As COVID-19 cases surged to unprecedented levels at the 5Cs throughout April, Claremont McKenna College and Harvey Mudd College quickly found themselves in a complicated position: they didn’t have enough isolation space for everyone who tested positive.
A seemingly ordinary Monday night turned into a disaster for some Pomona College students when the Mudd Hall basement flooded with a foul-smelling black water around 10 p.m. April 4.
You can always find ways to remain positive about and adapt to your situation, even in COVID isolation, writes guest columnist Vidusshi Hingad PO ’25.
At least 190 people have tested positive across the Claremont Colleges since Monday, intensifying a surge in COVID-19 cases that began after students returned from spring break in late March.
An increase in COVID-19 cases at Harvey Mudd exhausted isolation spaces and pushed officials to cancel social events over the weekend. Nineteen students tested positive throughout the week.
From surprise roommates in rooms designated for one to a lack of basic cleaning supplies and repeated disconnects on when and how students could leave or test out, Pomona students in isolation tell TSL the experience has often left them feeling isolated in more ways than one.
5C students are experiencing a steep learning curve around quarantine, contact tracing, and COVID-19 policy discrepancies.
What would it cost for you to give up the dorm room you drew on campus? If your price is under $2,000, then Harvey Mudd may have had a proposition for you.
With its focus on a nomadic woman’s solitary journey west, “Nomadland” may appear to be about only individualism — but in reality, it’s mainly about community, Claire DuMont SC ’23 writes.
Gabe Fisher CM ’21 recounts his experiences of culture shock while abroad in Amsterdam, leading to mishaps and miscommunications.