Pomona College geology professor Robert Gaines recently helped uncover a 518-million-year-old Cambrian fossil site.
Lindsey Graham’s Senate challenger Jaime Harrison spoke to 5C students about his policy proposals and South Carolina politics.
After spending the summer working on a web app that connects victims of sexual assault to each other, two Scripps College seniors finally got to see I’m With Them come to fruition when it was launched in January. I’m With Them was developed by Diana Arreola SC ’19 and Monica
This semester, Pomona College decided to reclassify economics as a STEM major to allow international students with economics degrees to apply to stay in the United States for three years after graduation. Currently, all international students can apply for Optional Practical Training, which allows them to work in the United States without sponsorship for
Next semester, Miriam Feldblum will leave the city of trees and Ph.D.s for the city of the U.S. federal government. Pomona College President G. Gabrielle Starr announced in a campus-wide email Wednesday that Dean of Students Feldblum will be taking a sabbatical to work at New America, a Washington, D.C.-based
Every week, Carlos Perrett PZ ’18 flies to Houston, Texas, to campaign for his home city’s Independent School District board. Perrett, who is double majoring in political science and Spanish, is vying for a spot as the District III representative. Although he finds coursework manageable, there is no time to rest, he
Pitzer College Student Senate At the Senate's Oct. 22 meeting, economics professor Maya Federman gave a special presentation on the Judicial Reform Committee. The committee is working towards increasing consistency and transparency in the Pitzer judicial system by evaluating and reforming its own processes. Environmental analysis professor Susan Phillips then presented the possibility
This semester, the number of Pomona College students registered on leave of absence outnumber those studying abroad. While 94 students are studying abroad, consistent with the past decade’s fall semester average of 96, the number of students on leave has risen to 110. Pomona is not alone – last year, TSL reported
The Claremont University Consortium released its 2017-2018 asbestos location report on Sept. 28, which identified several campus buildings as having contained some form of asbestos, including where it has been identified in the past and recently removed. Asbestos, a set of minerals that can cause cancer if inhaled, is not banned
The Carnegie Corporation of New York named Harvey Mudd College President Maria Klawe one of seven honorees for the 2017 Academic Leadership Award last Tuesday. The award recognizes American university and college presidents and provides $500,000 to the recipient’s academic initiative. The Academic Leadership Award specifically noted Klawe’s work to