Izzy Sabatino PO ’26 wants students to understand their roles during times of tension and prioritize empathy over advocacy.
Feeling mundanity settle into your life at the 5Cs? Michelle Zhang PO ’27 is here to help guide you through it.
Poet and essayist Ross Gay spoke at Rose Hills Theater on Sept. 14. He read selections from his collection of essays “Inciting Joy.” He shared his reflections on joy and its relationships with optimism, hope and suffering. Gay structured his talk as a collective conversation, with audience members sharing their experiences on discovering joy and passion.
Staff members and student coordinators at Pomona’s Draper Center for Community Partnerships, a space that supports community engagement activities for students at Pomona and the 5Cs.
For many Pitzer students, a trip to the Pit-Stop signifies the start of a new day. While there are many cafes across the 5Cs, the Pit-Stop has become an essential space not just for Pitzer students but for all 5C students. This is in large part because of the environment the Pit-Stop workers create which makes the Pit-Stop a key space for the creation of student/worker friendships.
Robert Gottlieb, Emeritus professor of Urban & Environmental Policy at Occidental College, delivered a talk at the Argue Auditorium at Pomona College on Wednesday, April 5th, about his research on the framework of care-centered politics and how it can be used to restructure and transform the food system. Gottlieb is the author of numerous books, including Care Centered Politics: From Home to the Planet, which was published in 2022.
Pomona Student Union (PSU), through their new series “Story Hour” which took place on March 23rd, aimed to foster a culture of active citizenship and empathic dialogue across all 5C students. Co-presidents of PSU, David Ruiz PO’24 and Aditya Bhalla PO’23 along with board member Trisha Gongalore PO’25 put together this series in hopes to foster dialogue on current and critical issues going on in the world, in academia, or in the 5C community, while establishing a forum for people to talk about current events and learn.
Cornel West, prolific left-wing activist, author and public intellectual, delivered a talk to an excited Athenaeum audience on Mar. 23. CMC philosophy professor Briana Toole facilitated the talk. West’s talk addressed ways to remedy our callous, nihilistic attitude that has taken shape in the years since his influential book Race Matters was published in 1993. He addressed topical concerns such as depression amongst college students, as well as a plethora of universal themes such as the paramount value of art and the importance of community.
Iron and Kin isn’t just a coffee shop: it provides students at the 5Cs with a positive atmosphere, great drinks and a sense of community.
Beneath the rain clouds on Feb. 24 and Feb. 26, The orchestra took the audience on a journey through time.
Their performance spanned Nicolai’s “Overture The Merry Wives of Windsor,” Mozart’s “Flute Concerto No. 2 in D major” and “Dvořák’s Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70.”