OPINION: Reclaiming And Changing Coming Out Narratives

I came out of the closet to my mom at Pomona College’s Coop Fountain. We were telling stories about our now-separate lives over sickeningly sweet Thai teas. At that moment, I didn’t feel like I was in Claremont, but rather, in Manila, sitting on a couch with my mom, complaining

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The ‘Cute’ Minority: Increasing Institutional Support for International Students

“International students are treated this way because we’re the ‘cute’ minority.” For one international student at Pomona, this statement encapsulates Pomona’s institutional treatment of international students. Every year, Pomona’s admissions department prides itself on its plethora of international admits. In its demographic report of the admitted Class of 2021, Pomona

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Pitzer New Resources Program Pressures Administration to Renovate Lounge

On Nov. 6, the Pitzer Student Senate opened debate on Bill 53-B-5, an initiative that would allocate $3000 for New Resources Student Lounge renovations. Pitzer College’s New Resources Program allows students of nontraditional college age, usually 23 or older, to experience an elite, liberal arts education. Nick Flores PZ ‘17, the

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