The trendiness of self-diagnosis on social media with Gen Z obscures the fact that “mental illness is more than just the sum of unwell parts,” argues Hannah Frasure PO ’24.
From Miami to Claremont, Pomona professor Eric Hurley’s lifelong dedication to improving Black education
Inspired by his upbringing, Pomona Professor Eric Hurley researches educational inequality among African American children.
Neuronal News: Gen Z, are we in a psychedelic renaissance or dark age?
Psychedelics are no stranger to the 5Cs, and their influence is only growing –– beyond Claremont, too. Neuroscience columnist Hannah Frasure PO ’24 evaluates both sides of its increasing popularity.
CMC set to offer its inaugural Napier Initiative course this fall
Associate Professor of Psychology Sharda Umanath will teach Claremont McKenna College’s first Napier Initiative course, “Effective Learning Across the Lifespan,” which will engage about 12 undergraduates and six elders.
The Claremont Indecent: To play the game or not to play the game?
Sex columnist Sleepless on Sixth Street walks through the five factors that foster attraction and weighs the pros and cons of playing hard to get.
Psychology professor Patricia Smiley to retire after 33-year teaching career
Professor of Psychological Science Patricia Smiley will retire at the end of 2021-2022 academic year, following a rewarding 33-year-career at Pomona College.
OPINION: Don’t lose yourself by saying ‘yes’
Set limits to your ‘niceness’ so you don’t diminish your individuality or overextend yourself at the cost of your own well being, argues Serena Mao HM ’25.
OPINION: APIDA face unique mental health issues
We need more support and research targeted toward APIDA communities, who suffer from greater mental health stigma and bicultural stress, argues Kenny Le PZ ’25.
Back to her roots: Aashna Saraf PO ’21 creates award-winning learning app for Indian children
With her award-winning educational app Root, Aashna Saraf PO ’21 did the math and got a two-for-one deal: help children in India improve their numeracy skills and complete her psychology thesis.
New Harvey Mudd professor brings abundance of insights on BLM protests and racial attitudes
From coming face-to-face with KKK members to organizing counterprotests against the Unite the Right rally, Anup Gampa has spent over a decade attempting to understand and fight racism.