City of Claremont and 5C Students Join Forces for Energy Prize

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Phoebe Shum

The city of Claremont is known for its charm, community and colleges. As of late, the city has been striving to add 'conservation' to that list by joining the competition to win the Georgetown University Energy Prize (GUEP). GUEP is a national competition that “challenges towns, cities, and...

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Chaplaincy Budget Discussions Arise During Committee Review

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Chloe An

Amid faculty and student requests for a new part-time Muslim chaplain last fall, the Claremont University Consortium (CUC) requested that its budget allocation remain the same for the McAlister Center, which facilitates religious services and support groups for members of the Claremont Colleges...

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Pomona, Pitzer Hire First Full-Time Athletic Director

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Pomona College announced the appointment of Lesley Irvine as the chair of the Department of Physical Education at Pomona and the Director of Pomona-Pitzer Athletics on April 3, following a national search. Irvine will be the first to hold this position after it was changed from a part-time...

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California Mandates 25% Reduction in Water Usage

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Maria Weiss

Amidst the worst drought in California’s recorded history, Governor Jerry Brown issued an Executive Order on April 1 announcing measures to cut back industrial and home water consumption. His plan mandates a 25 percent reduction in supply to California’s 400 water control agencies, and calls...

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HMC, Pomona, Scripps Raise Total Attendance Costs by Average of 3.9%

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Dominic Frempong

Average tuition prices for private four-year colleges have risen in the last five years, according to College Board data. Next year's tuition costs in Claremont will reflect this trend, as Pomona College, Harvey Mudd College and Scripps College have confirmed an increase in their costs...

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Pitzer Student Senate Reforms Constitution for Increased Clarity News

In an April 5 referendum, Pitzer students voted to ratify the revised Pitzer Student Senate Constitution, with 57 percent of student voters in support of the changes. The Constitution Ad Hoc Committee, co-chaired by Josue Pasillas PZ '17 and Jackson Dulla PZ '17,  revised the constitution in... (read more)

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CMC Increases Percentage of Reserved Rooms for Incoming First-Year Students News

Claremont McKenna College announced April 10 that it plans to increase the number of beds reserved for first-year students from 10 percent per residence hall to 20 percent. This policy change left significantly fewer spaces for current students in popular residence halls, particularly those in... (read more)

Pomona Holds Forum to Discuss Ban on Alcohol at Weekday Events News

The Associated Students of Pomona College (ASPC) Student Affairs Committee held a forum April 14 in Hart Room 201 at Pomona’s Smith Campus Center to discuss the suspension of midweek parties at Pomona. Last semester, the administration banned parties held between Sunday and Wednesday from... (read more)

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Environmental “Rock Star” to Speak at HMC Commencement News

Reinforcing its mission of using technology and science to contribute to society in a positive way, Harvey Mudd College announced California Air Resources Board Chairman Mary D. Nichols as its keynote speaker for the college’s 57th commencement ceremony.Nichols, who has been the board's... (read more)

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Pomona, Pitzer Hire First Full-Time Athletic Director News

Pomona College announced the appointment of Lesley Irvine as the chair of the Department of Physical Education at Pomona and the Director of Pomona-Pitzer Athletics on April 3, following a national search. Irvine will be the first to hold this position after it was changed from a part-time... (read more)

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