News Bites Week of Sept. 29

Pitzer Student Senate Vice President of External Affairs steps down and more in this week’s tidbits of news.

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The quarantine chronicles: My 11 days of self-isolation

Jaimie Ding SC ’21 documents the bores and the pleasantries of her self-imposed quarantine at home in Vancouver, Washington. “I realize that without any responsibilities or human beings to interact with, I no longer have to abide by societal norms of when to eat or when to sleep,” she recounts.

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Pomona faculty initiate review process for policy on faculty-student relationships

Relationships between students and faculty/staff at Pomona College are currently permitted under certain conditions. But they may not be come 2020, as the school plans to review and possibly change the policy.

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Not a scam: SCAMFest 2019 wows audience with strong vocals and performances

With strong a cappella vocals and a surprise performance of Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up,” this year’s SCAMFest was a hit.

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Pomona alum seeks help as cancer-surviving mother faces risk of deportation

Cristian Jose Padilla Romero PO ’18 seeks help as his mother, Tania Romero, is being held at an ICE detention facility. Tania is in imminent danger of deportation and faces health problems from being held in detention after surviving stage 4 cancer.

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New York Times podcast host Michael Barbaro addresses packed house at Scripps event

The New York Times’ Michael Barbaro, host of “The Daily” podcast, discussed audio journalism at a Scripps Presents event.

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5Cs plan to expand computer science as Harvey Mudd struggles to handle demand for majors

As computer science has skyrocketed in popularity at the 5Cs in recent years, non-Mudd students may no longer be able to major in CS at Harvey Mudd College.

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Pitzer, CMC join Pomona in providing free NYT subscriptions to students

Pitzer College and Claremont McKenna College are offering free New York Times subscriptions to students, joining Pomona College. CMC is also offering free Wall Street Journal subscriptions.

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