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Annual I-Place Festival

The annual International Festival took place this past Saturday, April 12. With 23 different countries represented at the festival, it proved an exciting,...

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Day Trippin’: DTLA

Downtown L.A. (DTLA) is often overlooked as an L.A. destination, passed over by tourists and locals alike who prefer the beachy environs of Santa Monica,...

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Weekend in Review: April 12-13

Despite the mass exodus to Coachella, this past weekend proved lively for students of the 5Cs. Quite a few exciting cultural and intellectual events took...

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ASCMC Weekly Beat: April 13, 2014

At Sunday’s meeting, the ASCMC Executive Board discussed the past week’s TNC party, on-campus housing resources, the effort in building up the Student...

 

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Inauguration Prize Competition Winners Featured at the Athenaeum

The winning selections from the CMC Inauguration Prize Competition were featured at the Athenaeum this Monday, April 14. The Inauguration Prize Competition was a continuation of the discussions from Inauguration Week in October, when President Hiram Chodosh entered office and led discussions about the themes “Liberal Arts in Action” and “The Art and Science of Decision-Making.” Professor Audrey Bilger chaired the Inauguration Prize Committee, and noted, “The Steering Committee...

Pirate Party Update

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Every Spring at CMC, hundreds of swashbuckling students descend upon Green Beach for a day of merriment and shenanigans.  This festival, which is of course Pirate Party, has been one of CMC’s most cherished traditions, and one that ASCMC is working to maintain. ASCMC has recently confirmed that...

DOS Hiring New Student Life Staff

The Office of the Dean of Students is currently conducting its hiring process for three new positions on campus: Assistant Director of Residential Life, Assistant Dean of Students, and Assistant Director of Student Activities. The process includes interviews with the...

Weekend in Review: April 12-13

Despite the mass exodus to Coachella, this past weekend proved lively for students of the 5Cs. Quite a few exciting cultural and intellectual events took place around the 5Cs. The Claremont Mckenna Model United Nations club held its second annual McKennaMUN conference...

For My Benefactor

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Dear Benefactor, I was going to write you a typical, short-verse thank you note that delivers on all the major points – I am Jack, thanks!, giving is great – which is what I’ve been doing at these...

Forum Movie Reviews: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

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RATING: ★★ (2/4) To be completely forthright, I am probably not the most qualified to review Captain America: The Winter Soldier due to the fact that I never saw the first film, Captain America: The First Avenger. And while we are putting everything on the table, I might as well say that I probably would not have seen this film if it wasn’t for a...

Forum Movie Reviews: Noah

RATING: ★★★ (3/4) Source: IMBD Trying to encapsulate a biblical tale as epic as the story of Noah into a feature-length film is undoubtedly a tall order for any director. However, Darren Aronofsky, who has directed critical successes...

The Responsibility to Inform

Several weeks ago, I attended a discussion about the issue of sexual violence on campus. About 20 students and administrators gathered to share their insights, concerns and suggestions on how we can better address this topic and begin...

The Danger in Believing in “Puck Fomona”

What CMC student hasn’t recently shared a hearty laugh with friends over a joke whose punchline is “Pomona”? It’s common practice at the 5Cs to poke fun at the four schools you don’t attend, and I would argue that this is a harmless...

Inauguration Prize Winner: “Frequent Flier”

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Please enjoy this piece, “Frequent Flier,” by Diana Ciuca ’15. “Frequent Flier” was recently one of the winners of the Inauguration Prize Competition. Diana says about her...

Inauguration Prize Competition Winners Featured at the Athenaeum

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The winning selections from the CMC Inauguration Prize Competition were featured at the Athenaeum this Monday, April 14. The Inauguration Prize Competition was a continuation of the discussions from Inauguration...

Claremont Adventures: The SoCal College Community

Although CMC students rarely go into L.A. to visit the city, they will often travel to other campuses to visit friends from home. The Claremont bubble often causes us to forget that we are surrounded by...

Annual I-Place Festival

The annual International Festival took place this past Saturday, April 12. With 23 different countries represented at the festival, it proved an exciting, enticing, and educational event. The students...