Not many people immediately think of East and Southeast Asia when considering the environmental issues of the planet. One organization at the 5Cs is trying to change that. I attended the EnviroLab Asia Summer Research Reportback Sept. 20, an event at the Oldenborg Center at Pomona College. It consisted of
The first annual Queer Fashion Show of The Claremont Colleges, sponsored by the Queer Resource Center and Pomona College’s Sustainability Office, celebrated and showcased the fashion styles of LGBTQ+ students at Doms Lounge April 21. Carol Ambriz PO ’21 and Diego Zaragoza PO ’21 orchestrated the event. “For queer folks
CAST TALKS CHARACTERS, ACTING, AND SHAKESPEARE TSL: Can you describe the character you played? Megan Marshall PO ’20: Titania is the Queen of the Fairies. She is a strong, powerful woman. I think she can be a bit petty at times but nowhere near as petty as Oberon, the Fairy
As if slapstick comedy, mischievous magic, Elizabethan spoken word, and romantic mayhem weren’t enough, Pomona College’s production of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” also includes hip-hop dancing fairies. The play, directed by Assistant Professor of Theatre and Dance Carolyn Ratteray, turns Shakespeare’s comedy into a gender-bending and thought-provoking performance.
Last Sunday, I had the unique opportunity of witnessing indigenous peoples and members of Pitzer College come together in a traditional celebration to honor the land and the changing of seasons. The ceremony, hosted by Elder Barbara Drake and member Glenn Miller of the Tongva tribe in collaboration with
Large white sheets, hoisted up on tripods, nearly covered two of its walls. Various video cameras, stage lights, and projectors situated in a square-like formation on the floor were connected by lots of wires that led up to a main computer. Music blared from surrounding speakers. I was immediately
As a vegan, entering a college dining hall can be a struggle. Even at the 5Cs, where vegan options are almost always available and mostly labeled, I still sometimes find myself hesitating as I approach the meal stations. What if I can’t find anything to eat? As great of
Patrick Nan’s PZ ’20 video about martial artist and film star Bruce Lee fighting with lightsabers has reached over 2.1 million views on YouTube in the less than a month since its Jan. 12 release. The video, titled “Bruce Lee Lightsabers Scene Recreation,” uses a scene from the 1972
Throughout November, ASPC will be posting excerpts online from “Revisiting A Call to Action,” a 56-page document published in 2004 by Pomona College students aiming to “shed light on specific issues faced by marginalized students at Pomona and reveal how such problems are continuously reproduced within the campus community.” So
Associated Students of Claremont McKenna College recently considered revoking the charter for the 5C InterVarsity Christian Fellowship group on Oct. 8 due to its ties with the nationwide organization, which holds anti-LGBTQIA+ beliefs. Though ASCMC ultimately decided not to hold a vote, 5CIV's future at the Claremont Colleges is in jeopardy.