5C students are reviving Know Your Rights Claremont, collaborating with local activists to organize educational clinics about immigrant rights.
The student-run Draper Center program Pomona Employment Partners is tackling the Californian homeless crisis, working to eliminate unemployment in the city of Pomona by acting as one-on-one employment case managers. “I came to the conclusion that employment assistance [is] an area where college students seem uniquely positioned to help people experiencing homelessness,” founder Sophie Roe PO ’19 said.
The first annual 5C First Gen Week, organized by first-generation student coalitions at each college, consisted of daily events spanning the 5Cs.
The 2019 International Autumn Gala, hosted by the International Place of the Claremont Colleges on Oct. 26, showcased international student talent with acts like a traditional Japanese taiko drumming performance, an Armenian Tsaghkadzori folk dance and an Argentinian tango.
The “Works In Progress” art exhibit at Pomona College features unfinished art pieces from 5C students and is open until Oct. 16.
Acclaimed author Colson Whitehead visited Scripps College to talk historical fiction and his new book “The Nickel Boys.”
The Laemmle Claremont 5 theater’s future is in limbo as part of the Southern Californian moviehouse chain is put on the market.
Earth Week concluded with Scripps College’s Sustainability Fair, an event that gave students a platform to advertise sustainable initiatives.
Sundeep Morrison’s one-woman show “Rag Head” tackles Sikh identity in relation to broader themes of hate, hope and American identity.
Tea Circle offers a space for students to study, socialize, eat snacks and drink a rotating menu of teas built around a weekly theme.