In an unprecedented decision, Pitzer College’s Student Senate announced Wednesday evening that it would scrap the votes already cast in its ongoing student body election, planning to start anew following spring break.
Following multiple allegations of abusive behavior against a Pitzer College student, 5C student groups came together in support of survivors and demanded more effective action from administration regarding cases of sexual assault and harassment.
Pitzer College Student Senate unanimously endorsed an amendment to its constitution that would create a representative position for current and previously incarcerated Pitzer students.
5C students are calling for further institutional accountability after a screenshot of a P-P football player’s transphobic TikTok video emerged on Twitter Sunday night.
Following a Pitzer Student Senate resolution, Pitzer College faculty voted to modify the college’s fall 2020 pass/no credit grading policy.
Pitzer Student Senate passed a resolution Nov. 1 endorsing a proposed opt-in pass/no credit grading policy for the fall 2020 semester, citing potential inequalities in students’ online learning environments.
The 5C student body presidents have called on college administrators to revise the spring 2021 academic calendar, expressing concern that the semester could negatively affect student and faculty mental and physical health.
With classes online and campuses closed, 5C students aren’t getting to meet their student government presidents in person this semester. Despite the virtual setbacks, the leaders are still pressing on — all have goals they hope to accomplish this semester. Get to know the 5C student government presidents here.
With the virtual fall semester, student governments across the 7Cs have had to reevaluate student fees, as many clubs are forgoing purchases for in-person meetings, such as food for social events, art supplies, and other goods. Some colleges’ student governments reduced or waived fees altogether, and others charged them in full.
As students make plans for the fall, Becca Zimmerman PZ ’21 explains why living with friends amid the coronavirus pandemic may be unwise.