The art of solidarity: 5C groups take a hands-on approach to community building

5C Art for Liberation and the Claremont Student Workers Alliance have taken a different approach from other mutual aid groups on-campus and continue to grow as in-person organizing resumes.

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Now in its second year, Nobody Fails at Scripps settles in for the long haul

NFAS began in response to a specific crisis: students wanted a universal pass grading policy for the spring semester of 2020 as a result of the then-nascent pandemic. Then, as student need became apparent, the group did a round of mutual aid fundraising before the fall 2020 semester, followed by another before spring 2021. Last semester, some organizers were unsure if NFAS would continue to exist past their graduation last spring.

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