MSNBC Host Chris Matthews Talks Bobby Kennedy, the “Un-Trump”, at Scripps

  Chris Matthews, the host of MSNBC’s political analysis show “Hardball” and author of several highly acclaimed history and politics books, spoke at Scripps College on Saturday. Matthews’ recently released book, “Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit,” takes a deep dive into the life of the late, influential New York senator, and

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Pomona Begins Construction on New Museum of Art

Last Thursday, Pomona College began construction on its new art museum. The museum will be located on College Avenue next to Pomona’s South Campus, across the street from the current art museum. The Renwick House, a historic building built in 1900, was moved across the street in order to clear the

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Claremont’s State Senator Encourages PZ Students to Get Politically Involved

  Twenty years ago, Anthony Portantino read in his local paper that his hometown’s next elections would not be held because no one was running.  “Next time there’s an election, I’m going to run just so we have an election,” Portantino recalled thinking. Portantino ran for city council the following year and lost

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Pitzer Alum Kimberly Bautista Talks Healing Through Activism and Art

On Thursday, filmmaker Kimberly Bautista PZ ’07 spoke at Pitzer College about her experience of healing from sexual trauma through arts and activism. After graduating from Pitzer, Bautista has devoted herself to social justice work and the arts. During her time as a media studies and Spanish major at Pitzer, Bautista co-founded

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5Cs Search for New QRC Director After Summer Firing

  Pomona College President G. Gabrielle Starr and interim Queer Resource Center Director Manuel Diaz held a Q&A with students on Tuesday to solicit student feedback and opinions regarding the ongoing hiring process for a new QRC director. Jonathan Higgins, a writer and speaker on LGBTQIA+ issues, was named the new director in June

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