Honduras prevents ICE from deporting Pomona alum’s mother, who’s a cancer survivor

Two and a half weeks have passed since Cristian Padilla Romero PO ’18 started a petition and GoFundMe to help his mother, a stage 4 cancer survivor currently being held in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention, escape deportation to Honduras. 

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5C student activists push Pomona College to divest from funds tied to fossil fuels

Student activists have rekindled the Claremont Colleges’ fossil fuel divestment movement this semester and are focusing their attention on pressuring Pomona College to divest its endowment from fossil fuel interests.

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Pomona faculty initiate review process for policy on faculty-student relationships

Relationships between students and faculty/staff at Pomona College are currently permitted under certain conditions. But they may not be come 2020, as the school plans to review and possibly change the policy.

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Claremonters join protesters across the country as Supreme Court considers DACA case

Students, faculty and staff took to the steps outside Frary on Tuesday morning to protest as the Supreme Court considers overturning DACA.

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Pomona admin fails to implement allegedly promised “Bridge” program for first-generation, low-income students

First-generation, low-income (FLI) Pomona College first-years arrived on campus this fall without a summer orientation “bridge” program they helped to plan, despite Pomona President G. Gabrielle Starr’s commitment last year to implement such a program in the near future.

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Title IX coordinator says student complaints, not lack of training, was primary reason for Pomona Advocates’ suspension

Pomona Title IX coordinator Sue McCarthy told TSL that the suspension of the program was primarily related to students’ reports of issues with the program, not a lack of confidentiality training.

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