CMC student groups condemn Ath speaker: ‘Too many of our peers are hurting’

Claremont McKenna College’s Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum hosted Northwestern University professor Laura Kipnis on Oct. 6. Known for controversial angles on sensitive subjects ranging from Title IX to “sexual politics on campus,” her invitation to speak attracted broad criticism from students who said it was detrimental to survivors and campus culture.

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Now in its second year, Nobody Fails at Scripps settles in for the long haul

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.

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Claremont evaluates pilot for mental health emergency response team

As towns and cities across the country struggle with the goals of their public safety spending, some are working to address the need for mental health professionals to respond to non-criminal police calls. Claremont is in the process of doing just that.

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5C students in off-campus apartments grapple with sense of displacement

As the pandemic-related housing crisis forces students off-campus, students express a sense of displacement while learning to adapt.

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5C students in quarantine face a steep learning curve: ‘You really don’t know what you’re supposed to do’

5C students are experiencing a steep learning curve around quarantine, contact tracing, and COVID-19 policy discrepancies.

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Students await updates with 5C party policies in flux

Campus administrators are discouraging unsanctioned gatherings across the 5Cs as students await reevaluation of COVID-19 regulations.

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