Committee on Social Responsibility Officially Recommends that Pomona Divest

On April 19, the Pomona College Committee on Social Responsibility officially recommended that the Board of Trustees divest Pomona’s separately managed funds from fossil fuels within five years and research the mechanics of divesting from its commingled funds within the next six months. Uncertainty about the consequences of divesting from

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Planting Native at the 5Cs

Brown. Scraggly. Flowerless. Ugly. Native Southern Californian plants tend to be viewed in a negative light—although they may be “sustainable,” they are not aesthetically pleasing enough to be incorporated into the actual landscapes of the Claremont Colleges. Yet, environmental advocates across the colleges challenge this view. They argue that not

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