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Letters to Freshmen: Broken Plates and Apology Plants

Welcome home! Just two short years ago I was in your shoes. After weeks lurking in the Class of 2016 Facebook group to pick out my future best friends...

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ASCMC Weekly Beat: September 7, 2014

At this week’s meeting of the ASCMC Executive Board, the Board discussed the recent updates regarding events and student activities. Christine Horne...

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Letters to Freshmen: Life in Nonfiction

A few months ago I was asked to write an article about my experiences studying abroad in Prague, and it would be quite the understatement to say that since...

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Letters to Freshmen: Books are the New Netflix

If there’s one thing I’ve definitively learned about myself over the last two years at CMC, it’s that I suck at reading for pleasure....

 

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ASCMC Weekly Beat: September 21, 2014

The September 21 meeting included discussions about the funding request from Harvey Mudd for next week’s Foam Party, equipment management, and this past Friday’s “It’s On Us” campaign. The meeting opened with a debrief of this week’s events. Dorm Events Chair Elaine Sohng ’17 noted that this upcoming Sunday, there be an evening bonfire with snacks. Social Activities Chair Jesse Thomas ’16 reported that Toga Party was generally successful, and Junior...

ASCMC Weekly Beat: September 14, 2014

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The ASCMC Executive Board meeting yesterday evening focused primarily on the implementation of the Social Contract and changes to the Student Judicial Board, both of which are part of an initiative to create a culture of responsibility at CMC. The aspiring freshman class presidents were also...

ASCMC Senate Recap: September 8, 2014

Last night marked the first ASCMC senate of the 2014-2015 academic year. With the Freeberg Forum packed, Vice President Will Su ‘16 addressed the audience and announced his plan for Senate this year. He stressed the autonomy of Senate and many facets that organization has...

ASCMC Weekly Beat: September 7, 2014

At this week’s meeting of the ASCMC Executive Board, the Board discussed the recent updates regarding events and student activities. Christine Horne ’17, the Executive Secretary, reported that the Freshman Class Election will take place on September 24th. Anna Zimmerman...

Why is CMC Promoting Racism and Sexism?

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I’m not going to summarize political scientist Charles Murray’s recent Ath talk here because if I do, the stress will probably give me a heart attack. I will say that during his speech he brought up...

Coming Apart: What Now?

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Charles Murray is the famous, or perhaps infamous, author of several political science books including Coming Apart, a book that explores the growing divide between wealthy and poor Americans, the topic of which was the main focus of his speech at the Athenaeum. Murray opened his speech at the Athenaeum this Wednesday by announcing that he would choose...

It’s Time to Speak Up

When I was admitted to CMC I was obsessed with finding out everything I could before coming on campus.  I spent enormous amounts of time trolling College Prowler and creeping on College Confidential for the inside scoop.  In my research...

For My Benefactor

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 letter writing sessions for the...

Forum Movie Reviews: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

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...

Photo Essay: Freshman Class Dinner

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Last week, the Class of 2018 was introduced to the Athenaeum with the freshman class dinner. The full photo album from the dinner, along with photos from the sophomore class dinner at the Ath, can be...

Why You Should Go to Teal Dot Training

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A few days ago, on September 7th, the entire CMC student body received an email from Dean Eric Vos and the Dean of Students Office encouraging us to participate in the Teal Dot bystander training program...

Letters to Freshmen: Broken Plates and Apology Plants

Welcome home! Just two short years ago I was in your shoes. After weeks lurking in the Class of 2016 Facebook group to pick out my future best friends based on profile pictures, I finally arrived in the...

CMC Updates Maps and Signage Around Campus

Update: The new CMC Board of Trustees Chair, David Mgrublian (who has overseen campus renovations as Chair of the Buildings and Grounds Committee), gave the following comments on the design and installation...