‘Do Science and God Mix?’ Oxford’s John Lennox comes to Claremont to share his views

University of Oxford science philosopher John Lennox visited Harvey Mudd College on Oct. 10 to discuss the intersection of religion and science.

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Wuss poppin’: The appropriation of casual streetwear is a serious flex

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.”

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Award-winning author Carmen Maria Machado visits Scripps

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.

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Pomona corporeal mime class thinks outside the imaginary box

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.

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Reel talk: Lorene Scafaria’s star-studded “Hustlers” hustles its way into your heart

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.”

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Reflexive: How I had to fall apart to start taking care of myself

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.”

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