Pomona College Assistant Professor of Politics Omar Wasow is leaving to teach at UC Berkeley in the fall, a move coming just a year after he joined the college as assistant professor in 2021.
Two Pomona College alumni are among the nominees for top diplomatic and legal positions announced by President Joe Biden last week. The White House is putting forward Alexander M.M. Uballez PO ’08 for U.S. attorney for the district of New Mexico and Michael Adler PO ’86 for ambassador to South Sudan, according to statements released Jan. 26.
The violence of “Squid Game” isn’t merely for entertainment value, rather it and other elements of the hit show provide a powerful critique of capitalism’s consequences, argues Anna Tolkien CM ’24.
NFAS began in response to a specific crisis: students wanted a universal pass grading policy for the spring semester of 2020 as a result of the then-nascent pandemic. Then, as student need became apparent, the group did a round of mutual aid fundraising before the fall 2020 semester, followed by another before spring 2021. Last semester, some organizers were unsure if NFAS would continue to exist past their graduation last spring.
Hillary Clinton and Louise Penny discussed the details of their newly released novel “State of Terror” at a Scripps Presents event Oct. 12.
Voters must hold President Biden to his campaign promise to pass a public option, so that America can finally achieve the goal of universal health coverage, writes Nicholas Black PO ’24.
OPINION: Focusing solely on age in elections often results in younger politicians who don’t govern in new ways, says Nicholas Black PO ’24.
“Chemtrails Over the Country Club” is a triumphant exploration of gray areas and an example of why we shouldn’t rely on political takes from celebrities, writes music columnist Mirabella Miller SC ’23.
OPINION: Progressives should not label themselves as democratic socialists if they uphold capitalism, says Sam Hernandez PO ’24
OPINION: Fans should not separate politics and professional sports because doing so leads to stagnancy in social and political change, writes Phillip Kong PO ’24.