When directives to clear the campuses, cancel events and suspend most on-site activity were issued in March, many 5C students scattered for home or alternate residences. But departing students left behind a vastly different landscape for the handful of their classmates that remained at the colleges.
With one week of remote classes under their belts, 5C professors and students are coming to terms with the ups and downs of online instruction.
After Pomona College sent most students away in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, about 100 students remain on campus as of Friday.
Following the 5Cs’ decision to eliminate in-person classes, athletic departments suspended the remainder of the spring sports season.
Pomona College is planning a slew of changes to its first-year orientation programming, designed to increase awareness of campus resources.
Pomona College is shortening its Orientation Adventure by a day and a half, and adding LA-based options which won’t require wilderness travel.
As the Wuhan coronavirus continues to spread globally, more 5C students studying abroad are seeing their programs suddenly canceled.
The David Horowitz Freedom Center will sue Pomona and Pitzer Colleges for alleged anti-Semitism, citing Trump’s new executive order.
Pomona will keep next fall’s Orientation Adventure destinations within four hours’ driving distance from campus.
Claremont residents opposed a proposal to dissolve the city’s police department and contract with the L.A. County sheriff instead.