In the 5C bubble, it’s hard to believe that we live in an era of full-fledged war, let alone a domestic one. Staff Writer Emily Long explores the War on Drugs in the second edition of Issues Betwen Bars
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On October 30, David Sandalow, the Inaugural Fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University, gave a talk at the CMC Athenaeum on the future of a partnership between the U.S. and China to reduce climate change.
Prisons are a catch-22; we think we need them to feel safe, yet many cannot stand to be near them or to think about them more than is necessary. In the first instillation of “Issues Between Bars,” Stephanie introduces an insider view of the prison system.
This past summer, students in Assistant Professor of Biology Matina Donaldson-Matasci’s bee lab built a tool to record how often honeybees visit a food source. This is the first project in Donaldson-Matasci’s lab, a new professor in Mudd’s Biology Department.
In publishing a piece titled “You Want Some Plan B With Those Skittles?”, the Claremont Independent made waves throughout the Claremont Colleges community by advancing a series of claims about Plan B that many students found inaccurate and offensive.
In preparation for the Halloween season, Andy went back and watched every horror movie ever. Here’s a brief rundown some issues he found just in time for the big night
In the first edition of her column, April addresses China’s One-Child policies
Gregg Bordowitz, a renowned writer and artist, visited Scripps College on Thursday evening to discuss the issues of silence behind the AIDS epidemic in New York in the early 1980’s
In the second installation of “ISIS Abroad,” Staff Writer Alex Baude introduces us to ISIS’s role in Iraq, along with some ideas of how to move forward
In the first edition of “The First Step”, Columnist Alex Baude ponders the future and your place in making it
Staff Writer Abigail Spurlock introduces us to ISIS’ role in Syria in the first section of “ISIS Abroad”
This week, Andy brings you a tale of two Austin filmmakers
Writers Nimrah Imam and Emily Long reply to some of the recent controversy surrounding Scripp’s uninviting of prominent pundit George Will
The Port Side‘s first issue for the 2014-2015 school year came out on Friday, October 10. Check out a copy online right now!
No Means No? Not Anymore. Rebecca prepares you for the Print Edition with this piece on the historic “Yes Means Yes” legislation
As you are reading this article right now, tens of thousands of angry pro-democracy protesters in the central districts of Hong Kong are holding large rallies of their campaign. April Xu prepares you for the coming Print Edition
Columnist Maryl Evans shares her first few days studying in Washington, D.C. with you
Approximately 400,000 activists took to the streets to protest the treatment of our environment by both large corporations and the citizens themselves. Anna Balderston explains some facts and her opinions on the issue in the inaugural “Opinions on Activism”
Janet Mock came to Claremont recently. Here’s what she had to say about redefining the real, feminism, and trans issues
After a turnout originally estimated to be 97% of the electorate, it appears that Scotland will not declare itself independent from the United Kingdom.
All the way from Edinburgh, columnist Emlyn Foxen clues you in to the student perspective on the impending Scottish Independence Referendum
Professor Brian R. Little came to Pomona College last week to speak on introversion, one of the hottest topics in the college sphere
This week, Andy talks about empathy and Guardians of the Galaxy
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Graham questions the truths behind the study abroad experience in a magnificently structured personal essay
Summer Dowd-Lukesh demystifies consent, and calls for education. Her piece, while frightening, is incredibly necessary.
Anette (Peko) Hosoi, professor of mechanical engineering at MIT, recently gave her Moody Lecture on biologically inspired design and the mathematics that go along with it. Her work is at the interface of biology, physics, math, and engineering, finding inspiration from nature to make more efficient and more useful technology.
The Port Side‘s fourth issue for the 2013-2014 school year came out on Wednesday, May 7th. Check out a copy online right now!
Should the American public really be all that surprised by the McCutcheon v. FEC decision?
At moments like the recent Russian invasion of Ukraine via armed annexation of Crimea, the US must weigh the dynamics of its others alliances and effects of its actions as objectively as possible.