Scripps College and Pomona College announced significant changes to student COVID-19 testing regimens this week.
Pomona College is forced to cancel campus events after 6 students test positive for COVID-19, following weeks of having a COVID-free campus.
Campus administrators are discouraging unsanctioned gatherings across the 5Cs as students await reevaluation of COVID-19 regulations.
When Student Health Services decided to suspend routine medical appointments Sept. 24, student deans across the 5Cs found themselves in the same boat as students: completely unaware.
Or at least, that’s what the consortium says now. Last week, The Claremont Colleges Services said deans were involved in “all the changes to the services being provided at SHS.”
Either way, students remained without formal notice from their respective colleges for at least a week.
Pomona College hired a new director for its Career Development Office last month, officials said.
The programs Pomona College has implemented to help students afford textbooks have left many students unclear if and how they can receive financial support for academic materials.
Eight high-level administrators have left Pomona since President Starr took office, propmpting questions about transparency and continuity.
Pomona College plans to implement new off-campus therapy policies that would cover students’ co-pays, Dean of Students Avis Hinkson announced.
More than 100 students rallied at Pomona College’s Smith Campus Center on Monday to demand that the Pomona administration improve services for students with mental health issues, especially students from marginalized communities. The rally was organized by a coalition of 5C student groups under the name Students for an Accountable
Pomona College announced Wednesday that the Pomona Advocates for Survivors of Sexual Assault program has been suspended for the remainder of the spring semester, an unanticipated and controversial move that prompted nearly 100 students to pack an ASPC meeting room to voice their dissent. Written by the President’s Advisory Committee