Some 5Cs begin mandating booster shots in response to case surges

Three of the 5Cs will require all students to get booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, citing the rise of the omicron variant and case increases around the country as sources of concern. 

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Revelations of harassment and assault at Pitzer bring outpouring of calls for accountability

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.

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Test-optional policies are sticking around for 5C admissions

Although originally just a COVID-19-era necessity, test-optional admissions policies at the 5Cs may be sticking around. During the 2021-2022 admissions cycle, each of the 5Cs were test-optional, a pattern they shared with two- thirds of colleges and universities across the country. But even as classes resume in person, the 5Cs are taking a second look at their traditional testing requirements.

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5Cs release third round of pandemic relief funds

Over the last month, the 5Cs began releasing a third round of federal aid in response to the pandemic to students who qualified.

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Attempting parody t-shirts, The Golden Antlers learns that copyright infringement is no joke

On Oct. 26, The Golden Antlers announced it was selling parody t-shirts featuring the 5Cs, however, on Nov. 9, the publication announced on Instagram that orders for CMC, Pomona, and Pitzer shirts had been refunded.

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CMC dean Vince Greer to serve as Pitzer’s next dean of students

CMC’s Associate Dean of Students for Diversity & Inclusion and Residential Life Vince Greer will be leaving CMC to fill the Pitzer Dean of students position on Dec. 1 after a tenure of over five years.

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With travel policies changing, 5C clubs grapple with funding allocations

After months of COVID-related restrictions on funding, 5C clubs are now able to request approval and funding for overnight trips, conferences and competitions from student governments.

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OPINION: Support for Black students at Pitzer is long overdue

Similarities between the 1968 and 2020 Pitzer College Black Student Union’s addresses are testament to the lack of development in support for Black students, argues Luciénne Reyes PZ ’24.

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