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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Union or bust? Pitzer workers raise allegations of administrative wrongdoing while organizing

Two weeks after Pitzer College staff workers went public with a union campaign on May Day, staff members and other members of the 5C community delivered the paperwork for the first of three Unfair Labor Practices (ULPs) organizers have filed since May 10. 

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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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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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Exempted and exposed: What to do when you can’t take a PCR test?

The recent spike in COVID-19 cases at the 5Cs exposures has meant exposure to positive individuals has also likely increased. With students who’ve tested positive exempt from PCR testing during the 90 day recovery period, what should they do if they’ve been re-exposed?

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Claremont Unified School District loses federal funding for free COVID tests

Los Angeles County is losing its free testing sites. Among the services that have been cut in recent weeks is the free COVID-19 testing program in Claremont’s public schools, putting some parents in a tight spot.

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5Cs sharply restrict activities as case count exceeds 200 this week

At least 190 people have tested positive across the Claremont Colleges since Monday, intensifying a surge in COVID-19 cases that began after students returned from spring break in late March.

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Pitzer Senate elections committee scraps its ongoing student body election following allegations against presidential candidates

In an unprecedented decision, Pitzer College’s Student Senate announced Wednesday evening that it would scrap the votes already cast in its ongoing student body election, planning to start anew following spring break.

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