Ana Tijoux Performance Remixes Hip-Hop, Political Commentary at Balch Auditorium

How might social justice, great music, and creative media be effectively combined? Chilean musician Ana Tijoux’s performance on Monday, Apr. 25, demonstrated that these three elements have the ability to pack a powerful musical punch. Tijoux’s performance, held at Scripps College's Balch Auditorium, was organized by the Scripps Communities of Resources and Empowerment (SCORE), which provides

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Forget Flower Crowns–Nochella was the Real Festival of the Weekend

  While Coachella raged in Indio last weekend, Pomona College hosted its own music festival that gave the flower crown festival a run for its money. On Saturday, Apr. 16, Walker Beach resonated with the thumping beats of Nochella Music Festival. The event was organized by the Pomona College Events Committee (PEC) and ran throughout the afternoon and into the

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‘Shondaland’ Event Discusses Racial Representation in Television and Film

Grey’s Anatomy fans at the 5Cs were in for a treat this past Monday, Apr. 11, at the “Shondaland” panel discussion hosted by the Pomona College Student Union. The event centered on the representation of racial and ethnic diversity in the television programs produced and scripted by Shonda Rhimes which, in

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Lecture on Mandé Music to the Tune of African Heritage

Energetic and rhythmic tones of Mandé music filled Lyman Hall in Pomona College’s Thatcher Music Building Wednesday night. This performance, which accompanied a lecture on the history of Mandé music, was part of the Ashé Africa program aimed at promoting awareness and learning about African culture. In the lecture, titled “Music and Identity in the

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Poet Natalie Diaz Talks Image of Obsession and Native Heritage at Grove House

  Words cascaded across the stillness of the room, absorbed by warm lighting and cozy wooden décor, and filled the homey space with an energy fueled by beauty and reflection. Such was the atmosphere that permeated the Grove House at Pitzer College during a recent poetry reading by award-winning Native American

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