5C flu shot requirement looms Sept. 30

Based on guidelines from the LACDPH, the Claremont Colleges are requiring students to get the flu shot by the end of the month.

Read more

CMC shifts campus plans for a new science building

Claremont McKenna College is planning significant changes to its campus in coming years, including the construction of a new integrated sciences center, even as the school’s controversial withdrawal from the W.M. Keck Science Department remains up in the air.

Read more

Masks, testing, parties and more: How the 5Cs plan to handle COVID-19 on campus

As students begin returning to Claremont, the colleges’ plans in response to the pandemic are starting to take shape.

Read more

LA County’s indoor mask mandate is back in effect

Cases of the Delta variant are spiking in Los Angeles County — and that means an indoor face covering requirement is back for everyone, vaccinated or not.

Read more

5Cs mostly drop mask requirements for vaccinated people, but Delta is still cause for concern

Some of the Claremont Colleges have dropped mask mandates for the vaccinated — but facing the explosive spread of the Delta variant in LA County, others are pumping the brakes.

Read more

P-P men’s cross country and track head coach Jordan Carpenter leaves for Boston University

After bringing in a national title during his run as head coach of Pomona-Pitzer men’s cross country and track & field, Jordan Carpenter is moving on to Division I.

Read more

In memoriam: R. Michael Shanahan, Harvey Mudd board chair and benefactor

R. Michael Shanahan, a former Harvey Mudd board chair and significant donor, died July 29. Colleagues and family remembered his hardworking spirit and commitment to the college’s success.

Read more

Legacy and donor-related students make up 16.3 percent of Pitzer’s, 7 percent of CMC’s classes of 2023

A new report provides details on preferential admissions practices for legacy students and applicants related to college donors.

Read more