The rise of 5C-related affirmations accounts create a space for students to connect over shared experiences and worries.
Amidst social distancing, Alana Weiss PO ’22 and Christina Dong PO ’22 share choreography they’ve learned online to connect with friends.
Kyla Walker PO ’22 contrasts the introspective, intimate quality of bedroom pop to the collaborative spirit of garage band music.
Pop culture columnist Nadya Siringo Ringo SC ’21 talks the trend of clown memes and what it says about the newest generation of internet users. “Nowadays, the clown isn’t a subject but rather a reflection of the fools we see in ourselves and others. The memes capitalize on the universality of mistakes and false hope — they rebuff viewers for striving toward something that leads to worthless results but validates them at the same time,” she writes.
It’s difficult to completely ignore the internet and its conflicts, so instead, personal limits need to be set to prevent digital self harm.
The Pomona College Information Technology Services Department is taking action to resolve wireless network instability issues by replacing the entire campus Wi-Fi network, Computer Resources Manager Steven Hurtado wrote in an email to Pomona students, faculty, and staff. “ITS is physically replacing every single wireless access point around campus with