“Palm Springs” (2020) takes the time-loop setup of “Groundhog Day” and dresses it up with apocalyptic nihilism and wedding-guest angst. Through the heaviness, the film remains charming and laugh-out-loud funny, writes rom-com columnist Nadia Hsu PO ’27.
“Sex and the City” is considered by many as the defining rom-com of the early 2000s. For a show all about the ins and outs of love, reflects Rom-com columnist Nadia Hsu, it’s awfully cynical of romance.
We’re sorry but the old Travis Kelce can’t come to the phone right now. Why? Because his reputation has forever been shaped by America’s pop princess, Ms. Taylor Swift herself. And we’re ready for it.
Hey Claremont crushes, long time no see! Let’s be honest: first dates are terrifying. Without further ado, I bestow upon you a list I sometimes wish I had tattooed on my arm: 36 conversation-starting questions — each one individually tested and proven to start conversation — for fighting the first date fright.
This Valentine’s Day, Spotlight MT — the 5C student-run musical theater club — subverted expectations with a “Villaintines Day Queer Cabaret” at Dom’s Lounge on Feb. 10 and 11. In 13 acts, a cast of 16 performers re-conceived some famously nefarious roles from Disney films and Broadway musicals through a queer prism.
To answer difficult questions of loving and letting go, music columnist Becky Zhang PO ’22.5 recommends King Princess and Carly Rae Jepsen’s recent albums.
Renowned Pomona professor, Victoria Koenig, is always learning — both how to make ballet more inclusive and how to spread her love for dance.
Is annotation just an academic task? Book columnist Kate Jones PO ’24 reconsiders her relationship with annotation, saying that it is an act of love.
Harvey Mudd freshies should take their time to start dating, and first prioritize adjusting to college life and academics, argues Serena Mao HM ’25.
The episode “Pop Squad” from “Love, Death & Robots” asserts that we are responsible for individual-level change when societal change is unfeasible, argues TV columnist Simone Bogedal PO ’24.