CMC has changed its financial aid policy to allow up to $4,000 in loans in its financial aid packages starting with the class of 2018. The Port Side takes a look into the reasoning and ramifications behind this policy change.
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The Port Side published an infographic spread on tenure at the 5Cs in our last print issue. Here, we go in-depth into who gets tenure at the Claremont Colleges.
This past Tuesday, Pomona College’s 83 dining hall workers voted in favor of union representation. They now look to work out a new contract with the college administration. What do the workers hope to gain from this new contract, and how is national organization UNITE HERE involved? We’ve got all the details after the jump.
Over the past decade, technological advancements have opened up new possibilities for the future of education. Maryl Evans explains some of the pros and cons of bringing the internet into the classroom.
In this open letter sent to CMC faculty, Prof. Segal weighs in on the administration’s report on the confrontation between Najib Hamideh PZ ’15 and CMC Professor Yaron Raviv. He claims the report ignores key facts and blames the incident’s victims, the SJP demonstrators.
The CMC Campus Climate Task Force recently released a report of its findings and detailed a series of affirmations and recommendations for CMC.
In an email update this afternoon, President Pam Gann summarized the results of the SJP incident from last month and published the full report written by Dean Mary Spellman.
Pomona College dining hall workers will vote to decide if they want to be represented by a union on Tuesday, April 30th, according to an email sent out by Pomona College President David Oxtoby yesterday. Read the full text of Oxtoby’s email after the jump.
During this week’s ASPC elections, Pomona students vote on whether or not they support divestment from fossil fuels. Pomona has the opportunity to set an example in the fight to avoid dangerous climate change, and its students should vote to divest.
On Tuesday, Pomona dining hall workers petitioned the NLRB for a union election, and on Wednesday, they held a rally with other community members asking the College to remain neutral throughout the process. The Port Side has all the coverage you could want, including video of a worker’s statement.
President Gann announced the new “Claremont McKenna Corporation” in an email today to the student body. Henry Kravis and George Roberts will own most shares of the new CMC, which will include a massive investment fund and a Super PAC.
CMC President Gann sent a letter out yesterday notifying students that Najib Hamideh had sent an informal written grievance concerning the bias-related incident from last week. The incident is now under review by the CMC Grievances Committee.