Front of house: The rise of social media activism in 2020

Pop culture columnist Caelan Reeves outlines the most ethical way to support causes like Black Lives Matter using social media.

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Pitzer, Scripps, HMC and CMC launch new anti-racism initiatives

After the killing of George Floyd earlier this year ignited protests around the country against police brutality, issues of racial inequality and justice have taken the forefront of conversations across communities and institutions. Read about the Claremont Colleges’ recently implemented racial justice initiatives.

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Black Lives at Mudd and others demand better support for Black students

Several student groups are demanding the Harvey Mudd College administration actively address systemic racism after receiving two official statements from the college administration they say fell short.

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Claremont Disarm Hate, Claremont Change lead calls for local police reform

Protesters standing with the Black Lives Matter movement are organizing calls for reform within Claremont Police Department and the city.

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Students Blockade Athenaeum to Protest Conservative Speaker

A crowd of approximately 300 protesters surrounded the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum at Claremont McKenna College in an attempt to block conservative political commentator Heather Mac Donald from entering the building and delivering a talk on the evening of Thursday, April 6. Mac Donald, a fellow at the Manhattan Institute and

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5C Students March in Solidarity With Black Students Across the Nation

Over 1,000 members of the Claremont community, including students, faculty, staff, and city residents, participated in the Black Out Student March on Thursday, Nov. 12. The event was a part of a national day of action, #MillionStudentMarch, in which hundreds of colleges organized “to stand in solidarity with the students

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