University of Oxford science philosopher John Lennox visited Harvey Mudd College on Oct. 10 to discuss the intersection of religion and science.
The “Works In Progress” art exhibit at Pomona College features unfinished art pieces from 5C students and is open until Oct. 16.
Vibe, a new smartphone app coming to the 5Cs on Oct. 20, allows students to log in through their Apple Music and Spotify Premium accounts and share entire music libraries and favorite artists under their user profile.
In this week’s pop culture column, Nadya Siringo Ringo SC ’21 critiques the cultural appropriation inherent in popular streetwear and minimalist clothing. She writes, “Expensive streetwear heavily draws from the styles and cultures of low-income communities, making versions that are inaccessible to them despite their heavy influence.”
Award-winning author Carmen Maria Machado visited Scripps College on Oct. 3 to share a piece of her upcoming memoir “In the Dream House,” which chronicles Machado’s experiences with queer domestic violence.
Thomas Leabhart, semi-retired Pomona theater professor, instructs a corporeal mime class at Seaver Theatre daily, encouraging students to achieve bodily awareness through fluid and artful movement. “[Corporeal mime] is being able to know where you are in space, knowing where the body is in space and understanding it,” he said.
Chef Cristian Rubilar visited Malott Dining Hall this week to serve a custom menu of traditional Chilean cuisine.
In this week’s film column, Rachael Diamond SC ’21 reviews “Hustlers,” praising its dramatic, yet touching portrayal of female friendship amidst financial hardship. She writes, “Regardless of the questionable moral dynamics at play, you leave the theater in utter admiration of Destiny’s and Ramona’s tenacity … a testament to the powerful allure of the film — and of money itself.”
Relationships columnist Micaela Macagnone PO ’20 writes about her semester abroad in Madrid and sobering return home after her father’s passing. She reflects on how she found self care amidst grief: “I don’t think I’ll ever forget the day we moved — lying on my bedroom floor, with the sun shining through the windows onto the furniture-less wood floor, sobbing while trying my absolute hardest to remember the look of the ceiling, walls and floors.”
In this week’s music column, Kyla Walker PO ’22 discusses the relevance of formal education in music composition. She writes, “The absence of music theory should not invalidate [modern] artists’ work.”