Heavy rains sweep through Claremont, damaging Pomona, CMC, Scripps facilities and residence halls

Heavy rain showered the Claremont Colleges this Tuesday, causing student displacement and damage to facilities, including residence halls. 

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Not your garden variety celebration: CMC to enter float in the 2023 Rose Parade for diamond anniversary

To celebrate 75 years since it took root, Claremont McKenna College rose to a sweet-smelling architectural challenge. CMC will participate in the 2023 Rose Parade, an annual New Years tradition in Pasadena, with a custom-made float celebrating the “stories and traditions” of CMC, the college announced Nov. 9. 

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Two weekends, two shutdowns: Halloween and Monte Carlo parties cut short due to safety concerns

Over the past two weekends, school-sponsored parties held at Scripps College and Claremont McKenna College were shut down sooner than intended, owing to a series of incidents that put student and staff safety at risk. 

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From Green Beach to Whitehall: CMC alum Murty moves into Downing Street as Britain’s new ‘First Lady’

Claremont McKenna College now has a direct connection to 10 Downing Street. On Oct. 25, Rishi Sunak became Britain’s first leader of color and third prime minister in two months, following Liz Truss’s abrupt resignation. The 42-year-old former banker is married to CMC alumna and trustee Akshata N. Murty CM

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CMC trustees return race GE proposal to faculty, call for broader alternative instead

During a Sept. 30 executive session, Claremont McKenna College’s Board of Trustees unanimously agreed to return a proposal for a racial-ethnic general education requirement to faculty, favoring an alternative proposal that would be broader in scope. 

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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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Claremont cravings: The quest for the best taco at the Claremont Colleges

The title of best taco at the 5Cs is a contested one. Fortunately, food columnist Isaac Warshaw PO `25 has created the definitive ranking.

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Despite widespread faculty support, CMC president delays Racial-Ethnic GE proposal

Professors at Claremont McKenna College began working on a Racial-Ethnic General Education (GE) proposal following George Floyd’s murder and the subsequent nationwide Black Lives Matter protests in 2020. But, two years later, the fate of whether the GE will be implemented remains uncertain. 

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