Pitzer Mural to Be Revised, Gun Image Criticized as Emotionally Triggering

In the past two weeks, a mural at Pitzer College depicting a pistol with flowers coming out of the barrel has been criticized as emotionally triggering by some Pitzer students. On Apr. 18, Gregory Ochiagha PZ ’18 wrote in an email to Pitzer students that while he appreciated the good intentions of the mural, the

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Stanford Psychology Prof. Carol Dweck to Speak at Mudd Commencement

Carol Dweck, a Stanford University professor, bestselling author, and expert in motivational psychology, will address Harvey Mudd College’s graduating class at the 2016 commencement ceremony. Dweck is the author of Mindset, in which she argues that an individual’s perception of failure and success determines their personal growth. Lin Yang HM ’16, HMC’s senior class

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Pomona Math Professor Ami Radunskaya Voted President of the Association for Women in Mathematics

Pomona College mathematics professor Ami Radunskaya, a longtime activist for greater student diversity in the field, has been elected as president of the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM), an organization that promotes opportunity for women pursuing studies in mathematics. Radunskaya has taught at Pomona since 1994 and now holds several

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Madeleine Albright to Speak at Scripps Commencement

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will deliver Scripps College’s Commencement Address this year, the college announced on Monday, Feb. 22. Albright was the first female Secretary of State, serving in the Clinton Administration from 1997 to 2001. She is now a professor at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and the

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Pitzer College Designates Two McConnell Bathrooms as Gender-Neutral

On Jan. 19, Pitzer College converted two bathrooms in the McConnell Center to be gender-neutral. The bathrooms have replaced a second-floor women’s bathroom and a third-floor men’s bathroom, leaving two separate men’s and women’s bathrooms remaining in the building. The installment of these gender-neutral bathrooms was in response to actions taken by the Pitzer College Student

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