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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Pomona faculty to vote on universal pass/no record grading proposal without letter grade option

Pomona College faculty will vote Wednesday on a motion to grade students on a universal pass/no credit basis for the spring 2020 semester.

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Pass/no credit for all? 5C students, student governments consider new grading policies

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, 5C students and their student governments are advocating for new grading policies they say promote equity.

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