Claremont McKenna College’s planned senior class trip to Las Vegas was canceled after its ‘100 Days’ trip to a Los Angeles nightclub was marred by drug use, excessive drinking, property damages and inappropriate behavior.
On Saturday, former presidential candidate and previous Pomona College student Marianne Williamson participated in a Zoom call with Claremont DISCOVR — a 5C advocacy group for students with disabilities — in support of flexible hybrid learning options for vulnerable students.
The 5C student body presidents have called on college administrators to revise the spring 2021 academic calendar, expressing concern that the semester could negatively affect student and faculty mental and physical health.
With classes online and campuses closed, 5C students aren’t getting to meet their student government presidents in person this semester. Despite the virtual setbacks, the leaders are still pressing on — all have goals they hope to accomplish this semester. Get to know the 5C student government presidents here.
With the virtual fall semester, student governments across the 7Cs have had to reevaluate student fees, as many clubs are forgoing purchases for in-person meetings, such as food for social events, art supplies, and other goods. Some colleges’ student governments reduced or waived fees altogether, and others charged them in full.
Claremont McKenna College students will have until May 26 to request credit/no credit grades, after final grades are released May 22.
Claremont McKenna faculty will vote Friday on a motion allowing students to view their final grades before choosing credit/no credit grading.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, 5C students and their student governments are advocating for new grading policies they say promote equity.
Claremont McKenna College students voted for their new ASCMC executive board Tuesday, electing Johnson Lin as president.
Following its decision to eliminate ticket charges for all events, ASCMC announced changes to the format of Saturday’s annual Wedding Party.