Staff members and student coordinators at Pomona’s Draper Center for Community Partnerships, a space that supports community engagement activities for students at Pomona and the 5Cs.
Each year the Globalization, Environment and Society (GES) study abroad program at the University of Cape Town (UCT) brings four Pomona College students to South Africa for a semester of study. Last week, Dr. Shari Daya and Dr. Pippin Anderson, both professors at the University of Cape Town, visited Pomona to give students and faculty a sample of the program’s curriculum.
From March 30 through April 2, the interdisciplinary conference “Thinking Its Presence: Racial Vertigo, BlackBrown Feelings, and Significantly Problematic Objects” took place at Pomona College. The 40+ events in the conference included BIPOC scholars, activists, artists and authors. Attendees engaged in workshops and panels combining aesthetic, spiritual, performance-based and conversational approaches to explore the violence inflicted upon the psyche and affective states of BIPOC individuals.
RePrinting Claremont opened at the Garner House on Saturday, March 4. The exhibition weaved together Claremont past, present and future through Claremont Heritage’s Special Collections and student artwork to display the shared roots of the Claremont community.
As its first step toward doubling its campus, Claremont McKenna College hosted a groundbreaking event for the Robert Day Sciences Center on Sept. 30. Slated to open in the fall 2024, the new building will replace a baseball field at the southwest corner of East 9th Street and Claremont Boulevard.
Several Scripps College students report that requests for assistance with academic accessibility accommodations have not been met since the summer, forcing them to advocate for themselves independently.
Pitzer College’s Listserv Student-Talk is back — along with some modifications from Pitzer Student Senate’s executive board.
The censorship of a portrait that the author sent for an Instagram takeover for the Pomona Office of Communications shows that even the 5Cs are not immune to oppressive policing of female students’ attire, writes guest columnist Eshanya Agrawal PO ’25.
Pitzer Community Fridge, a mutual aid initiative aiming to provide free and accessible food, can help address the issue of food insecurity facing 5C students, write guest columnists Juliane Hyvert SC ’25 and Sydney Watson SC ‘25.
Owning a cat has often underappreciated benefits for your mental health, writes Mishaal Ijaz SC ’24.