Though health experts and fellow students have warned of the dangers of traveling and moving back to Claremont, some students have no choice but to move or have chosen to return regardless. Here are some things to know if you’re moving to Claremont for the spring semester.
Author: Jaimie Ding
Los Angeles County COVID-19 hospitalizations top 8,000
COVID-19 hospitalizations in Los Angeles County have exceeded 8,000 for the first time since the start of the pandemic, according to the California Department of Public Health.
5Cs announce final spring 2021 calendar
The 5Cs announced the official spring semester calendar with the addition of a week-long spring break in an email from the Academic Deans Committee to 5C students Dec. 11.
Scripps announces tentative on-campus plan: Contact tracing app, ‘alternative’ return dates
Scripps College released details of its plan to return students to campus in the spring in an email to students Monday.
‘Like a breath of fresh air’: Claremont Colleges students, faculty react to Biden win
Across the country, many Claremont Colleges students rejoiced at the election of former Vice President Joe Biden, a stark contrast from many students’ morale just four years ago.
Scripps files lawsuit against federal govt’s changes to H-1B visa requirements
Scripps College joined 16 institutions in filing a lawsuit Oct. 19 against the U.S. Department of Labor for changes to H-1B visa rules, which make it more difficult for U.S. companies to hire foreign workers.
Pomona announces plans for possible in-person spring semester
Pomona College released information for what an in-person spring semester could look like in an email to students Monday, detailing strict social distancing guidelines and plans for creating a “bubble” on campus.
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.
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.
Harvey Mudd’s new core curriculum cuts courses and adds new Impact course
After three years of planning, Harvey Mudd College will adopt a new Core curriculum to decrease workload and stress for first-years and sophomores. The curriculum will likely not take effect until at least fall 2022.