Students, faculty react to getting vaccinated as California COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues

5C faculty and some students employed by the colleges were able to get vaccinated after LA County moved to Phase 1B Tier 1 March 1.

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OPINION: Hold On! A criticism of the ‘move forward’ response by President Starr and others to the PA Shooting

The events of this past weekend horrified and disgusted the world, yet left the Jewish community, on the whole, unsurprised. Perhaps due to the fact that I revisit anti-Semitism week after week in Post-Holocaust Philosophy Theory with Pomona College professor Oona Eisenstadt, I have become especially inured to the idea

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OPINION: “Be yourself, just quieter”

There is an unwritten rule that all socially conscious individuals know to be true: One may not ever question the shyness of another. How rude! We have been conditioned into this understanding; reservedness is still considered less than socially acceptable, but, nevertheless, admirable. This is not to say there is

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Opinion: National events need to break through our Claremont bubble

CW: sexual assault Sept. 28 was a whirlwind I’ll never forget. Over the span of 12 hours, the country watched as a Supreme Court nominee and his accuser testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee. It was heart-wrenching; Christine Blasey Ford’s harrowing account of sexual assault at the hands of a

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Opinion: Affirmative action and the insecurity of Asian-Americans

Growing up in a Chinese-American household, I was raised to value achievement in quantifiable, measurable forms. I was taught to follow the rules of the system and pursue paths with predictable outcomes. For many Asian-Americans like myself, the expectations we were raised with fuel the explosion of fury in the

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