Students lived alongside infected peers after CMC and Mudd ran out of isolation space

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.

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‘It looked like a scene out of Titanic’: Pomona students’ belongings ruined in Mudd flood

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.

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5Cs sharply restrict activities as case count exceeds 200 this week

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.

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Pomona students in COVID-19 isolation say they’re struggling to get what they need

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.

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5C students in quarantine face a steep learning curve: ‘You really don’t know what you’re supposed to do’

5C students are experiencing a steep learning curve around quarantine, contact tracing, and COVID-19 policy discrepancies.

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