Pelosi Calls for Civic Engagement

In a visit to Scripps College on Feb. 18, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi reiterated early and often the necessity of diversity in politics, telling her audience at Garrison...

Volleyball Ends Season Honoring Kim

In the final two matches of their season, the Pomona-Pitzer volleyball team found themselves unable to build any type of momentum with which they could end the season. On Friday, the Sagehens su...

Dear Pomona, Let Us Fail

Dear Pomona College, 

Let us fail. 

By attending Pomona, we open doors for ourselves that otherwise wouldn't be available. We get access to the Career Developme...

We're Too Liberal For Our Own Good

A certain photo on the “Pomona Memes” Facebook page caught my eye last week. It featured a stock photo of a woman crying with the caption, “Just found out one of my friends is ...

Spotify Is No Panacea

I am a Spotify junkie. From Death Cab for Cutie to Elliott Smith, I listen to almost all of my music through the free online streaming service to the point that it has made my iTunes completely ...

To Death With the SAT

What does the SAT stand for? The Scholastic Aptitude Test was my first guess. Wrong. Perhaps the Scholastic Achievement Test? Also wrong. In fact, the SAT stands for absolutely nothing&mdash...

Drones Violate Human Rights

Abdulrahman al-Awlaki loved watching The Simpsons. He avidly read Harry Potter. He frequently updated his Facebook page. Born in Denver, al-Awlaki was a typical Ameri...

Don't Blame Boehner

West Chester, Ohio is one of those places that could be anywhere in the Midwest. 

The roads of this Cincinnati suburb are littered with chain restaurants and stores: Long John Sil...

A Language Ignored

Immediately after choosing to come to Pomona College, I signed up for the SAT Subject Test in Spanish to fulfill my foreign language requirement. I had little to no interest in the languages off...

On Busyness

It was a Saturday night, and I had once again exiled myself to an academic building to finish my never-ending U.S. Foreign Policy readings. A rare day off from school had once again been spoiled...

Q&A with William Deresiewicz

No stranger to the Claremont Colleges, William Deresiewicz spoke at Claremont McKenna College’s Athenaeum Monday night—the writer’s fifth trip to Claremont since 2010.

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