NFAS began in response to a specific crisis: students wanted a universal pass grading policy for the spring semester of 2020 as a result of the then-nascent pandemic. Then, as student need became apparent, the group did a round of mutual aid fundraising before the fall 2020 semester, followed by another before spring 2021. Last semester, some organizers were unsure if NFAS would continue to exist past their graduation last spring.
Scripps College and Pomona College announced significant changes to student COVID-19 testing regimens this week.
Scripps told students Thursday they would start facing consequences for missing weekly tests. But over the last month, glitches and confusion haven’t made it easy to get one.
For the first time in recent memory, all 5C student governments will be led by women. Check out what’s at the forefront of their agendas.
Campus administrators are discouraging unsanctioned gatherings across the 5Cs as students await reevaluation of COVID-19 regulations.
5C students react to not being able to eat at dining halls other than that of their home campus due to Covid regulations.
Los Angeles County’s COVID case rate is falling but still significant this week, as campus testing uncovered a handful of the semester’s first cases at the Claremont Colleges.
The 5Cs are aligning their grading policies, with Scripps College, Pomona College and Claremont McKenna College joining the consortium in adopting a 4.0 grade point average system.
As students begin returning to Claremont, the colleges’ plans in response to the pandemic are starting to take shape.
As Scripps continues looking for a new president, some professors are speaking out about what they see as a lack of transparency and dialog.