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ASCMC Weekly Beat: October 12, 2014

At this week’s meeting, the ASCMC Executive Board welcomed its new member, a Presidential Advisor to replace the spot vacated by Shannon Miller, reviewed...

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Hult Prize Competition to Come to CMC

The Hult Prize Competition is a global competition that challenges students across the world to solve some of the toughest problems facing our world today....

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Budget Cuts for Harwood Halloween Mean Limited Entries

Harwood Halloween, one of the most anticipated 5C parties, is facing budget cuts this year. Samuel Crawford PO ’16 is a member of the Pomona Events...

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Havana Nights – Monte Carlo 2014 Preview

Monte Carlo, the first major ticketed event of the year at the 5Cs, will take place on Oct. 11 in Flamson Plaza. The event will feature a Havana Night...

 

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Sophie Galant ’15 Appointed New ASCMC Presidential Advisor

Sophie Galant, CMC ’15 ASCMC President Ben Tillotson ’15 has appointed Sophie Galant ’15 as one of the two Presidential Advisors on the ASCMC Executive Board. Galant, a senior, is replacing Shannon Miller ’16. Tillotson announced Miller’s resignation at the Board’s September 28 meeting, explaining that she chose to resign in order to take on more responsibility at the Forum and eliminate the risk of conflicts of interest that could arise if she remained on ASCMC’s...

ASCMC Weekly Beat: October 12, 2014

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At this week’s meeting, the ASCMC Executive Board welcomed its new member, a Presidential Advisor to replace the spot vacated by Shannon Miller, reviewed the updates from Senate and recapped Monte Carlo. ASCMC President Ben Tillotson ’15 opened the meeting by welcoming Sophie Galant ‘15, the...

Hult Prize Competition to Come to CMC

The Hult Prize Competition is a global competition that challenges students across the world to solve some of the toughest problems facing our world today. The Hult Prize Global Champion team (consisting of 3-5 members) will be awarded one million dollars, and the...

Budget Cuts for Harwood Halloween Mean Limited Entries

Harwood Halloween, one of the most anticipated 5C parties, is facing budget cuts this year. Samuel Crawford PO ’16 is a member of the Pomona Events Committee that is responsible for planning Harwood. Crawford said that the budget was cut  in half  when the...

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...

Fall Break in Claremont: How to Make Everyone Wish They Had Stayed

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As much as I begged my parents, making the 2,500+ mile journey back to New York wasn’t an option for fall break. Although I originally thought I would be amongst the very few staying in Claremont, I...

Letters to Home: Bursting the Bubble

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I am sitting atop a three-rung marble staircase, leaning against an intricately corrugated base that supports a formidable bronze statue. The sculpture depicts a man of importance: his attire is stately,...

Sexual Assault at CMC: The Process and the Aftermath

Here’s what happens if you choose to report an assault at CMC: Report assault or misconduct to an RA Report it to Camp Sec and a Dean Meet with a Dean and decide if you want to have confidentiality...

PHOTOS: Monte Carlo 2014 Havana Nights

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