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Every first-year at Pomona College is part of a sponsor group from the moment they arrive on campus. What started in 1927 as a small, student-run organization has now expanded into a complex system of choosing roommate pairs, sponsors, and sponsor groups headed up by the Residence Hall Staff.
Notable Evolutionist Professor Joan Roughgarden recently gave a speech at HMC regarding gender and heteronormative diversity in STEM.
In Claremont, we tend not to see allyship as something invasive or condescending. But can we effectively challenge hierarchies that support our own positions of privilege?
During a recent speech at Scripps, Rudi Veestraeten said that both the US and the EU need to get their “act together.” He stated, “If we want to continue to have [an] effective relationship [between the US and the EU,] we need to work.”
According to a demographer and associate director of the Institute for the Study of Secularism in Society and Culture at Trinity College, demographers who measure gender inequality worldwide fail to factor in a crucial yet oft-ignored dimension into their analyses: secularism.
How can we protect large civil engineering projects from the forces of an earthquake? Tamara Savage explains how one can model a dam’s reactions to “hazard loading conditions”, and ensure its structural stability.
Pomona College’s recent rebranding efforts have featured redesigned admissions material and changes to the tour guide program, but the administration’s justifications for the change in image are paradoxical.
After a recent outbreak of West Nile Virus in nearby chicken flocks that lead to the hospitalization of one Long Beach resident, there has been some concern about the potential impacts of West Nile on the Claremont community. Find out why you shouldn’t be worried.
After two days of deliberations, Pitzer College’s Board of Trustees decided to refrain from divestment, instead opting to set up a “task force” to discuss the school’s overall approach to climate change and action.
KGI has recently formed the Minerva Schools in conjunction with the San Francisco based Minerva Project. Like the rest of the consortium, the Minerva Schools will focus on a broader education style.
“The Syria crisis ensued during my first few days in Washington. The U.S. government was deciding whether to order a military strike on Syria to punish the government for using chemical weapons against its citizens in the civil war. In the morning, I would wake up and watch CNN while I ate breakfast with my roommates.”