From “Keckxit” to the University of Haifa controversy, this semester has seen its fair share of breaking news at the 5Cs. Here is a look back at some of the most notable stories TSL has covered this semester. Think you’re already an expert on 5C news? Test your knowledge with
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Samuel BreslowSamuel Breslow PO ’18 was a sociology major from New Hampshire. He previously served as TSL’s senior news adviser, news editor, development associate and opinions columnist.
OPINION: Breaking free of the Athenaeum mold
It’s hard to think seriously about poverty in Africa while eating a cannoli.
News Bites — Week of Dec. 2
Claremont McKenna College’s Jeff Huang to become St. Paul’s School president Jeff Huang, vice president for admission and financial aid at Claremont McKenna College, will be leaving later this year to become president of St. Paul’s School, a private independent school in Brooklandville, Maryland, according to an email President Hiram
Pomona College denounces Westboro Baptist Church ahead of planned picketing
The Westboro Baptist Church, a religious group known for its hate speech, announced Nov. 6 that it plans to picket at Pomona College Nov. 12 at 7:15 a.m. to protest a course on “Queering Childhood” being offered next semester. “Lord willing, the preachers of WBC are on the way, sad
News Bites – Week Of Nov. 4
Bags of urine found in Walker Hall Bags of urine were reportedly disposed of in Walker Hall trash cans, according to an email sent by Pomona College Residence Life Coordinator Andrew Castro to Walker residents. “The week before fall break, my friends that lived in Walker noticed that it was
CMC to withdraw from Keck Science Department, create own department
Claremont McKenna College has decided to withdraw from the W.M. Keck Science Department to create its own science department, according to a Pitzer College administrator and multiple professors present at faculty meetings where the decision was announced Wednesday. Scripps College and Pitzer will continue to have a joint science program,
Ofo hits the brakes: Bike-share company pulls out of Claremont
Bike-share company ofo has decided to leave the Claremont Colleges, ending a popular but sometimes controversial program that offered a convenient transportation option for students. The departure was announced in an email to Pomona College students Thursday afternoon by Bob Robinson, Assistant Vice President of Facilities and Campus Services. He
Pomona Hires Experienced Administrator As New Dean of Students
Pomona College hired Barnard College’s dean of the college, Avis E. Hinkson, as its new vice president and dean of students Wednesday. Hinkson will begin work Aug. 1, President G. Gabrielle Starr announced in an email to students. Hinkson was selected by a committee of three trustees, two faculty members,
Spring 2018 End Of Semester Timeline
There has been no shortage of news at The Claremont Colleges so far in 2018. Here is a look back at some of the most notable stories TSL has covered this semester. Please note that this timeline only includes news stories, and does not include features coverage of ongoing issues.