Q&A: CGU epidemiologist Nicole M. Gatto talks COVID-19, masks and politics

As the United States continues to report record numbers of new daily COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, TSL sat down with Nicole M. Gatto, an associate professor of public health at Claremont Graduate University, to discuss the surge in cases and governmental response.

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Q&A: CMC Professor John Pitney on the COVID-19 outbreak at the White House

After President Donald Trump and numerous other White House staff members tested positive for the virus, TSL spoke with Claremont McKenna College politics professor John J. Pitney Jr. to get an expert opinion on the consequences of the outbreak.

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Q&A: Pomona Environmental Analysis professor Char Miller on California wildfires and climate change

After publishing an article last week on how the California wildfires affected 5C students, TSL sat down with Pomona College Professor of Environmental Analysis and History Char Miller to get an expert opinion on the effects of climate change and an Indigenous perspective on this year’s wildfires along the West Coast. 

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Q&A: CCBDC director Denise Machin on ballroom dance company’s past, present and future

TSL sat down with assistant director of Smith Campus Center and ballroom dance instructor Denise Machin to discuss her sixth year at Pomona College and fourth year as director of the Claremont Colleges Ballroom Dance Company.

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Q&A: Journalist Conor Friedersdorf Talks Campus Politics

  Conor Friedersdorf PO ’02 is a journalist at The Atlantic, where one of his areas of expertise is campus politics, which he covers from a civil libertarian perspective. He recently visited campus to participate in a Pomona Student Union panel entitled “Actualizing Free Speech: The Regulation of Student Voice

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Q&A: Ray Kurzweil, Inventor and Futurist

Renowned inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil is one of the world’s leading experts on technological progress. He is a recipient of the National Medal of Technology, holds 21 honorary doctorates, and has authored five national bestsellers. He visited Pomona College on Feb. 7 and spoke with TSL about his optimistic vision for

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Q&A with Pitzer President-Designate Dr. Melvin Oliver

  TSL spoke to Dr. Melvin Oliver, the recently announced President-Designate of Pitzer College, on his experience as a first-generation college student, his work on racial and economic inequality, and the benefits of small colleges. TSL: What about Pitzer College motivated you to apply to become its president? MO: Well, I am the

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Q&A with William Deresiewicz

No stranger to the Claremont Colleges, William Deresiewicz spoke at Claremont McKenna College’s Athenaeum Monday night—the writer’s fifth trip to Claremont since 2010. This time, however, Deresiewicz arrives as a New York Times bestselling author after the summer release of his book Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and

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