Scripps College president Suzanne Keen announced her immediate resignation on March 20, citing a desire to return to teaching and her elderly father on the East Coast. Keen’s swift resignation marks a continuation of uncertain leadership that the Scripps community has grappled with over the past few years.
OPINION: CMC students can change party culture
The social culture at CMC is a product of student actions. CMC student body president Josh Nagra CM ‘23 addresses his peers on the need to respect the college’s operations in order to maintain a positive cultural landscape.
Pomona grants swipe access to SOCA, halts plans to divide lounge amid student organizing
Pomona confirmed they will not build a wall through the SOCA Lounge and that students of color will soon be able to request swipe access.
Yuqing Melanie Wu brings love of problem-solving to new position as Pomona dean of the college
As of July 1, Pomona College has a new dean of the college: computer science professor Yuqing Melanie Wu. She succeeds geology professor Robert Gaines, who had most recently served in the role beginning in 2019. In her new role, Wu oversees academic departments, programs and units, with an overall
OPINION: It’s getting (way too) hot in here, Pomona
When a heatwave swept across southern California at the start of this school year, Pomona’s plan didn’t prioritize students, argues Zeean Firmeza PO ’26.
OPINION: Pomona College has failed in its handling of COVID-19
Pomona College’s handling of COVID-19 cases on campus has been worrying, inefficient and endangering, argues Abby Loiselle PO ’23.
OPINION: Harvey Mudd should solicit student input on COVID-19 policies
Harvey Mudd College needs to solicit more student opinion in the Covid-19 policy making process, argues Serena Mao HM ’25.
EDITORIAL BOARD: Reopening is hard, but students deserve better
As the 5Cs prepare to return to campus, the Editorial Board writes, chaos and confusion will be the default unless administrators work to prioritize clarity.
OPINION: Mead Hall lost some of its murals, and students should have been notified beforehand
Students should have been consulted prior to Mead Hall’s murals being painted over, writes Ryan Lillestrand PZ ’23.
OPINION: We can’t skip a year of Orientation Adventure
Students who are new to campus need make-up in-person Orientation Adventures, writes Ryan Lillestrand PZ ’23.