A ”No” To MOOCs: Why Pomona Needs to Stick to Its Guns

Last week, TSL featured two different Opinions articles on education at Pomona College; current student Xiaoyin Qu PO ’15 advocated for Pomona to start taking advantage of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) while alumnus Ryan Wheeler PO ’13 wrote passionately about the value of the humanities and their lasting effects

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Commencement Speaker Choice Raises Questions About Pomona’s Politics

Last week Pomona College announced that its 2012 graduation commencement speaker will be current U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter. Ambassador Munter has led a distinguished career in the U.S. foreign services, serving in Eastern Europe, the Balkans and Iraq before his current assignment. I will leave it to members

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Susan G. Komen and the Continuing Attack on Women’s Rights

In the last couple of weeks, between the Super Bowl and the latest Republican primaries, a shocking news story broke. The Susan G. Komen Foundation, a breast cancer research organization, was planning to stop providing funding to Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood, the national family planning and reproductive health organization, has

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