Pitzer Community Mural “Decolonizes Academic Space”

After a Global Local Mentorship Program trip to Canada in the spring of 2016 with Associate Professor of Sociology Erich Steinman, several students were inspired to establish a mural to pursue the process of decolonizing the Pitzer College community and bringing to light the importance of California natives. “This mural is reflective of the

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PO Advocates for Survivors of Sexual Assault Organize Survivor Support Week

Pomona Advocates for Survivors of Sexual Assault organized Survivor Support Week, beginning on April 2, to enhance awareness and support for survivors of sexual, domestic, and intimate partner violence. The week included discussions and exhibitions, some of which centered around federal policies on sexual assault under Trump and the 5C community’s accountability for sexual

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Pitzer’s Melvin Oliver Inaugurated First Black President at 5Cs

  Pitzer College President Melvin Oliver was officially inaugurated on March 25, making him Pitzer College’s sixth president and the first African American president of the Claremont Colleges. The inauguration began with Interim Dean of Faculty Nigel Boyle welcoming 5C staff, faculty, and students, along with guests such as university professors

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Potential PZ Senate Presidents Promise Inclusivity in Debate

  UPDATE 3/10: Hajar Hammado PZ ’18 won the presidential election early Friday morning. On March 7 at the Gold Student Center, the Pitzer College Student Senate Presidential Debate featured presidential candidates Hajar Hammado PZ ’18 and Shivani Kavuluru PZ ’19, marking the first presidential election where both candidates are women

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Keck Faculty Respond to Trump Administration’s ‘Threat to Science’

The majority of the W.M. Keck Science Department faculty signed a statement supporting science on Feb. 15 in response to the Trump administration’s recent attempts to vet scientific research before being published and to censor scientific findings on topics such as climate change.  “The pursuit and communication of unbiased information and

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Ralph Nader Calls for People-Driven Change During Scripps Speech

  Activist, politician, and four-time presidential candidate Ralph Nader drew more than 500 people to Scripps College’s Garrison Theater on Tuesday, Feb. 21, to listen to his thoughts on progressive activism under President Donald Trump’s administration. In a conversation moderated by journalist Giselle Fernandez, Nader shared his views on the Trump presidency, spoke

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Q&A: Ralph Nader on Trump, Activism, and Third Party Candidates

  TSL: In a Washington Post article before the elections, you predicted that if Trump were to win the White House, our country would soon witness “the fastest impeachment and conviction in congressional history, because [Trump is] totally lacking in self-control.” After seeing the Trump administration for a month now, do you still believe in

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