Breaking down 5C student government budgets

Ahead of April budget hearings for 5C clubs, which will give campus organizations the chance to pitch 5C student governments on funding for next year, TSL examined current budgets for each student government and broke down how they’re allocating their money.

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Claremont McKenna College to change Title IX policy

Claremont McKenna College’s process of investigating sexual assault accusations made against its students will likely include a live hearing with cross-examination between the accuser and the accused after the policy is updated later this month.

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5C dining halls respond to romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

Dining halls at the Claremont Colleges acted promptly in removing romaine lettuce during the recent E. coli outbreak earlier this October. Forty-three people have fallen ill from the Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157 linked to romaine lettuce from the Central Coastal growing regions in northern and central California, according to

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OPINION: Numbers are a somewhat effective measurement of health and shouldn’t be ignored in service of a minority

CW: Mentions of eating disorders On Nov. 8, TSL published an opinion article titled “Diet culture hurts students, silences those in recovery.” While I agree with some of the writers’ claims, such as Los Angeles being a “notoriously image-focused place” where weight loss and physical appearance are marketed as dominant

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5C students, alumni participate in midterm election beyond voting

During her leave of absence this semester, Kaila Finn SC ’20 wrote campaign publications and did communications work for 22-year-old Will Haskell’s campaign for Connecticut State Senate. Her hard work paid off Nov. 6. Haskell won his election with 53.3 percent of the vote against a Republican incumbent who has

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Internship grant opportunities at the 5Cs available to students

5C students lamenting the unpaid or underpaid internship opportunities may be eligible to receive funding from their respective colleges to help cover their expenses while working. Each of the 5Cs makes use of an online application for internship funding programs. At Pitzer College, grant funding applications are available on the

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News Bites – Week of Oct. 28

Claremont Colleges Jewish student groups host solidarity Shabbat 5C Chabad, Claremont Hillel, Kehillah, Nishmat, AEPi, Associated Jewish Groups of the Claremont Colleges, and the Chaplains of The Claremont Colleges are partnering to host a remembrance ceremony and Shabbat dinner at Frank Dining Hall Nov. 2 at 6 p.m. in the

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Top political consultants predict Democratic takeover in the House in November

Robert “Bob” M. Shrum, a political science professor at the University of Southern California, and Michael Ellis “Mike” Murphy, both highly regarded political consultants to the Democratic and Republican parties respectively, are no strangers to the tactics used by politicians today. Both discussed their predictions for the upcoming midterm election

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