PHOTOS: Wind storm wreaks damage across campus

A major wind storm knocked out power to the 5Cs Friday night, toppling trees and causing significant damage across the campuses.

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Scripps and CMC will resume some in-person courses outdoors

In-person, outdoor classes may resume at Scripps College and Claremont McKenna College as early as Monday, a thaw in the colleges’ decision to delay in-person instruction to the third week owing to a spike in COVID-19 cases amid the omicron variant surge.

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5C move-in timelines stretch through semester’s first week

Having announced that the 5Cs will kick off the spring semester with two weeks of remote instruction, some schools are walking back the dates by which students are expected to arrive in Claremont.

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Claremont Colleges will begin spring semester with two weeks of remote learning

Citing the global explosion in cases of COVID-19 driven by the infectious omicron variant, the undergraduate Claremont Colleges will move to remote instruction for the first two weeks of the spring semester.

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5Cs prepare for return to campus on schedule, with potential remote start to classes

With two weeks until the spring semester is slated to begin and the omicron variant contributing to record-breaking case counts across the United States, 5C administrators reaffirmed their intent to bring students back to campus on schedule.

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Some 5Cs begin mandating booster shots in response to case surges

Three of the 5Cs will require all students to get booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, citing the rise of the omicron variant and case increases around the country as sources of concern. 

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