frempong

An exclusive TSL investigation of the donation history between January 2007 and December 2014 shows that employees of the Claremont University Consortium’s member schools donated a total of $176,400 to federal political causes and parties, with the majority going to Democratic causes. The data...

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5Cs Respond to Bias-Related Incidents

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Rachel Lacey Noll

The 5C community has been informed of two bias-related incidents against identity-based organizations on campus that came to light in the span of four days last week. These events revolved around Claremont McKenna College’s Brothers and Sisters Alliance (BSA) and a pro-Israel organization on...

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Divest Pomona Presents to Board of Trustees

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Song Lee Han

Divest Pomona, a student organization advocating for fossil fuel divestment at Pomona College, presented to Pomona's Board of Trustees at its Feb. 26 meeting. In their presentation, Meagan Tokunaga PO ’15, Eliza Burke PO ’18 and Minah Choi PO ’18 asked the Board to create a trustee committee...

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Crime Rate Rises Across 5Cs News

In an email sent to the Pomona College student body Feb. 16, Senior Associate Dean Frank Bedoya and Interim Director of Campus Safety Stan Skipworth wrote that there had been an increase in thefts and suspicious activity across the Claremont University Consortium.“In the past few days, items... (read more)

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Scripps Students to Live in New HMC Dorm News

Some Scripps students will experience a slight shift northward next year. On Jan. 23, Harvey Mudd College Dormitory Affairs Committee Co-Chairs Marie Kirkegaard HM ’15 and Matt Wilber HM ’16 announced in an email to the student body that approximately 30 Scripps College students will be housed in... (read more)

CMC Wedding Party Shuts Down News

The honeymoon was cut short for the brides and grooms attending the Associated Students of Claremont McKenna College’s (ASCMC) annual Wedding Party Feb. 21 at CMC. After Campus Safety declared that the event had reached full capacity, students who had paid for tickets were initially denied... (read more)

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Pitzer Faces Minor Fire Incident News

A small fire was started in Pitzer College’s Mead Hall on the evening of Feb. 23 when an electronic skateboard malfunctioned and caught on fire. Mead Hall Residence Director Annie Greaney said that no students were injured.“That is the best scenario, the small accidents, no injuries,” she... (read more)

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Education Expert Gives Advice to Future Teachers News

Claremont Graduate University, Pitzer College and Pomona College have teamed up to increase opportunities and support for 5C students interested in pursuing careers in education. Peter McLaren, Distinguished Professor in Critical Studies and co-director of the Paulo Freire Democratic Project at... (read more)

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