Pomona College’s decisions in response to COVID-19 illustrate an urgent need for ASPC representatives to be in the room for policy meetings.
Recently, in a compelling article titled Heavyweights Only: Body Exclusion in the Weight Room, Isabel Simon PO ‘18 outlined the pressures she and other women face in the weight room. She explained how the gym’s “tacit atmosphere” discourages those with bodies who deviate from the male, thin, muscular ideal from
This article contains references to rape and violence. In my first few weeks in Claremont, I have read nonfiction accounts of rape, torture, murder, and massacre. I cannot help but notice the ubiquity of traumatic stories among 5C syllabi. Conceptually, I understand this. 5C students are consistently investigating structures of oppression,