FarmFest Celebrates Earth Day

Environmental protection is one of the most important issues facing modern society. The Pomona College Organic Farm is one way that the school is encouraging environmental stewardship. Last Friday’s Earth Day Farm Fest was one of many events planned by the Pomona College Farm Club this year to draw attention to the farm and

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Pomona College Choir and Orchestra Belt out Brahms

Pomona College’s music department never disappoints with its weekly concerts: they are the perfect way to spend an evening for music lovers on campus. Last weekend, admitted students and their families flooded the campus and were delighted by Brahms' Ein Deutsches Requiem, Op. 45—over an hour of musical mastery.  The Pomona College Orchestra can be traced back to the

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38th International Festival Brings World to Claremont

Study abroad programs have soared in popularity in recent years. Wanting to experience new environments and learn about new places, American students head overseas in search of adventure. As students fly from the U.S. to Europe, Asia, and Latin America, more and more students from around the globe are also choosing to pursue higher education

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Tottenham Hotspur Coach Speaks at Pomona

The name Tottenham Hotspur is largely unknown in the United States, but any true football (soccer) fan has likely heard of this English football club in the Premier League. Established over 100 years ago, Hotspur gained popularity in its early days but has recently drawn even more attention with its rising star, Harry Kane. Head of coach and player

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Community-Driven Education Makes a Splash on Campus

As a consortium situated within the Los Angeles area, the Claremont Colleges have the unique opportunity to forge connections between local communities and college students. Claremont Splash!, which took place last Saturday, Feb. 27, is a student-run program focused bringing the community forward through education. Claremont Splash! is an annual event through which 5C students are given the chance to teach a

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Panel Challenges Traditional Modes of Love and Dating

What is love? What does it mean to be polyamorous? These were some of the questions the Pomona Student Union explored in Pomona College's Rose Hills Theater last Thursday, Feb. 11, in a panel discussion called “All You Need is Love?: Modern (Mis)Conceptions on Love, Relationships, and Dating.” Three speakers shared their stories and experiences and answered

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Tastes of Chinese Food and Home at Spring Festival Celebration

Last Sunday, as most of America was enjoying the annual juggernaut of sports culture of the Super Bowl, China was celebrating its most important national holiday—Spring Festival. Held by the Claremont Chinese Students Association (CSA), the Chinese New Year celebration at the Claremont McKenna College Auditorium brought together students across from the 5Cs. Student performances, interactive games,

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Pomona Music Department Concert Debuts with Debussy

After an unusually gloomy winter here in Claremont, the first formal concert of the year revived the campus with euphonious music, opening with French composer Debussy’s melodic “Six epigraphes antiques.” Faculty pianists Genevieve Feiwen Lee and Ming Tsu, cellist Maggie Parkins, and percussionist Nicholas Terry were invited by Pomona College’s music department and attracted a large

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