For many first-years, ASPC elections can elicit disillusionment and apathy, writes Anjali Suva PO ’27.
With fall semester in full swing, this year’s student body presidents are committed to building inclusive, safe communities on campus where students can thrive both academically and socially. Zane Yamamoto CM ’24 For ASCMC President Zane Yamamoto CM ’24, serving in student government is not a new endeavor. He has
On Wednesday, April 12, Elections Commissioner Devlin Orlin PO ’25 declared Bianca McNeely PO ’25 the new ASPC Vice President of Academic Affairs (VPAA). McNeely’s victory comes after a re-vote for the position announced to Pomona students in an email on Monday, April 10. Orlin initiated the re-vote after the
At 12:47 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6, voting closed for Pomona College’s 2023 ASPC elections. The winners were announced via email shortly after, announcing Pomona’s student body leaders for the upcoming 2023-2024 academic year. Current ASPC President Vera Berger PO ‘23 said the new student body will bring a combination
Following a nine-year trend, Pomona College will increase tuition for the 2023-2024 academic year. According to an email sent by President Gabrielle Starr on March 13, tuition will be raised to $61,906, and room and board will be raised to $20,374. ASPC student fees will remain at $420. These increases
Following last spring’s student body vote to disclose Pomona’s fossil fuel investments, Associated Students of Pomona College (ASPC) hosted a Nov. 10 meeting open to the student body, at which Pomona’s financial officers presented information on the college’s endowment and budget support.
Pomona first-years voted in their first ASPC election before having survived even their first month of college. As a result, candidates were making false promises and unknowingly spreading misinformation about student government, argues Paul Yan ‘26.
On Thursday evening, Pomona College dining hall staff voted to authorize a strike, meaning that the committee of workers which represents staff during contract negotiations may decide to mobilize, although no official plan to strike has been released.
Traditional senior trips to San Diego were impacted by student leaders’ concern about COVID-19 exposure before commencement ceremonies.
As the spring semester winds down, 5C students are facing the annual question of where and how to store their personal belongings over the summer. Pomona College students — who have typically had the option to store their belongings on campus over the summer — were told that, this year, on-campus spaces are “not suited for long-term storage,” according to a March 1 email from Dean of Campus Life Josh Eisenberg.