Squeezed for Space, Library Relies on Book Removals

In the middle of general budget constraints and a long search for a director, the Honnold/Mudd Library of the Claremont Colleges is rapidly removing books from its shelves to make space for new items.   “We are currently faced with a situation of ‘no growth’ for collections because of the lack of

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5C Commencement Speakers Include Global Leaders, Activists

This year’s commencement speaker lineup at the Claremont Colleges includes influential politicians, humanitarians, entrepreneurs and academics. Four of the 5Cs have announced their 2012 commencement speakers, and two have released the names of their honorary degree recipients.  Pomona’s speaker will be Cameron Munter, the U.S. ambassador to Pakistan, said Vice President and

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IFC Questions Treatment of Condoleeza Rice Protesters

The Intercollegiate Faculty Council (IFC) sent a letter to the presidents of the Claremont Colleges last month stating that Claremont McKenna College violated the 5C Demonstration Policy by placing “unwarranted restraints” on demonstrators  during former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice’s visit to the campus last semester.     The letter pointed

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On Alleged Intimidation, It’s Workers’ Word Against Management’s

 Pomona College dining hall workers who were fired in December said that General Manager Glenn Graziano and Assistant Director of Campus Services Margie McKenna should be fired for alleged anti-union intimidation in an open forum in Rose Hills Theatre Tuesday. Graziano and McKenna said the allegations against them were false.   “The

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Protesters Unwelcome Condoleezza Rice at CMC

Close to 100 protesters composed of students, faculty, and staff of the Claremont Colleges gathered outside fences that were set up around the perimeter of the gym for an “Unwelcoming Condoleezza Rice” demonstration as the 66th U.S. Secretary of State spoke inside Claremont McKenna College’s (CMC) Ducey Gym on Wednesday,

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