5C student government presidents call on admin to revise spring calendar

The 5C student body presidents have called on college administrators to revise the spring 2021 academic calendar, expressing concern that the semester could negatively affect student and faculty mental and physical health. 

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Harvey Mudd announces tentative spring semester plans, final decision to come by Jan. 11

Harvey Mudd College will announce by Jan. 11 whether students will be allowed back on campus, according to an email to students Tuesday. The college also released guidelines for students, faculty and staff to follow if they are permitted to return.

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5Cs to start spring semester one week later, replace spring break with three one-day breaks

The Claremont Colleges announced that spring semester will start one week later and replace spring break with three one-day breaks.

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Here’s what we know about Harvey Mudd furloughs

After the Claremont Colleges went online, HMC has furloughed staff in the dining services and facilities and maintenance departments for the fall semester. Here’s what we know — and don’t know — about HMC furloughs.

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Pomona to rename Millikan Laboratory, citing Robert A. Millikan’s eugenics promotion

Pomona College will rename’s Millikan Laboratory will be renamed, President G. Gabrielle Starr announced Tuesday, citing the namesake Robert A. Millikan’s history of eugenics promotion. The announcement comes after nearly 1,000 Pomona community members signed a petition over the summer demanding the name be removed.

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Pitzer BSU calls for greater support for Black students from admin

The Pitzer Black Student Union called on the college to provide greater support for Black students in a six-point address, offering solutions that they say would “support and foster a successful and well-rounded college experience for their Black students.”

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5C professors join national strike for racial justice

Several faculty at the Claremont Colleges canceled or postponed their classes on Sept. 8 and 9 as part of a nationwide movement to bring attention to issues of racial injustice, police violence and systemic racism in the U.S.

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