An in-depth look into the 5Cs’ endowments

In the wake of budget cuts and staff furloughs caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, endowments have been the center of many conversations — but what exactly are they? TSL spent the semester researching endowments and talking to the undergraduate Claremont Colleges administration about how each college’s endowment is run — here’s what we learned. 

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Pomona co-founds racial equity alliance for liberal arts colleges

Pomona College announced Tuesday that it had co-founded the newly created Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance, which aims to combat racial inequities at liberal arts colleges, according to a news release on the school’s website. 

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Claremont Colleges to require flu vaccines for students if on-campus in spring

The Claremont Colleges will require students to get a flu vaccine if they’re allowed to return to campus for the spring 2021 semester, per new campus reopening protocol.

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5C department of Asian American Studies hires South Asian American and Muslim studies specialist

The Intercollegiate Department of Asian American Studies recently hired M. Bilal Nasir, a specialist in South Asian American studies and Muslim studies, increasing South Asian representation in the department.

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‘Like a breath of fresh air’: Claremont Colleges students, faculty react to Biden win

Across the country, many Claremont Colleges students rejoiced at the election of former Vice President Joe Biden, a stark contrast from many students’ morale just four years ago.

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Q&A: Claremont McKenna politics professor John Pitney breaks down Biden victory

On Saturday morning, 5C students across the country and the world got the news that former Vice President Joseph Biden had won the 2020 presidential election. TSL spoke with Claremont McKenna College politics professor John Pitney to get his take on the results.

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