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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TSL exclusive: Pomona President G. Gabrielle Starr talks grading specifics, consortium coordination and fall contingencies

In an exclusive interview with TSL, Pomona College President G. Gabrielle Starr talked about grading and fall plans amid coronavirus.

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5C budget crunches loom as Harvey Mudd and Scripps freeze hiring

In response to COVID-19 related costs, Scripps College and Harvey Mudd College have frozen hiring for new and vacant positions.

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EDITORIAL BOARD: Pomona shutting out students, reporters from faculty grading meeting is unacceptable

Pomona barred students and reporters from a faculty meeting to decide coronavirus grading policy. This is unacceptable.

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As Claremont Colleges clear campuses, students watch semester disappear

With the threat of coronavirus bearing down, 5C students saw their semesters on campus cut short as administrators asked them to leave.

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Right-wing foundation to sue Pomona, Pitzer

The David Horowitz Freedom Center will sue Pomona and Pitzer Colleges for alleged anti-Semitism, citing Trump’s new executive order.

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