Meet your 2022-2023 student body presidents: Interconnectivity, wellness and joy on this year’s agenda

As COVID-19 policies relax across the 5Cs, this year’s student body presidents are more focused than ever on creating community and fostering wellness.  While each president has specific plans and goals for their respective school, one ambitious, common theme echoes throughout all their platforms: rebuilding connections and support systems at

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Fall flu shots mandatory again for 5C students

As the Claremont trees begin to drop their leaves, 5C students will once again need to roll up their sleeves for a flu shot. The 5Cs are requiring students to be vaccinated against the flu by Oct. 31, The Claremont Colleges Services spokesperson Laura Muna-Landa told TSL via email. The

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5C dashboards diverge as early cases surge at Harvey Mudd, Pomona

As the first week of classes draws to a close, the 5Cs have taken a varied approach to providing test data as COVID-19 cases fluctuate across the consortium. 

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Cross-campus dining to return this fall, beginning Aug. 27

Following a two-year interruption and a brief appearance last spring, cross-campus dining is back on the menu at the 5Cs for the upcoming fall semester.

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Pomona, Harvey Mudd announce some COVID-19 guidelines for fall move-in, amid a summer surge in cases

With just over five weeks until students return to campus, Pomona College announced some of its COVID-19 guidelines going into the fall semester. The announcement comes on the heel’s of last week’s surge in cases among the college’s faculty and staff.

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5Cs largely lift mask mandates, testing requirements

As summer comes to Claremont, mask mandates and testing requirements are, for the most part, ending. Earlier this week, the 5Cs announced changes to COVID-19 policies for those on campus during break.

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Getting hired at the 7Cs is one ordeal. Affording life near Claremont is another

The Claremont housing market has changed since Pomona College economics professor Michael Kuehlwein and his family bought their permanent home in the 1990s. In just the past decade alone, Kuehlwein explained, the median home price in Claremont has exploded. 

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Diving into new waters: Noah Haig HM ’22 to embark on Navy nuclear submarine training

With graduation just around the corner, seniors are gearing up for new journeys that await them. Some are headed to graduate school, some are still looking for jobs. But one senior is headed for an non-traditional yet unique experience: he’ll be working on a submarine.

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5Cs to continue placing students in off campus housing

As the academic year began coming to a close and housing draws for the next academic year took place across the Claremont Colleges, some of the 5Cs announced that students will still need to live in college housing off campus due to continuing housing constraints on campus. 

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Students lived alongside infected peers after CMC and Mudd ran out of isolation space

As COVID-19 cases surged to unprecedented levels at the 5Cs throughout April, Claremont McKenna College and Harvey Mudd College quickly found themselves in a complicated position: they didn’t have enough isolation space for everyone who tested positive.

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