Pomona to bring Angela Davis to campus in April

Well-known political activist Angela Davis will return to the Claremont Colleges in April “for a week of interaction” with the community and two public events.

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SJP-invited speakers prompt controversy at Gaza film screening

Claremont Students for Justice in Palestine’s decision to bring filmmakers Abby Martin and Mike Prysner to campus last week elicited controversy over past statements.

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From a handful to a hundred, local chapter of Sunrise Movement grows and promotes climate action

The local Claremont Colleges chapter of the Sunrise Movement has grown to 100 active members this semester, up from just 10 members last semester.

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Honduras prevents ICE from deporting Pomona alum’s mother, who’s a cancer survivor

Two and a half weeks have passed since Cristian Padilla Romero PO ’18 started a petition and GoFundMe to help his mother, a stage 4 cancer survivor currently being held in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention, escape deportation to Honduras. 

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5Cs form ‘RegEn’ sustainability coalition

For the first time in history, the 5Cs have formed a unified sustainability coalition with representatives from all the Claremont Colleges called RegEn.

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5C student activists push Pomona College to divest from funds tied to fossil fuels

Student activists have rekindled the Claremont Colleges’ fossil fuel divestment movement this semester and are focusing their attention on pressuring Pomona College to divest its endowment from fossil fuel interests.

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Pomona faculty initiate review process for policy on faculty-student relationships

Relationships between students and faculty/staff at Pomona College are currently permitted under certain conditions. But they may not be come 2020, as the school plans to review and possibly change the policy.

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