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Freshmen

Freshmen Class President Candidate Statements

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Photo Essay: Freshman Class Dinner

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...

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...

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...

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....

Letters to Freshmen: Confessions of a White Rapper

I'm a goofy white kid from Connecticut, I hover somewhere between shy and brash, depending on the context, and for a while, there were...

Letters to Freshmen: Don’t Listen, Live With Your Best Friend

After boarding school, sleepaway camp, and college I have had my fair share of housing woes. I have had the last room draw number...

Letters to Freshmen: Get Messy

Madeline Hall is a Senior and the Vice President of the Associated Students of Claremont McKenna College.Dearest Freshmen,Letters to freshmen are supposed to give...

Letters to Freshmen: Love Thy Neighbor

Alexandra Cooke, known around campus as A.Cooke, is a senior and the current RA of Phillips Hall. She enjoys country music, Pinterest, watching the...

Letters to Freshmen: Tips Worth the Freshman Fifteen

It is inevitable, as an incoming freshman, to have fears concerning college—from making friends, to finding a major, to getting good grades, and finally,...