OPINION: We can’t skip a year of Orientation Adventure

Students who are new to campus need make-up in-person Orientation Adventures, writes Ryan Lillestrand PZ ’23.

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Changes to Harvey Mudd Orientation Adventure spark petition, agreement for shared governance

Following several decisions made by the Harvey Mudd College administration without student input, the Associated Students of Harvey Mudd College and the college’s Division of Student Affairs have agreed to pursue a shared governance model, ASHMC president Julia Wang HM ’20 wrote in an email to HMC students Feb. 7.

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Pomona’s Orientation Adventure revision process continues with open forums

After reversing her controversial decision last fall to move Pomona College’s Orientation Adventure to students’ sophomore years, Dean of Students Avis Hinkson has held three open forums this semester to collect feedback for the new temporary Orientation Committee. Hinkson, who arrived at Pomona in August, announced in December the school

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Pomona reverses decision to move Orientation Adventure to second year

Contrary to last week’s announcement removing Orientation Adventure from students’ first-year orientation, Pomona College is keeping OA as a first-year experience for fall 2019, Dean of Students Avis Hinkson wrote in an email to students Dec. 13. In a Dec. 5 faculty meeting, Pomona President G. Gabrielle Starr announced that

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OPINION: OA is cancelled, not moved

Orientation Adventure will still have the same trips, it will just be for sophomores — so moving it isn’t a big deal, right? Wrong: This simple move will completely change the dynamics of orientation, effectively cancelling OA and replacing it with a sophomore shadow of itself. The transition to college

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