CMC breaks ground on Robert Day Sciences Center, a ‘quantum leap into the future’

As its first step toward doubling its campus, Claremont McKenna College hosted a groundbreaking event for the Robert Day Sciences Center on Sept. 30. Slated to open in the fall 2024, the new building will replace a baseball field at the southwest corner of East 9th Street and Claremont Boulevard. 

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5C move-in timelines stretch through semester’s first week

Having announced that the 5Cs will kick off the spring semester with two weeks of remote instruction, some schools are walking back the dates by which students are expected to arrive in Claremont.

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OPINION: Returning to campus will be more challenging than we think, but we can do it together

The return to campus in the fall promises to be both exciting and challenging. As we look ahead, the process of adapting back to life on campus cannot be left as an afterthought. By setting accurate expectations for what the fall semester will look like, and preparing accordingly, we can collectively create an environment that is both understanding of the challenges ahead and well-equipped to face them together, writes Ryan Lillestrand PZ ’23.

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Over a month after college closings, students who remain describe life on desolate campuses

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.

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