Pitzer Student Senate Vice President of External Affairs steps down and more in this week’s tidbits of news.
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.
Student Health Services is warning students to take precautions to avoid the bout of stomach illnesses hitting the Claremont Colleges.
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.
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.
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.
The New York Times’ Michael Barbaro, host of “The Daily” podcast, discussed audio journalism at a Scripps Presents event.
This week’s tidbit of news: Pomona College hires a new vice president from Barnard College.
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.
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.