The lack of affordable housing for college students across California requires immediate action, writes Yifei Cheng PO ‘24.
Teaching partnerships between incarcerated people in California and the 5Cs might seem like a recent development. But in the late 1960s, student members of Pomona College’s Black Studies Center developed an educational program for prisoners in Chino, led by BSU founder Danny Wilks PO ’71.
In the latest development in a five-year legal battle between the Claremont Colleges and the Claremont School of Theology, the Superior Court of California ruled Jan. 14 in favor of the Claremont Colleges’ legal right to repurchase the land owned by CST. The graduate school is now prohibited from leasing or selling the land to third parties.
California’s ongoing drought demands more active measures to conserve water from 5C colleges and their students, argues Willa Frank PO ’25.
A proposal to raise the minimum age at which California juveniles can be tried as adults is only scratching the surface of the complete transformation the state’s juvenile justice system badly needs, argues Kenny Le PZ ’25.
The Orange County oil spill provides further evidence that California must end all offshore oil drilling in the state, argues Kenny Le PZ ’25.
Assembly Bill 988 will save lives by providing funding for California’s mental health crisis response system, but we need to advocate for it now so it will pass, argues Porter Reyes PO ’25.
Interference from planes flying overhead has made outdoor classes tricky, especially when students are also muffled by wearing masks.
The California gubernatorial recall election demonstrates why vote by mail should be made more accessible and widespread, especially for students, argues Madison Lewis PO ’23.
5C students returning to California this year are finding the water crisis has only worsened. The U.S. Drought Monitor now finds nearly half of California meets the highest level of severity, “exceptional drought,” with more than 85 percent of the state in “extreme” conditions.