LA County scraps modified quarantine requirement for asymptomatic, vaccinated close contacts

Vaccinated asymptomatic Pomona students who come in contact with a positive COVID-19 no longer need to follow modified quarantine rules.

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Starr pushes ASPC to ‘reverse course’ on divestment bill that would reform internal finances in support of Palestine

Pomona College President Starr and administrators criticized legislation ASPC passed April 22, citing a lack of student representation in the decision.

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Shift in Los Angeles County restrictions paves way for modified campus reopenings

Pomona College could resume modified on-campus activities this summer if Los Angeles County moves into the red tier of the state’s reopening plan, President G. Gabrielle Starr and administrators said in an email to the community Thursday. LA County has been in its most restrictive purple tier since August 2020,

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Even if students return to campus, many Pomona faculty plan to stay home

While some Pomona professors wish to return to face-to-face instruction provided safety precautions are taken, many have already decided they won’t be teaching in person come fall semester, even if students return to campus. In interviews with TSL, faculty expressed concerns about bringing students back to campus, job security and potential furloughs.

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5Cs to start fall semester one week early, cancel fall break

In a move to minimize the impacts of COVID-19 during the fall and winter months, the Claremont Colleges will start the fall semester one week earlier than planned, cancel fall break and end classes before the start of Thanksgiving break.

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5Cs to celebrate seniors with virtual graduation events

Despite 5C commencement ceremonies being postponed due to COVID-19, the Claremont Colleges are celebrating their seniors this weekend.

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