Joining peers at more than twenty colleges across the country, hundreds of 5C students marched Thursday in response to the release of a draft opinion that suggested the Supreme Court may overturn Roe v. Wade.
With a research focus on 20th century political and urban history in the US, Lily Geismer has been grappling with answers to a long-sought after question: why is inequality so hard for the Democratic Party to effectively combat?
TSL sat down with the Claremont McKenna College history professor to discuss the course the Democrats took in the 1990s, and how it informed policies that some marginalized groups still feel the impacts of today.
Nearly nine in ten Pomona College students believe the school should move toward complete divestment from fossil fuels, a March 29 referendum revealed. 88 percent of students voted in favor of a resolution to divest on the ballot, while 96 percent of those who voted agreed that the Board of Trustees’ Investment Committee should disclose the percentage of Pomona’s endowment that remains invested in fossil fuels.
The coordinator for Pomona College’s Outdoor Education Center Chris Weyant-Forbes has resigned from her position, according to an email from Weyant-Forbes and Dean of Campus Life Josh Eisenberg. Weyant-Forbes accepted an offer to serve as the coordinator of outdoor excursions at the University of California, Riverside, leaving Pomona effective Feb. 9, according to the email.
In 2017, Edray Goins, then a tenured professor of mathematics at Purdue University, wrote in a widely circulated blog post: “I hate working at research universities.” He was tired of his colleagues viewing teaching as a punishment. And he was done being the “only one” — the only Black mathematician
Pomona College’s Marston Quadrangle briefly filled in for Austin, Texas this week as filming commenced for season 3 episode 11 of Fox Network’s television series “9-1-1: Lone Star.” On Feb. 1, Pomona students were notified of the upcoming production in an email from Pomona’s Director of Public Programming KJ Fagan. Although few details were disclosed within the email, students were told to expect emergency equipment including police cars, fire trucks and ambulances with flashing lights.
The effects of the Jan. 21 Santa Ana windstorm continue to reverberate as cleanup efforts carry on across the 7Cs, while the loss of beloved trees has left students, faculty and staff questioning next steps.
With on-campus speakers and events canceled, organizations at the Claremont Colleges are offering virtual talks to keep 5Cers engaged.
As the Chinese government faces scrutiny over its handling of the spread of COVID-19, national news outlets have turned to Claremont McKenna College professor of government Minxin Pei for insight into the government’s inner workings