A love affair with ‘chaotic’ energy: Claremont’s queer womxn and the embrace of chaos

Lillian Perlmutter SC ’21 examines the origin of the word “chaotic” and the significance of its frequent use in Claremont queer dating circles. “For some, to be chaotic, to attract and emit unwieldy intensity  — is a magnetic, magical quality, like being the human equivalent of a third tequila shot,” she writes.

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OPINION: By disappointing overseas returnees, Beijing fails its second battle against COVID-19

With tens of thousands of students returning to China after fleeing COVID-19 abroad, the Chinese government is taking strenuous measures to prevent them from reintroducing coronavirus. Rather than setting returnees up for criticism and bullying, China must bear the undeniable responsibility of accommodating its own citizens.

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CMC approves grading policy: students can view final grades before electing to take courses credit/no credit

Claremont McKenna College students will have until May 26 to request credit/no credit grades, after final grades are released May 22.

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The downbeat: How to use music to feel less alone and anxious during social distancing

Music columnist Ella Boyd SC ’21 compiles an exhaustive list of ways to use music to your benefit while social distancing, whether through creating, sharing or listening to it.

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