FIRE Assigns CMC Favorable Free Speech Rating

Claremont McKenna College became the first college in California to earn the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education’s (FIRE) highest “green light” rating for free speech last month. FIRE, a nonprofit organization that describes its mission as defending freedom of speech on American campuses, rates the speech codes of more

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Athenaeum Talk Recalls CMC’s Destruction of Nearby Mexican Neighborhood

  Seventy years ago, Arbol Verde was a vibrant Mexican-American neighborhood on the eastern edge of Claremont. Today, about 80 percent of the homes there are owned by Claremont McKenna College, most of which house college faculty and staff. The CMC parking lot and Biszantz Family tennis courts sit in

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