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Pick up our March Issue!

The Port Side‘s third issue for the 2014-2015 school year came out on Tuesday, March 31st. Check out a copy online right now!

Reflections from Inside the Prison Bubble

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Issues Between Bars

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Issues Between Bars In the final column of “Issues of Between Bars,” senior staff writer Emily Long reflects on her experience and the systemic concerns she observed while volunteering in a women’s prison

The Winter of Discontent

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series Politics at the Movies

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series Politics at the Movies In his final “Politics at the Movies” for a while, Andy breaks down the controversy around The Interview

Pick Up Our December Issue!

The Port Side‘s second issue for the 2014-2015 school year came out on Friday, December 12th. Check out a copy online right now!

Action and American Reaction

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series ISIS Abroad

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series ISIS Abroad In another installation of ISIS abroad, Staff Writer Anna Balderstein examines the future of American intervention in the Middle East and beyond

The Fight Against Malaria

This entry is part 14 of 14 in the series Savage on Science

This entry is part 14 of 14 in the series Savage on Science After graduation, students go on to change the world around them. Read more in today’s Savage on Science

Expansion Challenges in Liberal Arts Colleges: A Debate in Claremont

Many liberal arts colleges are considering increasing their student population. Will this affect the quality of education in the 5Cs?

The Passage of Proposition 47

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Issues Between Bars

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Issues Between Bars In another edition of Issues Between Bars, guest columnist Monika Lee writes on the passing of Proposition 47

Fire Camp

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Issues Between Bars

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Issues Between Bars Staff Writer Emily Long introduces us to yet another terrifying connection between our daily lives and the U.S. prison system

Ferguson: The Motion Picture

This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series Politics at the Movies

This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series Politics at the Movies Andy takes a different angle and analyzes in part the media coverage of Ferguson this past week

The War On Drugs Outside the Bubble

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Issues Between Bars

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Issues Between Bars 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

A Climate Future for China-US

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.

Prison Curriculum

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Issues Between Bars

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Issues Between Bars 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 […]

Advancing Bee Science at HMC

This entry is part 13 of 14 in the series Savage on Science

This entry is part 13 of 14 in the series Savage on Science 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.

Conceptions on Contraception

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.

The Season of Revenge

This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series Politics at the Movies

This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series Politics at the Movies In preparation for the Halloween season, Andy went back and watched every horror movie ever. Here’s a brief rundown of some issues he found just in time for the big night

Reflections On the One-Child Policy

In the first edition of her column, April addresses China’s One-Child policies

Finding a Voice in an Epidemic

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

ISIS in Iraq

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series ISIS Abroad

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series ISIS Abroad 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

The Future is Not Far

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Towards the Singularity

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Towards the Singularity In the first edition of “The First Step”, Columnist Alex Baude ponders the future and your place in making it

ISIS in Syria

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series ISIS Abroad

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series ISIS Abroad Staff Writer Abigail Spurlock introduces us to ISIS’ role in Syria in the first section of “ISIS Abroad”

An Austin Parable

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series Politics at the Movies

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series Politics at the Movies This week, Andy brings you a tale of two Austin filmmakers

George Will, Free Speech, and Creating Safe Spaces

Writers Nimrah Imam and Emily Long reply to some of the recent controversy surrounding Scripp’s uninviting of prominent pundit George Will

Check out the October 2014 Print Edition!

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!

Reactions on “Yes Means Yes”

No Means No? Not Anymore. Rebecca prepares you for the Print Edition with this piece on the historic “Yes Means Yes” legislation

Hong Kong: A People’s Protest

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Opinions on Activism

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Opinions on Activism 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

The Wizard of Oz and the PFA

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Tales from a Washington Wannabe

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Tales from a Washington Wannabe Columnist Maryl Evans shares her first few days studying in Washington, D.C. with you

The People Are Marching

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Opinions on Activism

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Opinions on Activism 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”

Redefining Reality through Feminist Action

Janet Mock came to Claremont recently. Here’s what she had to say about redefining the real, feminism, and trans issues

FLASH: Scotland votes against independence

After a turnout originally estimated to be 97% of the electorate, it appears that Scotland will not declare itself independent from the United Kingdom.

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