Birkenstocks are ubiquitous at the 5Cs – but why do students here like them so much? Gus Gingrich PO ‘24 investigates the appeal behind the German sandals in his latest article.
On Nov. 2, luxury shoe designer Stuart Weitzman spoke to a crowded Rose Hills Theater at Pomona College. Weitzman offered sound advice while recalling the journey of his 60-year shoe-making journey. Starting his career by designing shoes for his father’s company in the early 1960s, Weitzman received his big break when singer Aretha Franklin thanked him for making her one-of-a-kind heels at the 1983 American Music Awards.
In response to a TSL article last week highlighting the benefits of walking barefoot, Rowan Gray CM ’26 has to put his foot down.