As the student-led disciplinary board begins its spring semester training, Pomona College’s Judicial Council (JBoard) seeks to increase transparency and interaction with Pomona’s student body. JBoard releases its case files semesterly, with redacted information to protect student privacy. JBoard Chair Rya Jetha PO ’23 explained that the files are meant
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OPINION: Pomona’s expectations for first-year presidents are way too high
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.
Pomona dining hall staff vote to authorize strike, ASPC passes resolution in support of higher wages
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.
Pomona students approve ASPC referendum on fossil fuel divestment and disclosure
Nearly nine in ten Pomona College students believe the school should move toward complete divestment from fossil fuels, a March 29 referendum revealed. 88 percent of students voted in favor of a resolution to divest on the ballot, while 96 percent of those who voted agreed that the Board of Trustees’ Investment Committee should disclose the percentage of Pomona’s endowment that remains invested in fossil fuels.
With 5C-dining back, both excitement and new challenges are on the menu
Amid the excitement of a return to cross-campus dining, an influx of students across 5C dining halls has left already-understaffed dining hall workers to deal with mask discrepancies, larger messes and longer lines.
5C Lunar New Year events impacted by pandemic for second consecutive year
Like many festivities whose in-person celebrations have been altered by COVID-19, Lunar New Year celebrations by Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese student associations were limited once again this year.
5C students organize, host inaugural Black and Brown Women of Color Conference at the 5Cs
The Claremont Colleges celebrated Women’s History Month with the inaugural Black and Brown Women of Color conference.
Getting to know this year’s 5C student government presidents
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 campuses gone virtual, student governments diverge on student body fees
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.
Pomona delays decision on grading policy, votes down A/no record/incomplete option
Pomona faculty voted down an A/no record/incomplete coronavirus grading policy, but otherwise failed to come to a consensus on a new policy.