Heavy rain showered the Claremont Colleges this Tuesday, causing student displacement and damage to facilities, including residence halls.
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.
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.
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
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.
The trajectory of CMC’s Racial-Ethnic GE proposal underscores the Board of Trustees’ gross outsized influence on curriculum, argues Laleh Ahmad CM ’20.
As the war in Ukraine nears eight months since invasion by Russian forces, 5C students reaffirmed their support for Ukraine at an event hosted by Claremont McKenna College Oct. 7-8.
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.
The title of best taco at the 5Cs is a contested one. Fortunately, food columnist Isaac Warshaw PO `25 has created the definitive ranking.
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.