This week’s snippets: Pomona fixes a technical issue with emergency notifications, and a new accessibility services hire.
TSL news writers Anushe Engineer SC ’22 and Maggie Lind SC ’22 sit down with Pomona College Geology Professor Nicole Moore to discuss the likelihood of an earthquake in the Claremont area and what students should know to prepare themselves.
The Claremont Colleges are preparing for major earthquakes by stocking up on supplies and planning to participate in a worldwide drill.
It’s not a question of “if,” but “when.” Southern California is overdue for a large earthquake. Scientists have determined that the likelihood of a magnitude 7.5 or greater earthquake, occurring in the next 30 years, is 46 percent. The chance of a 6.7 magnitude or higher earthquake is over 99
Pin pad step installed as extra security at Scripps College residence halls Scripps College residence halls now require both an ID card swipe and a personalized four-digit pin for entry. In addition to increased entrance security, basement laundry facilities are being relocated or further secured, according to emails sent Aug.
In the aftermath of the 7.1-magnitude earthquake in central Mexico, which left more than 300 dead, the risk of a major earthquake seems more severe than ever. Earthquakes are always a worry for California residents, and concern has risen noticeably among 5C students about the state’s overdue seismic event. Director of Campus Safety Stan
Since Haiti’s devastating earthquake on Jan. 12, 2010, Haitians both living on the island and abroad have been in the process of reclaiming the stories that were buried in the rubble. Myriam Chancy, Haitian-Canadian author, Guggenheim Fellow, and Scripps College Hartley Burr Alexander Chair in the Humanities, spoke about
This past Saturday, we watched as Nepal was struck by a relentless series of large-magnitude earthquakes. With more than 200 ensuing aftershocks, it has been incredibly difficult for us to even get a decent night’s sleep. We worry that every tremble in the ground could send the teetering remains of
A 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal April 25, killing a reported 7,000 people and affecting over eight million. The 13 students from the Claremont Colleges participating in Pitzer College’s study abroad program in Nepal were not injured, but the survivors are redoubling their efforts to support their host families and others
Each year, student apathy toward emergency drills is on full display during the Great Southern California ShakeOut drill held at the Claremont Colleges. At Pomona College, the administration has attempted to increase participation in the drill by involving more students, such as RAs and Outdoor Adventure (OA) leaders, but participation