‘Critical community’: Looking back on Pomona’s histories of Asian American mentorship and activism

CW: mentions of violence, suicide The history of Asian American activism at the 7Cs is rich, but not widely known across the student body. Like other affinity groups on campus, Asian American studies and centers were not established in Claremont until after hard fought battles. According to Mike Manolo-Pedro, the

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FLI, international students push for Pomona summer storage options

As the spring semester winds down, 5C students are facing the annual question of where and how to store their personal belongings over the summer. Pomona College students — who have typically had the option to store their belongings on campus over the summer — were told that, this year, on-campus spaces are “not suited for long-term storage,” according to a March 1 email from Dean of Campus Life Josh Eisenberg.

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‘It looked like a scene out of Titanic’: Pomona students’ belongings ruined in Mudd flood

A seemingly ordinary Monday night turned into a disaster for some Pomona College students when the Mudd Hall basement flooded with a foul-smelling black water around 10 p.m. April 4.

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Invasion of Ukraine weighs heavily on 5C community members with connections to the conflict

When Maria Lyven PO ’22 asked her family how they were doing last week, her mother told her that she woke up to the sound of explosions.

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Black legacies in Claremont, a timeline to the Black Studies Center and beyond

Reporting by Jenna McMurtry, Averi Sullivan, Reia Li, Katherine Tan, John Paul Ferrantino, Elina Lingappa, Maxine Davey, Valerie Braylovskiy, Mariana Duran, Elli Lingappa, Rya Jetha, Wally Bargeron, Abby Porter, Julia Schwartz, Samson Zhang and Siena Swift Black students at the 5Cs have a long history of advocating for accomodation and

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Roll the credits: Claremont’s Laemmle theater may close for good

To the dismay of students and Claremont locals alike, the neon sign advertising Laemmle’s Claremont 5 may not glow much longer. The theater is likely to shut its doors sometime this year after the sale of its property to Winfund Investment LLC is finalized.

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