How studying and working on a farm taught me the bigger picture

Feeling cooped up at home after a semester of online learning, London Lordos SC ’24 moved to a farm for the spring semester — entering a world of cow cuddling, beekeeping and hoedowns.

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CMC and Scripps students push for higher commitments to carbon neutrality, sustainability

CMC students are pushing the school to advance its carbon neutrality deadline, and Scripps students are calling to join a sustainibility pact.

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‘Intermodal’ art exhibition highlights connection between indigenous practices and oceanic sustainability

As I entered a room with red walls, nets on the floor and faucets filled with oysters, I quickly realized that the Pomona College Museum of Art wasn’t hosting any average art exhibit. The museum’s most recent exhibition, “Intermodal” by Courtney Leonard, is not only intriguing and aesthetically pleasing to

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EnviroLab Asia funds student research in East and Southeast Asia

Not many people immediately think of East and Southeast Asia when considering the environmental issues of the planet. One organization at the 5Cs is trying to change that. I attended the EnviroLab Asia Summer Research Reportback Sept. 20, an event at the Oldenborg Center at Pomona College. It consisted of

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Harvey Mudd Powers Up During PowerDown: Cold Weather Causes Surge In Energy Consumption

  Harvey Mudd College placed last in this year’s annual PowerDown electricity reduction competition, not only failing to reduce its consumption, but actually increasing it by 15.7 percent. The competition ran from Feb. 13 to Feb. 27. Pitzer College won for the second year in a row with a 10.2

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Pitzer Surges to Victory in PowerDown Competition

For the first time since 2014, Pitzer College won the 5C PowerDown 2017, an annual competition to minimize energy usage between the residence halls of the five undergraduate Claremont Colleges. As a reward, Pitzer’s longest-standing environmental club, EcoCenter, will receive a $500 cash prize. The prize is available for EcoCenter

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A Reminder About PowerDown

With three more days of the 5C PowerDown Challenge, Harvey Mudd College is currently leading with a 12.1 percent reduction in its energy consumption. In fact, as it stands now, all colleges except for Mudd have increased their energy consumption. While none of us are perfect environmentalists, these issues are of utmost importance, pertaining

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