CMC to Host Climate Leadership Summit

On Apr. 23, Claremont McKenna College will host a leadership summit on sustainability and climate change. The summit will be located on CMC's campus, with the keynote speeches on the quad outside Kravis Center and panels held in nearby classrooms. The 2016 Climate Leadership Summit is sponsored by the National Campus

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Voter Turnout in ASCMC Elections Increases

Claremont McKenna College held elections for Associated Students of Claremont McKenna College (ASCMC) on Mar. 1. The elections decided President, both Vice President positions, Dorm Affairs Chair, and class presidents for the 2016-2017 academic year.  More than half—53 percent—of CMC students cast a vote in the election, ten percentage points more than last year. 

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Eating Disorder Awareness Panel Concludes Week of Discussion and Support

On Thursday night, Feb. 25, around 40 students from the Claremont University Consortium filled Scripps College's Student Union, prepared to talk about and find support for those affected by eating disorders. The 5C Mental Health Alliance (MHA) organized a panel in observance of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, which encourages greater awareness and support

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Campus Safety Focuses on Decreasing Bike Thefts

About a month ago, Frank Bedoya, Pomona College's senior associate dean of campus life, witnessed a bike theft.  “I observed a car drive up by the bike racks over by Pomona Hall,” Bedoya said. Bedoya then saw two people with backpacks leave the cars and approach the bike racks. Suspicious, he called campus

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CMC Administrators, Students Respond to Last Week’s Protests

Following a Nov. 11 protest organized by Claremont McKenna College students of color, a hunger strike by two CMC students and the subsequent resignation of Dean of Students Mary Spellman as well as national media attention, CMC administrators and students have been discussing and responding to concerns about racial inclusivity and freedom of speech. In a Nov.

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Climate Awareness Initiative Petitions for Carbon Pricing

“Colleges have always been the face of movements,” Tommy Erb PO ’18, director of Know Tomorrow Claremont, said.  With that logic in mind, Erb and Juliana Rossi de Camargo PZ '16 drafted a petition expressing support for carbon pricing. As of Nov. 11, 412 people had signed the petition, including Pomona College President David Oxtoby and Pitzer College

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Pomona Discontinues Harwood Halloween Due to Budget, Safety Concerns

Instead of trekking to Pomona College's parking garage for Harwood Halloween this weekend, 5C students will have to attend other events, like HALLOWEEN, a 5C party co-hosted by Scripps College and Claremont McKenna College. According to Sam Crawford PO ‘16, Pomona Events Committee (PEC) commissioner, safety concerns were the primary reason for cancelling Harwood Halloween. The party has traditionally

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Pomona College Appoints a New Vice President and Chief Information Officer

On Oct. 20, Pomona College President David Oxtoby announced the appointment of William Morse to the position of vice president for information technology services and chief information officer (CIO). “William Morse’s job is to maintain and improve information technology at Pomona College,” Rett Bull, a computer science professor at Pomona, wrote in an email

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Procedures for Reporting and Investigating Sexual Assaults Vary Across 7Cs

The Claremont Colleges are unique among consortia in the United States in that they share an integrated academic and social scene. But this also means that students could be on a different campus than their own when they become a victim or a witness of sexual assault. Although the definitions of sexual assault and misconduct are the same

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