In a Jan. 31 email to the Pomona College community, President Gabi Starr announced the Commencement speakers for the Class of 2023: civil rights attorney Sherrilyn Ifill and Hall of Fame swimmer Penny Lee Dean PO ’77. The pair will receive honorary degrees and address the graduating class during the
Author: Serena Li
Hundreds of 5C students, faculty picket alongside Pomona dining workers during family weekend strike
During Pomona’s annual family weekend, Pomona College dining staff picketed in protest for higher wages, following two months of unsuccessful contract negotiations between the college and the dining hall staff’s union representative, Unite Here! Local 11.
As the supreme court hears case on affirmative action, 5Cs reflect on a practice in limbo
This Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court convened to begin hearing arguments regarding two monumental precedents concerning the status of affirmative action in college admissions.
En busca de mejores salarios, la cocina de Pomona se pone en huelga
El fin de semana pasado, los trabajadores de cocina de Pomona College se declararon en huelga para exigir aumentos salariales más altos en el próximo contrato, el cual han estado negociando con la universidad durante más de dos meses.
One year later: Pomona’s Ultimate Meal Plan faces accessibility concerns with students
Pomona College’s decision to implement a compulsory Ultimate Meal Plan for all students living on campus last year has received mixed responses from students, including a petition this semester calling for the administration to make the meal plan optional. The adoption of the Ultimate Meal Plan was announced April 21,
Basque Country, existential dread, code switching: This year’s student research symposiums at Pomona, Scripps and Mudd
Where can you learn about monitoring seabirds in the Gulf of Maine, Asian American music and soccer in the city of Pomona? At Pomona College, Scripps College and Harvey Mudd College, students presented their summer work at events celebrating these college-funded projects.
Meet your 2022-2023 student body presidents: Interconnectivity, wellness and joy on this year’s agenda
As COVID-19 policies relax across the 5Cs, this year’s student body presidents are more focused than ever on creating community and fostering wellness. While each president has specific plans and goals for their respective school, one ambitious, common theme echoes throughout all their platforms: rebuilding connections and support systems at