5C student governments have implemented new safety policies in response to safety concerns at upcoming 5C parties.
Over the past two weekends, school-sponsored parties held at Scripps College and Claremont McKenna College were shut down sooner than intended, owing to a series of incidents that put student and staff safety at risk.
The Claremont Police Department arrested a Claremont resident Feb. 7 for more than 20 counts of burglary and theft on Claremont McKenna College’s campus this semester.
A large pine tree on the Pitzer College Mounds fell down Sunday afternoon, crushing the quad’s popular slackline. No one was injured.
Members of a regional multi-agency SWAT team were on campus from approximately 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday for routine training for emergency preparedness.
When directives to clear the campuses, cancel events and suspend most on-site activity were issued in March, many 5C students scattered for home or alternate residences. But departing students left behind a vastly different landscape for the handful of their classmates that remained at the colleges.
Campus Safety reported that a student was allegedly sexually assaulted at Pomona College’s Strehle Track earlier Thursday.
Students are leaping into action to help peers in need next semester, with the launch of a student-staffed campus Emergency Medical Service.
Pitzer College Student Senate decided not to move forward with their bill to purchase Naloxone and Pomona College hires a new vice president for advancement in this week’s tidbits of news.
Pomona College may accelerate its plans to add more lighting to its South Campus due to a slurry of recent thefts on campus.