Remote lectures bring speakers’ insights, perspectives to students’ homes

With on-campus speakers and events canceled, organizations at the Claremont Colleges are offering virtual talks to keep 5Cers engaged.

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‘Free Food for Thought’ podcast uncovers Ath speakers’ personal stories

Inspired by the ever-increasing popularity of podcasts, Shivani Pandya CM ’18 created “Free Food for Thought” in early 2016 for students to hear in-depth, personal stories from Claremont McKenna College’s Athenaeum speakers. The podcast, which is entirely student-run, allows listeners to engage with Athenaeum speakers in a unique way, by

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News Bites – Week Of Nov. 4

Bags of urine found in Walker Hall Bags of urine were reportedly disposed of in Walker Hall trash cans, according to an email sent by Pomona College Residence Life Coordinator Andrew Castro to Walker residents. “The week before fall break, my friends that lived in Walker noticed that it was

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Top political consultants predict Democratic takeover in the House in November

Robert “Bob” M. Shrum, a political science professor at the University of Southern California, and Michael Ellis “Mike” Murphy, both highly regarded political consultants to the Democratic and Republican parties respectively, are no strangers to the tactics used by politicians today. Both discussed their predictions for the upcoming midterm election

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CMC alumna talks partisanship, journalism, and Trump era at Athenaeum

When Tina Nguyen CM ’11 applied for her job at Vanity Fair, she did not network or flood Human Resources with messages. She was not even responding to a job posting. Instead, she drafted a cold email, erased half her resume, and pressed “send.” Nguyen, who served as news editor

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Athenaeum speaker talks controversy of marijuana legalization in Colorado

Tony Mecia, a journalist from the Weekly Standard, spoke on the effects of legalizing recreational marijuana use in Colorado at a talk hosted by the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum at Claremont McKenna College Sept. 26. Mecia said that he didn’t have a strong opinion on the recreational marijuana issue and

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Athenaeum Talk Recalls CMC’s Destruction of Nearby Mexican Neighborhood

  Seventy years ago, Arbol Verde was a vibrant Mexican-American neighborhood on the eastern edge of Claremont. Today, about 80 percent of the homes there are owned by Claremont McKenna College, most of which house college faculty and staff. The CMC parking lot and Biszantz Family tennis courts sit in

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