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Janet Mock Teaches Us How to Bring the Margins to Center

On Monday, September 15, the CMC Athenaeum brought Janet Mock as their first speaker to a fully reserved dinner and a long line of students hoping to...

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ASCMC Resolution on Social Responsibility

Reprinted on the Forum with ASCMC’s permission. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the Forum staff or editorial board. Many...

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2018 Freshman Class President Election Results

On Wednesday, September 24th, ASCMC released the results of its Class of 2018 Presidential Election. Beating out 9 other contestants, the election was...

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Letters to Freshmen: Love Yourself

“I was drowning in a sea of chiseled abs and perfect bikini bodies.” That is how I felt throughout my freshman year at CMC. Scratch that. That is how...

 

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ASCMC Weekly Beat: September 29, 2014

At the Exec Board meeting this Sunday, the board began by swearing in the new Freshman Class President Reid Dickerson ’18. Upcoming events that were noted included the Cold War Hub Quiz this Friday, as well as a s’mores snack this Sunday. Social Activities Chair Jessie Thomas ’16 also discussed plans for a CMC Halloween party. Pomona’s Harwood Halloween party will be limited to 200 students per school, and attending students must purchase tickets. As such, Thomas and the administration...

Professor Pitney Illuminates Midterm Elections at the Ath

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With the latest round of midterm elections taking place on November 4 around the country, there is perhaps nobody better suited to illuminate what we can expect to see than CMC’s own John J. Pitney, Roy P. Crocker Professor of American Politics. In preparation of the latest round of House and...

2018 Freshman Class President Election Results

On Wednesday, September 24th, ASCMC released the results of its Class of 2018 Presidential Election. Beating out 9 other contestants, the election was won by Reid Dickerson. Reid ran on a platform of sponsoring freshman class snacks Monday through Friday, planning CMC-5C...

Sophomore Leadership Experience (SLE) Recap

Every year, the Kravis Leadership Institute hosts the Sophomore Leadership Experience (SLE). On September 12-14, approximately 100 members of the Class of 2017 participated in the event. This is the first time that the program has taken place during the school year;...

Janet Mock Teaches Us How to Bring the Margins to Center

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On Monday, September 15, the CMC Athenaeum brought Janet Mock as their first speaker to a fully reserved dinner and a long line of students hoping to hear the talk. As a trans woman of color, Janet Mock...

ASCMC Resolution on Social Responsibility

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Reprinted on the Forum with ASCMC’s permission. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the Forum staff or editorial board. Many of the freedoms that we enjoy on campus are privileges that nearly every other college administration in the nation has taken away from their students. The difference between CMC and other institutions,...

Why is CMC Promoting Racism and Sexism?

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 one of his more famous arguments,...

Coming Apart: What Now?

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...

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...

Letters to Freshmen: Starting Over

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Dear freshmen, In some ways, I feel like I’m back in your situation this semester. I know the struggle—you’re starting a new year in a new place, your old friends have split up and spread...

Professor Ward Elliott Conducts 40-Year Survey on Political Attitudes

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Over the course of 40 years, Claremont McKenna Professor Emeritus Ward Elliott and his American Government students conducted a survey of the political attitudes of students and faculty at some of the...

Anis Mojgani and the Budding CMC Art Scene

When I came to CMC four years ago, I was a closeted dancer and poet. CMC didn’t seem like the place to explore my artistic side; whenever I’d ask about a dance team or writing club on campus, I’d...

Professor Pitney Illuminates Midterm Elections at the Ath

With the latest round of midterm elections taking place on November 4 around the country, there is perhaps nobody better suited to illuminate what we can expect to see than CMC’s own John J. Pitney,...