We need to do much more to help solve the issues of global warming and environmental degradation, both of which humankind has contributed to.
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Ye Olde Student Life: Games are just as addictive today as they were in the 1980s
People have always been crazy about video games, but several things have changed over time, like the wide variety of games available.
Ye Olde Student Life: From 1982 to 2019, tuition hikes have remained a hot topic
Tuition increases have consistently been a hot topic, and getting a college degree for many families is very expensive.
Ye Olde Student Life: From the newspaper to Tinder
In this edition of Ye Olde Student Life, which looks at articles and advertisements from past decades of TSL, we’re talking about the eternal college experience — dating. The Pomona Daily column in February 1941, printed a few weeks after Valentine’s Day, included a “Spice” column with flashy updates of 20
Ye Olde Student Life: TSL Ads Through The Ages
Capitalism has been a constant throughout TSL’s history, but marketing has come quite a long way over the years, and consumer tastes have changed more than a little. This semester, we’ve taken a look back at TSL ads through the ages. Here is the full collection.
Ye Olde Student Life: Letter to the Public
I don’t know about other people, but as a December-born baby, I can’t help but look forward to every end of a year. I get to finally pack my things and go “hibernate” in the summer-all-year-long Singapore, where I call my second home, and spend the holidays with family. Even as things
Ye Olde Student Life: TSL Seethes at British Wartime Plea for Help
It’s an eerie feeling to look at the TSL issue immediately before 9/11, or before the assassination of JFK, or before Pearl Harbor. These issues are utterly, utterly normal, a fact which makes complete sense, but which also serves to highlight just how blindsided we were by those events. However,
Ye Olde Student Life: MP3 Format Revolutionizes Music Options
When one looks through TSL’s archives, it’s easy to see that Claremont today is a very different place than it was in the mid-twentieth century. Cigarette ads no longer appear in every issue. Women are no longer called “coeds.” Fraternities and the football team no longer dominate coverage. However, one
Ye Olde Student Life, Joke Issue Edition: Castration Now to Prevent Golf Cart Theft
From crucifixion to medieval torture chambers, history is full of cruel and unusual punishments. That said, I’m pretty sure this article from Nov. 22, 2002 is not a historically accurate account, but rather a contribution to TSL’s annual joke issue, a tradition dating back to 1981. Castration Now to Prevent Golf
Ye Olde Student Life: Dorm TV Units Aid Instruction at Pitzer
Over the break, I suspect many 5C students indulged in quite a bit of Netflix. Back in 1965, though, Pitzer College’s administration did not seem too concerned that installing television sets in its dorm rooms would turn its student body into couch potatoes. Rather, they saw it as an opportunity