TSL asked professors to respond to last week’s story, sharing with their students what they want them to know about the virtual semester.
After President Donald Trump and numerous other White House staff members tested positive for the virus, TSL spoke with Claremont McKenna College politics professor John J. Pitney Jr. to get an expert opinion on the consequences of the outbreak.
Admissions offices at the Claremont Colleges have revamped their offerings to connect with prospective students during the COVID-19 pandemic, including developing video tours, hosting virtual fly-in programs and changing application requirements.
The International Place — the Claremont Colleges’ joint resource center for international students — will shut down for good at the end of the 2020-21 academic year, according to officials.
With classes online and campuses closed, 5C students aren’t getting to meet their student government presidents in person this semester. Despite the virtual setbacks, the leaders are still pressing on — all have goals they hope to accomplish this semester. Get to know the 5C student government presidents here.
After the killing of George Floyd earlier this year ignited protests around the country against police brutality, issues of racial inequality and justice have taken the forefront of conversations across communities and institutions. Read about the Claremont Colleges’ recently implemented racial justice initiatives.
For incoming first years at the 5Cs, orientation typically marks a grueling week of trips, packed auditoriums and long days of making new friends. But this year, the class of 2024’s orientations were replaced by live Zoom webinars, pre-recorded presentations and virtual social events.
The Claremont Colleges’ new interim Title IX policy simplifies cross-campus cases, but some students, including Advocates, questioned the way in which the policy was drafted.
When CMC closed The Children’s School for the upcoming year, parents reacted with shock and concern for the 85-year-old school’s future.
A new report provides details on preferential admissions practices for legacy students and applicants related to college donors.