Food Corporations Phase Out Artificial Colors

Kool-Aid red doesn’t come from cherries — it comes from petroleum distillates. As consumers become increasingly apprehensive about mystery ingredients in their snacks, large companies have responded by rethinking their color palette. Our story starts in 1906 when the Pure Food and Drug Act established the first restrictions on artificial food dyes in the

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Scripps Dances Highlight Creativity, Collaboration

Last Saturday, Apr. 16, Scripps Dances, an annual concert showcasing talented dancers from across the 5Cs, was held at Garrison Theater. Both faculty and students created original works to be performed in Scripps Dances. Suchi Branfman, one of the choreographers, presented a particularly evocative piece titled “Point by Point—ROOTED AMERICA.” Branfman has choreographed and

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Avant-Garde Author Discusses Learning at CMC’s Athenaeum

Bernard Cooper is a man of many titles: author, pop artist, comedian, gay rights activist and promoter of self-acceptance are just a few.  Putting on the author hat, Cooper spoke at Claremont McKenna College’s Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum April 13 about his recently published memoir, My Avant-Garde Education. A former

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Mental Health Alliance Panel Addresses Eating Disorders

The 5C Mental Health Alliance (MHA) hosted an eating disorder awareness panel Feb. 26 in recognition of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, which took place the last week of February. Five students spoke about their individual experiences with eating disorders and answered questions from the audience. “Too many people, including those

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