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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Construction of new Scripps Pitzer Science Center pushed back as CMC searches for science chair

Construction of the new 70,000-square foot Scripps Pitzer Science Center, which is expected to be completed by spring 2023, is set to begin later this spring.

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Deans in the dark: Student Health Services makes unilateral decision to suspend appointments

When Student Health Services decided to suspend routine medical appointments Sept. 24, student deans across the 5Cs found themselves in the same boat as students: completely unaware.

Or at least, that’s what the consortium says now. Last week, The Claremont Colleges Services said deans were involved in “all the changes to the services being provided at SHS.”

Either way, students remained without formal notice from their respective colleges for at least a week.

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Off the rails: Future of Claremont’s Gold Line station uncertain

The LA Metro’s Gold Line is set to extend to Claremont, but a lack of funding jeopardizes a plan that would improve 5C students’ access to LA.

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Smoothies, kombucha, truffle salt, oh my! Dining halls dazzle with trendy food items

From veggie-forward options to frozen favorites like Dole Whip, dining hall staff have stepped up their game since the start of the 2019-2020 school year, delighting returners across the 5Cs.

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How the Claremont Colleges are preparing for major earthquakes

The Claremont Colleges are preparing for major earthquakes by stocking up on supplies and planning to participate in a worldwide drill.

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