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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Pitzer Student Senate endorses opt-in pass/no credit grading for fall 2020

Pitzer Student Senate passed a resolution Nov. 1 endorsing a proposed opt-in pass/no credit grading policy for the fall 2020 semester, citing potential inequalities in students’ online learning environments. 

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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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Some Claremont alumni fall short in 2020 election

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock CM ’88 was just one Claremont Colleges alum to lose a contested race earlier this week.

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‘Incredibly stressful’: Claremont Colleges students anxiously await election results

As 2020 election results continued to pour in early Thursday morning, Claremont Colleges students anxiously awaited the outcome of the close race between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joseph Biden.

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Claremont Colleges cut Honnold Mudd budget by more than 20 percent

In a series of COVID-19 budget cuts, the Claremont Colleges have reduced Honnold Mudd Library’s budget by 23.5 percent, according to an email sent

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‘Nothing has been fixed’: 5C students react to compressed spring calendar with anger, confusion

In response to the news that spring 2021 would bring another compressed semester, students reacted with a mixture of anger, stress and confusion.

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5Cs diverge on study abroad policies for the spring

Pomona College and Pitzer College suspended study abroad for fall 2020 but have yet to make a final decision on spring study abroad. However, Scripps College and Claremont McKenna College will not prevent students from studying abroad in spring 2021 and will instead evaluate situations in particular countries on a case-by-case basis to determine if students can study abroad.

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