If you could tell your professors anything about this semester, what would you say? We asked, you answered

TSL asked students to share what they want professors to know about how they are really dealing with an online semester.

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Q&A: CMC Professor John Pitney on the COVID-19 outbreak at the White House

After President Donald Trump and numerous other White House staff members tested positive for the virus, TSL spoke with Claremont McKenna College politics professor John J. Pitney Jr. to get an expert opinion on the consequences of the outbreak.

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Pomona Black Student Union pushes for full-time room dedicated to Black students

Last month, Pomona College granted the Black Student Union’s request for Black students to have their own designated room on campus with the caveat that the room would only be theirs after 7 p.m. In response, the BSU is calling for that room to be available “full time.”

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Pomona creates support fund for furloughed employees, asks community for donations

Nearly a month after committing to move forward with staff furloughs despite faculty backlash, Pomona College President G. Gabrielle Starr announced the creation of the Sagehen Employee Support Fund to assist Pomona staff who have been partially or fully furloughed as of Oct. 1.

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Pomona to rename Millikan Laboratory, citing Robert A. Millikan’s eugenics promotion

Pomona College will rename’s Millikan Laboratory will be renamed, President G. Gabrielle Starr announced Tuesday, citing the namesake Robert A. Millikan’s history of eugenics promotion. The announcement comes after nearly 1,000 Pomona community members signed a petition over the summer demanding the name be removed.

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I-Place to shut down by end of 2020-2021 academic year

The International Place — the Claremont Colleges’ joint resource center for international students — will shut down for good at the end of the 2020-21 academic year, according to officials.

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Monsour removes 8-session cap, implements new policies to reduce wait times

In addition to offering entirely virtual services for the fall 2020 semester, Monsour Counseling and Psychological Services has implemented new policies to reduce wait times and removed the 8-session cap for student therapy appointments.

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