5C student group Shine wins $50,000 in US Dept. of Energy competition

Shine created Juicebox, a solar powered micro-grid that provides light, electricity and heat for communities affected by natural disaster.

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Hurricane Florence slams East Coast, impacts 5C students and families

As Hurricane Florence pounded North and South Carolina last week, several students from the Claremont Colleges braced for the worst and feared for their families living in the region. Some students reported flooding and power outages in the homes of their families or friends after Hurricane Florence touched down in

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Students Grapple with Damage, Fallout of Recent Hurricanes

  Hurricane Harvey tore into Texas in late August, with Category Four winds up to 130 mph and over 50 inches of rain, breaking a record for the continental United States. Last weekend, Hurricane Irma made landfall in South Florida, also at Category Four. 5C students and their families are among

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Ye Olde Student Life: Massive Flood Devastates Claremont

Claremont has experienced an unusually wet winter this year, but the hydrophobic among us can at least take solace in the fact that our morning commute to class does not (yet) require a boat. Prior to the completion of San Antonio Canyon dam in 1956, Claremont was periodically inundated with

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