An enthusiastic audience gathered in Scripps College’s Garrison Theater for the final performance of Scripps Dances on April 22. The annual spring concert featured dances choreographed by students, faculty, and guest artists in a variety of styles often presented in unexpected and innovative combinations. Several of the pieces explored
Calls of “¡Sí se puede!” and “What do we want? Justice! When do we want it? Now!” resounded through Pomona College’s Alexander Hall on April 25, when approximately 100 dining hall workers, their union representatives, and student supporters gathered at Pomona President David Oxtoby’s office to voice concerns about
A resignation letter from an anonymous Pomona College Resident Advisor criticizing Pomona's recent treatment of RAs has been circulating on social media for the last few weeks, and was republished on Facebook by the Associated Students of Pomona College on April 9. “I am resigning not because I do
Delaine Eastin, former California State Superintendent and a candidate in California's 2018 gubernatorial race, spoke at Pomona College Monday, March 27. Her campaign slogan represents the thrust of her speech: “Budgets are statements of values. We can do better.” Eastin specifically focused on the importance of reinvesting in public education.
Eight candidates, all of whom were men, ran for a position in the Associated Students of Claremont McKenna College 2017-18 executive board Feb. 23 election. The seven positions on the ballot included ASCMC president and executive vice president. Co-President of the CMC Women’s Forum Shruti Topudurti CM ’18 attributed the
When G. Gabrielle Starr takes office as Pomona College’s 10th president on July 1, the majority of the Claremont Colleges will have female presidents. Three of the five colleges will have majority-male faculties this academic year, however. Claremont McKenna College has the lowest proportion of female professors, with only 36
A mural stands on the western wall of Pitzer College’s Stein Atrium, located in Benson Auditorium. Painted by Los Angeles artist Paul Botello in 1996, it depicts Pitzer students, faculty and staff protesting California Proposition 187, which disqualified undocumented immigrants from receiving public benefits, including public healthcare and public education.
I did not expect to awaken on the morning of Nov. 9 filled with sadness, anger, and fear. Like so many of us at the 5Cs, I cast my first vote for President of the United States the day before. I proudly wore my “I voted” sticker throughout the afternoon, not doubting
I must admit it: I am a perfectionist. That doesn’t mean I’m perfect (far from it), but it does mean that I spend hours hunched over my desk, poring over draft after scribbled draft of every essay, confirming that each comma is in the right place, that “posit” is the
“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” For the past couple of years, I’ve been enamored with Eleanor Roosevelt’s famous quote. Reassured and inspired by her confidence that the dreams of today can shape the future of tomorrow, I wrote it on my whiteboard