Fisher out of water: Learning to embrace the not-so-glamorous parts of studying abroad

Gabe Fisher CM ’21 recounts his experiences of culture shock while abroad in Amsterdam, leading to mishaps and miscommunications.

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CMC Lags Behind Other 5Cs In Faculty Diversity

Despite commitments to diversity laid out in a 2007 statement, Claremont McKenna College has only one black professor: Marie-Denise Shelton, professor of modern languages and literature. “I find [the presence of only one black professor] to be extremely problematic, especially when the school preaches all of these things about being

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Conservative Pundit Criticizes Welfare, Black Culture in Ath Talk

  “The African will starve rather than engage in a regular system of agricultural labor, unless impelled by the stronger will of the white man,” wrote Samuel A. Cartwright in July, 1858, invoking the stereotype of black people as inherently lazy as a defense for slavery. 158 years later, in

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Eddie Huang’s Misogynistic, Anti-Black Activism

When it comes to Asian American representation, the conversation often touches upon Fresh Off the Boat, an ABC sitcom that premiered last year. Fresh Off the Boat is based on a memoir of the same name written by Eddie Huang that follows the story of Huang’s Chinese-American family living in Florida

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The Erasure of Winston M.C. Dickson, Pomona’s First Black Graduate

Winston M.C. Dickson has no living relatives. There are are no signs of life at both his longtime work and home addresses, piles of weeds shrouding whatever lingering evidence that might remain of Dickson’s past. Even his tiny hometown in Texas has long been wiped away from highway maps. All

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Q&A with Pitzer President-Designate Dr. Melvin Oliver

  TSL spoke to Dr. Melvin Oliver, the recently announced President-Designate of Pitzer College, on his experience as a first-generation college student, his work on racial and economic inequality, and the benefits of small colleges. TSL: What about Pitzer College motivated you to apply to become its president? MO: Well, I am the

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