5C student government presidents call on admin to revise spring calendar

The 5C student body presidents have called on college administrators to revise the spring 2021 academic calendar, expressing concern that the semester could negatively affect student and faculty mental and physical health. 

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5Cs to start spring semester one week later, replace spring break with three one-day breaks

The Claremont Colleges announced that spring semester will start one week later and replace spring break with three one-day breaks.

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Pomona to rename Millikan Laboratory, citing Robert A. Millikan’s eugenics promotion

Pomona College will rename’s Millikan Laboratory will be renamed, President G. Gabrielle Starr announced Tuesday, citing the namesake Robert A. Millikan’s history of eugenics promotion. The announcement comes after nearly 1,000 Pomona community members signed a petition over the summer demanding the name be removed.

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The quarantine chronicles: My 11 days of self-isolation

Jaimie Ding SC ’21 documents the bores and the pleasantries of her self-imposed quarantine at home in Vancouver, Washington. “I realize that without any responsibilities or human beings to interact with, I no longer have to abide by societal norms of when to eat or when to sleep,” she recounts.

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Claremont trustees have donated more than $7 million to political causes since 2015, with CMC leading the way

Members of the 5Cs’ boards of trustees have donated more than $7.3 million to political candidates and committees since 2015, a TSL analysis of Federal Election Commission data found.

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Pomona faculty initiate review process for policy on faculty-student relationships

Relationships between students and faculty/staff at Pomona College are currently permitted under certain conditions. But they may not be come 2020, as the school plans to review and possibly change the policy.

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