5C professors join national strike for racial justice

Several faculty at the Claremont Colleges canceled or postponed their classes on Sept. 8 and 9 as part of a nationwide movement to bring attention to issues of racial injustice, police violence and systemic racism in the U.S.

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Some 5Cs delay fall return decisions in wake of California’s coronavirus case spike

Citing California’s coronavirus case spike, some of the Claremont Colleges have delayed official return plans for fall 2020.

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5 things to know about a possible on-campus fall semester at the Claremont Colleges

Decisions are likely to come in July. Dining halls would become 1C. Here’s what we know so far about the 5Cs’ plans for the fall.

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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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TSL exclusive: Pomona President G. Gabrielle Starr talks grading specifics, consortium coordination and fall contingencies

In an exclusive interview with TSL, Pomona College President G. Gabrielle Starr talked about grading and fall plans amid coronavirus.

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‘A ticking time bomb’: Social Security numbers of 7C employees, students kept on at-risk server for years

Claremont Colleges students’ and employees’ Social Security numbers were stored on an outdated server with a “critical vulnerability.”

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CMC approves grading policy: students can view final grades before electing to take courses credit/no credit

Claremont McKenna College students will have until May 26 to request credit/no credit grades, after final grades are released May 22.

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Students and faculty brace for transition to online classes

5C classes will take place through the video conferencing platform Zoom, and continue to utilize Sakai, following spring break.

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Colleges draft policies to meet students’ financial concerns as COVID-19 spreads

The 5Cs are sending students home and moving classes online, and many students have been left wondering about housing and financial issues.

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A world without textbooks? Library lunchtime series shows how Open Educational Resources could make it possible

From March 2 to March 6, librarians at the Claremont Colleges Library celebrated Open Education Week in order to promote one way to avoid resorting to expensive textbooks or internet piracy: Open Educational Resources.

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