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.
Being upset about a party being shut down is understandable, but blaming those who were transported is inconsiderate, argues Anna Tolkien CM ’24.
Professors at Claremont McKenna College began working on a Racial-Ethnic General Education (GE) proposal following George Floyd’s murder and the subsequent nationwide Black Lives Matter protests in 2020. But, two years later, the fate of whether the GE will be implemented remains uncertain.
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.