Life

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 out to colleges around the country, and it’s time for you to start over and build up a new group,...

By: Shannon Miller | Sep 30, 2014

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

By: Alice Bishop | Sep 29, 2014

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...

By: West Lalanne | Sep 29, 2014

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...

By: Griffin Ferre | Sep 26, 2014

“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...

By: Mohammad Abdul-Rahim | Sep 24, 2014

As most Claremont students probably already know, California is in a major drought. But it isn’t just California. In fact, the Western Coast of North...

By: Tim Storer | Sep 24, 2014

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...

By: Shannon Miller | Sep 22, 2014

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...

By: Anoush Baghdassarian | Sep 10, 2014

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...

By: Kari Linder | Sep 09, 2014

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

By: Tyler Sonnemaker | May 18, 2014