Temporary Garden Opens on Former Site of Pitzer’s Holden Hall

Pitzer College officially opened the Holden Garden on Dec. 1. The garden, under construction since the start of the school year, replaced Holden Hall, which was torn down this summer. The destruction of Holden Hall, one of Pitzer’s oldest residential buildings, drew criticism from many Pitzer students, but Vice President

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Initiative Would Unify 7C International Health Insurance

A newly formed ad hoc committee that comprises 7C treasurers, academic deans and study abroad officials is proposing a new initiative this December to streamline and unify 7C international health insurance coordination. The plan would provide additional coverage for students, staff and faculty traveling on school-sponsored programs. Amy Mendez, the

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Shakedown Caf, a Pitzer Student Hub, Reopens in Gold Student Center

The Shakedown Café, Pitzer College’s student-run cooperative restaurant, reopened earlier this month following the reopening of Pitzer College’s Gold Student Health and Wellness Center.  The Shakedown is collectively managed by a staff of approximately 15 students, who each take on a different responsibility, including sourcing—with an emphasis on local, organic and

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CMC and Pomona Students in Jordan Face Curfew Due to ISIS Advances

As violent conflicts in Iraq and Syria escalate, Claremont students studying abroad in nearby countries have faced increased security measures. Still, program administrators and participants are confident that those students can complete their expected time abroad. This month, the School for International Training (SIT), an outside group that organizes study

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