Beyond the dining hall: Get to know three members of Pomona’s staff

In light of the recent rally to support the Pomona College dining hall workers, TSL sat down with three members of the staff to learn about their lives beyond the meals they cook in Claremont. Here are three of those people to know.

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Following a year of campaigning, Pitzer staff unionizes

After months of organizing, allegations of administrative wrongdoing and an eventual agreement between the college and a local labor union, Pitzer dining and facilities workers officially unionized.

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Después de un verano de campaña, trabajadores de Pitzer se sindicalizan

Después de meses de organización sindical, quejas de prácticas ilícitas administrativas y un acuerdo entre Pitzer College y un sindicato local de trabajadores, el personal de comedores e instalaciones de Pitzer se sindicalizó este 25 de agosto. 

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What’s a visiting professor? Who cares about course evals? A guide to hiring, tenure and promotion at the 5Cs

This article is the first in a series exploring the faculty hiring and tenure process at the 5Cs. What is tenure, how do you get it and why do some professors seem so stressed out about it?  Tenure can mean a few different things at different academic institutions, but it

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Dora Garcia’s multigenerational history at 5C dining halls

How many dining hall staff members do you know by name? Meet Dora Garcia, who has worked at 5C dining halls for 34 years alongside several members of her family.

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Claremont McKenna to furlough up to 130 staff members if students do not return in spring

Claremont McKenna College will furlough up to 130 staff members if students are unable to return to campus in the spring semester, President Hiram Chodosh announced in an email to students, faculty and staff Wednesday. On Tuesday, 130 employees received an email from the college that said if their workloads

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