As we learn to adjust to a new reality in a certain historical moment where the future seems uncertain, what’s next for young people? Jared Diamond’s talk at the Athenaeum on sought to answer this question.
Literary wanderings: A 240-mile cycling trip
After an impromptu 240-mile cycling trip, book columnist Ryan Lillestrand PZ ’23 discovered the inspiring and illuminating “Bike Battles: A History of Sharing the American Road,” a galvanizing read for any cyclist.
OPINION: Abstract art and realism are valid and important forms of visual expression
Discounting different art styles creates stereotypes that are harmful to the art community, says Jadyn Lee SC ’24.
OPINION: Current events cannot be understood through narratives alone
One can learn about events more effectively by combining personal narratives and objective sources, argues Phillip Kong PO ‘24.
OPINION: Not enough people are talking about anti-Asian sentiment during the pandemic
People need to start bringing more awareness to anti-Asian hate crimes during the pandemic; and they need to re-examine the historical biases that shaped Asian Americans’ socioeconomic positions in society, says Jadyn Lee SC ’24.
OPINION: Resist the temptation to moralize COVID-19
COVID-19 is a pandemic. Blaming sick people for their illness doesn’t help anyone and feeds into a long history of prejudice and ableism.
The Erasure of Winston M.C. Dickson, Pomona’s First Black Graduate
Winston M.C. Dickson has no living relatives. There are are no signs of life at both his longtime work and home addresses, piles of weeds shrouding whatever lingering evidence that might remain of Dickson’s past. Even his tiny hometown in Texas has long been wiped away from highway maps. All
Time Capsule: Colleges Debate South Africa Divestment
Between 1985 and 1986, a campaign to divest from companies doing business in apartheid-era South Africa took hold across the nation. Now, 27 years later, the 5Cs are taking inspiration from the movement’s strategy in their fossil fuel divestment campaign. Trustees at both Pitzer College and Claremont Graduate University were