With the ever-growing demand for data science and computer science, Pomona College professors have been working for over four years to create a data science minor. While there is no timeline for the proposal’s completion, students and alumni have again expressed support to add the minor. About half a dozen
OPINION: CMC, don’t let donors dictate curriculum
The trajectory of CMC’s Racial-Ethnic GE proposal underscores the Board of Trustees’ gross outsized influence on curriculum, argues Laleh Ahmad CM ’20.
OPINION: The 5Cs should all include a physical education requirement
Our education isn’t complete without physical exercise, and we should include workout routines in our schedules, argues Leah Voudouri PO ’24.
Fisher out of water: Why easier classes are not always better
Gabe Fisher CMC ’21 discusses the pitfalls of studying abroad at a university where lectures are large and office hours are not commonplace.
Scripps College to eliminate Writing 50 requirement
Scripps College will no longer require Writing 50 for first-year students starting fall 2019, Elizabeth Hamilton, a spokesperson for Scripps, wrote in an email to TSL. The three-semester Core sequence will remain the same. Writing 50 is typically taken during the first semester by first-year students in conjunction with Core