From late 2008 to May 2009, an old-fashioned red and white trolley offered free rides around the Claremont Village. Its circuit ran from Bonita to First Street to Oberlin Avenue to College Avenue every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.The tram was leased by the Claremont
Steven Levitt, co-author of Freakonomics and SuperFreakonomics, spoke at Claremont McKenna’s Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum on Friday, just two days after publishing his latest book.Levitt is well known for his unorthodox approach to economics. At the event, he elaborated on how he developed his methods.“I’m terrible at math,” Levitt said.
Plans are complete for the Gold Line Foothill Extension to expand its reach from East Pasadena to Claremont. Construction will begin as soon as funding for the project is secured.The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is a potential sponsor but no concrete connection has been established yet. Private contractors were asked
Forbes Magazine referenced Claremont McKenna College President Pamela Gann and Harvey Mudd College President Maria Klawe in an article exploring the low percentage of female college presidents.According to the American Council on Education, 23 percent of college presidents are female, which is a 13 percent increase since 1986. This figure
Pomona College Professor of Asian Studies Allan Barr is currently working with author Yu Hua, one of the major figures in contemporary Chinese literature.Barr is translating Hua’s newest novel-in-progress, China in Ten Words . Barr previously translated Yu’s first novel, and his third, entitled Cries in the Drizzle .Yu was
Pomona College is the first and only member of the 5Cs to participate in the Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program. “I’d love to see all of the Claremont Colleges in the program,” President David Oxtoby said. The Yellow Ribbon Program is a provision of the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, effective
Pomona recently became a participant in the Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program, making it the first of the 5Cs to embrace the new aid package for veterans. The Yellow Ribbon program, effective Aug. 1, is a condition of the Post 9/11 GI bill that allows participating colleges to grant