For freshmen around the country, the first week of school is filled with anxiety. As if they didn’t have enough on their plate, first years at the 5Cs also had to worry about the first hurricane to hit Californian shores in 84 years! Freshman columnist Andrew Barber reflects on the hype around Hurricane Hillary and whether and whether it lived up to everyone’s expectations.
Heavy rain showered the Claremont Colleges this Tuesday, causing student displacement and damage to facilities, including residence halls.
Rain is a beautiful thing that should be celebrated with beautiful music, writes Hannah Weaver SC ’24.
Even as unprecedented flooding and landslides devastated Quito earlier this month, Pitzer College students studying abroad in Ecuador continue to integrate themselves in the community and learn about the political and social situation in the city.
Zubin Jotwani CM ’20 woke up in Beckett Hall at Claremont McKenna College around 8 a.m. Nov. 26. to the sound of professional sanitation cleaners vacuuming the sewage water that had flooded his dorm room. “I put my feet on the ground and there was an [inch] of water,” he