As KKR Kills protests continue, demonstrators denounce CMC’s response

When 5C student-activists arrived at Claremont McKenna College to protest two of its trustees’ investments in controversial pipeline developments, they weren’t the first ones there. Even before the protest began at the Cube midday on Nov. 19, members of CMC’s administration and security were already waiting — including an outside contracted videographer.

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Test-optional policies are sticking around for 5C admissions

Although originally just a COVID-19-era necessity, test-optional admissions policies at the 5Cs may be sticking around. During the 2021-2022 admissions cycle, each of the 5Cs were test-optional, a pattern they shared with two- thirds of colleges and universities across the country. But even as classes resume in person, the 5Cs are taking a second look at their traditional testing requirements.

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5Cs release third round of pandemic relief funds

Over the last month, the 5Cs began releasing a third round of federal aid in response to the pandemic to students who qualified.

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Attempting parody t-shirts, The Golden Antlers learns that copyright infringement is no joke

On Oct. 26, The Golden Antlers announced it was selling parody t-shirts featuring the 5Cs, however, on Nov. 9, the publication announced on Instagram that orders for CMC, Pomona, and Pitzer shirts had been refunded.

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CMC dean Vince Greer to serve as Pitzer’s next dean of students

CMC’s Associate Dean of Students for Diversity & Inclusion and Residential Life Vince Greer will be leaving CMC to fill the Pitzer Dean of students position on Dec. 1 after a tenure of over five years.

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CMC reports legacy and donor preferential treatment in class of 2024 admissions

Seven percent of the students in Claremont McKenna College’s class of 2024 are related to alumni or donors, according to a report from the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities. And in a shift from the 2018-19 admissions cycle, Pitzer College says it did not provide any manner of preferential treatment to legacy or donor-related students for those entering the class of 2024.

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