After serving in nine roles across four sections, the spring 2023 editorial board is ready to take the helm. Hannah Weaver SC ’24 now leads TSL as editor-in-chief after working in news, sports and arts & culture. Averi Sullivan PO ’23 has become managing editor of news and opinions after years of experience in print and broadcast journalism. Gerrit Punt PO ’24 steps into managing editor of arts & culture and sports after shining as an arts & culture editor.
At the end of the fall ’22 semester, Pomona president Gabi Starr announced plans to combat antisemitism and support middle-income student enrollment.
After an eight-month-long search, Pitzer College selected Strom Thacker, a political scientist and Pomona College alum, as its seventh president. This is the first time Pitzer will have a graduate of the Claremont Colleges serve as its president. Thacker is also the third new 5C president since 2021, following Suzanne Keen of Scripps College and Harriet Nembhard of Harvey Mudd College.
Around the Claremont Colleges, anonymous posters denouncing Chinese policies and politicians have gone up and down since mid-October, as some students on campus find themselves disillusioned with the trajectory of the Chinese government.
Last December, a series of student allegations of harassment and abuse shook Pitzer College, spurring calls for a Title IX office overhaul to increase accountability. One year later, some Pitzer community members feel the college has not taken action to prioritize students in Title IX policies, leading to committee resignations amid student and faculty complaints.
The Harvey Mudd College Board of Trustees voted unanimously to appoint Harriet Nembhard CM ’91 as HMC’s sixth president.
All public universities will be required to provide on-campus access to abortion pills, but the 5Cs have no intention to follow suit.
5C student governments have implemented new safety policies in response to safety concerns at upcoming 5C parties.
Instances of sexual violence at the 5Cs were reported in 2021 at similar levels to previous years on campus, although students were only on campus for the fall semester.
Pomona confirmed they will not build a wall through the SOCA Lounge and that students of color will soon be able to request swipe access.