Outdoor classrooms a breath of fresh air for some students, professors

After a few weeks of classes in tents, students and faculty express con-tent-ment with the benefits of outdoors classrooms.

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As COVID-19 rates slide in LA County, semester’s first cases emerge at 7Cs

Los Angeles County’s COVID case rate is falling but still significant this week, as campus testing uncovered a handful of the semester’s first cases at the Claremont Colleges.

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Masks, testing, parties and more: How the 5Cs plan to handle COVID-19 on campus

As students begin returning to Claremont, the colleges’ plans in response to the pandemic are starting to take shape.

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LA County’s indoor mask mandate is back in effect

Cases of the Delta variant are spiking in Los Angeles County — and that means an indoor face covering requirement is back for everyone, vaccinated or not.

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5Cs mostly drop mask requirements for vaccinated people, but Delta is still cause for concern

Some of the Claremont Colleges have dropped mask mandates for the vaccinated — but facing the explosive spread of the Delta variant in LA County, others are pumping the brakes.

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