On Tuesday, April 18, Pomona College’s Ena H. Thompson Lectureship hosted Kelly Lytle Hernández for a lecture titled “Million Dollar Hoods: The Costs of Incarceration in Los Angeles.” Lytle Hernández is a professor of history, African American studies and urban planning at UCLA. The MacArthur Fellow has written multiple award-winning
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Breathe Out, Tune In: Whisked into a musical puppet palooza
Puppets, percussion and playfulness come together in Bob Baker Marionette Theater’s live music program.
After Tongva land reclamation, 5Cs reflect on Indigenous history, resources
For the first time in nearly two centuries, the first people who inhabited the Los Angeles area will have land of their own. Owing to an Oct. 10 donation from an Altadena resident, the Tongva, whose ancestral lands extend to the Channel islands, received the first returned plot of land
In memoriam: Ronald Lopez Sr., pioneer of the 5Cs’ Chicano Studies Program
Ronald Lopez Sr., who played a key role in creating the 5C program in Chicano/a Latino/a Studies, died in Sacramento March 10. He was 83. Lopez helped establish what was then called the Mexican American Studies Center in 1969, in what would become the second program of its type in the country. He served as the executive director of the center for four years and helped oversee the department’s renaming to Chicano Studies Center.
Frustrating some locals and environmentalists, Ontario city council votes to allow warehouses on historic farmland
On March 1, Ontario’s city council voted to allow the repurposing of some of the farmland in south Ontario to build some of the city’s largest warehouse complexes. The decision — which is not the first of its kind — was met with backlash by some Ontarians and environmental groups, including Pitzer College’s Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability.
The 5 to the 10: No car? No problem — a student-friendly guide to Downtown LA
Don’t let the lack of a car stop you from exploring all Downtown Los Angeles has to offer. If you don’t know where to start, Southern California columnist Cassidy Bensko SC ’25 already has a tried-and-true itinerary that won’t break the bank.
The 5 to the 10: Wait, this is not Los Angeles — how white flight created the LA suburbs
Have you ever wondered why Claremont is so white? Southern California columnist Cassidy Bensko unpacks the white flight that created Los Angeles suburbs and the local politics that aim to keep them white.
5C Lunar New Year events impacted by pandemic for second consecutive year
Like many festivities whose in-person celebrations have been altered by COVID-19, Lunar New Year celebrations by Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese student associations were limited once again this year.
LA County tightens indoor vaccine mandate as 5Cs assess health conditions
On Nov. 4, the city and county of Los Angeles announced new mandates on proof of vaccination for COVID-19. The LA city ordinance is one of the strictest in the country, requiring proof of full vaccination from all eligible customers to enter any “indoor portion of a covered location,” although it won’t be enforced until Nov. 29.
Pet platforms: Be whiskered away to a world of aliens, fraudulent felines, taco truck spaceships
Scripps College professor Adam Novy reveals the eccentric inspirations for the wild adventures and hashtags featured in his cats’ Instagram account.