OPINION: Pitzer College builds a community only for those who can afford it

Many BIPOC and first-generation students lack the proper resources to acclimate to college culture — and Pitzer is no help, writes Daniel Bonilla PZ ‘25.

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One year later: Pomona’s Ultimate Meal Plan faces accessibility concerns with students

Pomona College’s decision to implement a compulsory Ultimate Meal Plan for all students living on campus last year has received mixed responses from students, including a petition this semester calling for the administration to make the meal plan optional. The adoption of the Ultimate Meal Plan was announced April 21,

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Scripps College receives $15 million grant to boost financial aid efforts

In an era of rising college costs, Scripps College announced Sept.14 that it had been selected to receive a $15 million grant from the Schuler Education Foundation (SEF), which will be matched by donors over the next decade to bolster the college’s financial aid efforts. Scripps is one of five

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CMC mistakenly offers admitted students $40,000 scholarship awards

When 306 of this year’s first-year applicants to Claremont McKenna College opened their admissions letters on March 24, they got the good news they were hoping for — and even more. But the joy from a $10,000 annual scholarship wouldn’t last long.

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OPINION: Support for Black students at Pitzer is long overdue

Similarities between the 1968 and 2020 Pitzer College Black Student Union’s addresses are testament to the lack of development in support for Black students, argues Luciénne Reyes PZ ’24.

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Colleges draft policies to meet students’ financial concerns as COVID-19 spreads

The 5Cs are sending students home and moving classes online, and many students have been left wondering about housing and financial issues.

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