CGU’s New President Faces Tempestuous Departure from UNLV

While Len Jessup will be welcomed to Claremont Graduate University as its new president this summer, he is no longer welcome by many at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he is currently president. According to LasVegasNOW, a Nevada CBS affiliate, “in January, according to published reports, Jessup was

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Are Harvey Mudd’s Tough Grades Failing Students?

Harvey Mudd College openly acknowledges that its standards for a high grade are difficult to meet and lead to lower average grade point averages for its students; the school even includes a letter with each official transcript explaining the school’s lower-than-average GPAs. At the time the letter was last updated,

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Civil Rights Pioneers Call For Nonviolent Activism In Pomona Lecture

  Civil rights icons Rev. James M. Lawson and Myrlie Evers-Williams PO ’68 spoke at Pomona College’s Bridges Auditorium with politics professor Lorn Foster as part of the college’s first annual Payton Lectureship last Saturday. Evers-Williams and Lawson have both been civil rights activists throughout their lives: Evers-Williams helped end

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Increase In Pomona STEM Majors Prompts Concern From Humanities, Social Sciences

Science, technology, engineering, and math degrees have been all the rage at Pomona College the past several years. In 2005, STEM degrees made up less than 30 percent of all majors completed, and the arts and humanities was the most popular division at roughly 30 percent, according to Pomona’s Office

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5C DACA Students Encourage Activism, Immigration Rights

In recent weeks, politicians have repeatedly tried and failed to advance a bipartisan immigration deal protecting immigrants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program — often referred to as Dreamers — leaving 5C DACA recipients worried about what their futures may hold. Uncertainty about their future legal status has thrown

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How’d Scripps Get Its Name Anyway? The Stories Behind 5C Colleges And Campus Buildings

What’s in a name? Sumner Hall, Denison Library, Benson Hall, Platt Campus Center, Pitzer College — there are many names of places heard by students every day. Yet, few know the meaning behind the names or the original intent behind these buildings. Pomona College Sumner Hall is deeply connected with

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