Montana Gov. Steve Bullock CM ’88 launches Senate run

Claremont McKenna alumnus Montana Gov. Steve Bullock CM ’88 announced Monday that he is running for Senate, reversing an earlier decision not to run.

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The bassline: A Swift transition from ‘Red’ to blue — Taylor Swift’s political fight

Music columnist Kyla Walker PO ’22 explores Taylor Swift’s whirlwind transition from political privacy to political activism in “Miss Americana.”

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Claremont trustees have donated more than $7 million to political causes since 2015, with CMC leading the way

Members of the 5Cs’ boards of trustees have donated more than $7.3 million to political candidates and committees since 2015, a TSL analysis of Federal Election Commission data found.

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From the Navy to North Korea to CMC, professor Mike Izbicki discusses his path to pacifism

Computer science professor Mike Izbicki discusses conscientious objection, teaching in North Korea, and machine learning for social change.

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Regularly Scheduled Programming: ‘The Politician’ has my vote

In this week’s TV column, Claire DuMont SC ’23 reviews “The Politician” and its perplexing portrait of the American political system. She writes, “I was surprised to watch the trailer and discover that the show was actually about teenagers, not adult politicians … in a time so fraught with political disillusionment, politics can be like high school drama.”

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