In Memoriam: Tristan Witte HM ’18 Remembered for Compassionate Spirit

Remembered by friends and family for his warm generosity to those around him and his easygoing Californian attitude and lifestyle, Tristan Witte HM ’18 passed away in a car accident July 15. Witte was driving with his childhood friend JJ Adkisson, a graphic design student at the California Institute of the

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After Death Threat, CMC Students Leave Campus, Criticize Administration’s Response

The Claremont McKenna College community received word on Dec. 5 of a threat against the CMC students who had been calling for greater administrative support for students of color. The threat was posted in an online survey created by a CMC alumnus, asking that alumni share stories about their experiences at CMC “as a sign

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CUC to Hire Full-Time Protestant and Muslim Chaplains

The Council of Presidents of the Claremont Colleges announced yesterday, Dec. 3, that it has authorized the hiring of a full-time Protestant and a full-time Muslim chaplain/spiritual leader in the 7C Office of the Chaplaincy. Currently, the chaplaincy includes a full-time Catholic chaplain, a full-time Jewish chaplain, an interim part-time Protestant chaplain and an interim part-time Muslim life coordinator.

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Pomona President Oxtoby Receives List of Demands from Students

Dozens of Pomona College students identifying as “a group of marginalized students who have not been served by Pomona College” presented a list of demands to President David Oxtoby and the President's Advisory Committee on Diversity (PACD) on Nov. 17, calling for greater institutional and administrative support from their college. The list of demands

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Revision of 7C Demonstration Policy Prompts Strong Student Backlash

The Claremont Colleges Council of Presidents approved a revision of the 7C demonstration policy on Oct. 6. But after a significant student backlash to the revised policy, administrations across the colleges announced that there will be a re-evaluation of the demonstration policy with student, faculty, and staff input. The existing policy was

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Black Students, Allies Demonstrate for Administration Support in Wake of Baltimore

Students of Black Lives Matter (BLM) Claremont and supporters organized a demonstration across the Claremont Colleges May 7 to demand administrative responses to the recent Baltimore uprising and improved community support for Black students. The students delivered a letter expressing these demands to each of the 5C administrations and ended

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