OPINION: Pomona, you don’t represent my country. Don’t fly its flag

Pomona College has decided not to display the flags of international students’ home countries during this year’s commencement ceremony, according to ASPC. This change in policy has caused discontent among international students and prompted the International Student Mentor Program to collect signatures arguing against it. But, as an international student,

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50 People are Speaking at the Athenaeum This Semester. 38 of Them Are Men.

Thirty-eight of the scheduled speakers at Claremont McKenna College’s Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum this fall are men and just 12 are women, according to the Athenaeum’s website. This tally excludes panel discussions. The Athenaeum hosts talks four days per week during the semester, attracting “a spectrum of luminaries” across different fields of expertise to

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Pomona Clears Legal Hurdles for Art Museum, Can Begin Construction

  Pomona College recently overcame its last hurdle to starting construction of its new, larger art museum west of College Avenue. The Claremont City Council reached a settlement Tuesday with two groups of residents who had filed suits against the proposal and its impact on the landscape of College Avenue. A group called

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Sanders 2016 Campaign Official, a PZ Alum, Pushes Local Political Involvement

Ceraso worked for the 2008 Obama presidential campaign team in New Mexico went on to promote other Democratic candidates. He has worked in several local elections and was the New Hampshire deputy state director and California state director for Bernie Sanders’s 2016 presidential bid. Ceraso’s talk was part of the “Mindful of

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No Changes to 5C Sexual Assault Policy, Despite DOE Action

5C policies against sexual assault will not change despite the Department of Education's recent decision to scrap Obama-era Title IX policies, campus Title IX coordinators promised. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced Sept. 22 that the DOE was rescinding the 2011 Dear Colleague Letter and 2014 Q&As that demanded colleges use a

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Mudd Awarded $400,000 in Federal Grants

The National Science Foundation recently approved both of Harvey Mudd College’s petitions for funding from the Major Research Instrumentation Program this year, totaling more than $400,000 in grants to update research and training equipment in the chemistry department. “I don’t think anyone’s pulled this off before,” said chemistry professor Gerald Van

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