Even as unprecedented flooding and landslides devastated Quito earlier this month, Pitzer College students studying abroad in Ecuador continue to integrate themselves in the community and learn about the political and social situation in the city.
Shine created Juicebox, a solar powered micro-grid that provides light, electricity and heat for communities affected by natural disaster.
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
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
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