‘Just trying to survive’: Claremont businesses face pandemic uncertainty

Since March, local businesses have suffered from COVID-19 regulations and a lack of students, forcing many to adjust their normal operations and others to close permanently.

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Pitzer, Scripps, HMC and CMC launch new anti-racism initiatives

After the killing of George Floyd earlier this year ignited protests around the country against police brutality, issues of racial inequality and justice have taken the forefront of conversations across communities and institutions. Read about the Claremont Colleges’ recently implemented racial justice initiatives.

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‘More dangerous every year’: 5C students face California wildfires

California residents and 5C students on the West Coast have been impacted by the orange skies and smoke of this year’s wildfire season — the worst on record in California’s history.

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Amid faculty backlash, Pomona moves forward with staff furloughs

Ahead of a meeting Wednesday to address faculty’s objections to Pomona College’s recent decision to furlough staff members, the Faculty Executive Committee released a statement denouncing the college’s decision.

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5C professors join national strike for racial justice

Several faculty at the Claremont Colleges canceled or postponed their classes on Sept. 8 and 9 as part of a nationwide movement to bring attention to issues of racial injustice, police violence and systemic racism in the U.S.

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