OPINION: Exclusive spaces are necessary

The Claremont Independent’s criticism of an event for black queer students underscores why closed and exclusive spaces and events are necessary.

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Why the Claremont Independent Fired Me

Some articles linked in this story contain explicit references to rape, genocide, and Islamophobia. On Monday, Sept. 18, I was invited into a secret Facebook group called “U PC BREAUX” that peddled in memes making light of rape, genocide, and acts of terror. On Tuesday, I archived six months’ worth of

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Pitzer Students Receive Death Threats for Controversial Mural

Three Pitzer College students received harrassment and death threats following national news attention on a mural they painted reading “White Girl, Take Off Your Hoops,” on the college’s free art space. According to Jacquelyn Aguilera PZ ’19, one of the artists, the piece came from desires for self-healing through art and to start a conversation

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Right-wing Campus ‘Journalism’ Goes Too Far

Right-wing college journalists have developed a highly effective modus operandi for getting the maximum amount of fame and notoriety from a controversial article. We all know the drill. The journalists zero in on an aspect of so-called ‘PC culture’ that seems excessive. They write and produce an easy-to-digest article, often

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Pomona Student Union Explores Campus Conservatism in Walker Hall

The Pomona Student Union (PSU) held a discussion on Nov. 28 about conservatives at the Claremont Colleges. The discussion, held in Walker Lounge at Pomona College, had about 15 attendees, including three staff members of the Claremont Independent, a conservative-leaning publication on campus. PSU board member Audrey Jang PO ‘19 began

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