Pitzer College has named 2018 Nobel Peace Prize recipient Nadia Murad as the 2023 commencement speaker. Murad is an Iraqi human rights activist committed to raising awareness around sexual violence and the Islamic State’s genocide against the Yazidi people, an indigenous Kurdish minority. In 2014, the Islamic State in Iraq
Author: Jacob Ragaza
‘No more police’: leading prison abolitionist Andrea Ritchie speaks at Rose Hills Theater
On Feb. 19, 5C students, parents and professors gathered at Pomona College’s Rose Hills Theatre for a talk by prison abolitionist Andrea Ritchie. The talk, hosted by 5C Prison Abolition Collective, was based on the book “No More Police: A Case for Abolition,” which Ritchie recently co-authored with fellow abolitionist
Intimidation, surveillance and unlawful termination: new ULPs allege subcontracted workers take brunt of Pitzer’s union busting
In a series of demonstrations throughout the week, dozens of Claremont College students, Pitzer College workers and union leaders called Pitzer administrators’ and trustees’ attention to an Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) filed by the union Tuesday. The protesters alleged the college broke federal labor law by discharging two dining workers who supported the union.
Intimidación, vigilancia, y despidos ilegales: Pitzer recibe más quejas de prácticas ilícitas por presunto anti-sindicalismo
Durante una serie protestas esta semana, docenas de estudiantes de los Claremont Colleges, empleados de Pitzer College y líderes sindicalistas llamaron la atención de los administradores y miembros de la junta directiva de Pitzer a una denuncia de Práctica Ilícita del Trabajo (PIT) que el sindicato emitió el jueves. Los protestantes alegan que la universidad actuó en contra de la ley federal de trabajo al despedir a dos trabajadores que apoyaban al sindicato.
Claremont’s Laemmle Theatre lives to see another year
Claremont’s pandemic burdened, local movie theater finally closes an unsteady chapter in the fate of the neighborhood’s historic landmark. To the relief of many 7C students and Claremont locals, the 16-year-old Laemmle’s Claremont 5 Theatre is not set to close any time soon. However, with sparse business since the beginning