EDITORIAL BOARD: Pomona, it’s time to set a new precedent — put workers first

As Pomona dining hall workers strike this weekend, the Editorial Board calls upon Pomona administration to treat workers with respect and to not repeat previous mistakes.

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Pomona-Pitzer cross country uses platform to support wage increases for dining hall workers

For most teams, the finish line is the end of the race. However, this fall for the Pomona-Pitzer men’s cross country team, there is more at stake than the podium. In support of Pomona dining hall workers in their ongoing negotiations with the administration, the P-P cross country team is wearing pins and T-shirts to spread awareness.

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Pomona dining workers may vote to strike, depending on upcoming contract negotiation talks

After Tuesday’s contract negotiation meeting between Pomona College administration and the college’s dining hall union, workers told TSL they are willing to hold a strike vote if the next negotiation meeting does not result in an agreement.

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Hundreds rally on Labor Day calling for raises for Pomona dining workers

Despite 103-degree weather this Labor Day afternoon, hundreds of Claremont Colleges students, Pomona College dining hall workers and local labor organizers showed up to a rally outside Frary Dining Hall in support of raising wages for Pomona kitchen staff.

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Framed: ‘Genesis’ is the divine judgment above Frary’s steps

You may recognize “Prometheus,” the grandiose mural watching over diners at Frary Dining Hall, but you have to look a bit closer to not miss another Frary mural, “Genesis,” hiding in plain sight. Art columnist Frances Sutton PO ’21 dives deep into this shadowy mural’s history.

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Framed: ‘Prometheus’ — the hunk without the junk at Frary

Though we might see Frary Dining Hall’s “Prometheus” on a nearly daily basis, we don’t appreciate its place in art history nearly enough, writes art columnist Frances Sutton PO ’21.

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Smoothies, kombucha, truffle salt, oh my! Dining halls dazzle with trendy food items

From veggie-forward options to frozen favorites like Dole Whip, dining hall staff have stepped up their game since the start of the 2019-2020 school year, delighting returners across the 5Cs.

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Pomona frequently cancels snack, concerns students

Eric Gofen PO ’19 has never missed a snack. Every Sunday through Wednesday between snack’s designated hours of 10-11 p.m., Gofen can be found munching on classics like peanut butter and jelly sandwiches or nachos at Pomona College’s Frary Dining Hall. More than a regular, Gofen’s consistent attendance has reigned

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