Being upset about a party being shut down is understandable, but blaming those who were transported is inconsiderate, argues Anna Tolkien CM ’24.
Over the past two weekends, school-sponsored parties held at Scripps College and Claremont McKenna College were shut down sooner than intended, owing to a series of incidents that put student and staff safety at risk.
Students are leaping into action to help peers in need next semester, with the launch of a student-staffed campus Emergency Medical Service.
Unlike much of the world, the U.S. sets the drinking age at 21. This infantilizes young people and leads to risky, unmoderated drinking.
Despite cutting the number of students cited for alcohol policy violations in half last year, Pomona College still took disciplinary action against more students than all the other 5Cs combined, according to 5C crime and disciplinary data released Oct. 1.
Pomona released proposed updates to its student code policies, relating to alcohol policy, free speech and the Good Samaritan Policy.
Scripps has eliminated substance free housing for the 2019-2020 year, replacing it with a Wellness Learning Community, which is not sub-free.
Three 5C students who recently earned their Emergency Medical Technician certifications wanted to gain practical experience, but didn’t have time in their busy schedules to work at a nearby hospital. So, they came up with an idea to fill a gap in students’ health needs on campus. Emma Finn CM
CW: Mentions of eating disorders In a limited online survey of 39 students conducted at the 5Cs, we posed the question “What makes you healthy?” The results showed that most students believe regular exercising, a normal sleep schedule, socializing, and eating nutritious foods — living a “balanced” lifestyle — make
The Claremont Colleges today are not exactly known as a dry campus, but back in 1925, during the height of the Prohibition era (1919–33), the temperance movement was going strong. It’s impossible to know exactly what then-Editor-In-Chief George W. Savage—who wrote this editorial for our Feb. 23, 1925 issue—would think if