Life

Life

Senior Reflection: Coming to a Close

I've just graduated from CMC. The thought of no longer being a student is surreal. College has been an unexpectedly beautiful journey but also a...

CMC’s Presidents and Our Evolving Mission

At CMC, we pride ourselves on being a college rooted in tradition. Particularly in our liberal arts approach to learning with a twist that...

Photo Essay: Mistletoe Rock ’16

CMC Decks the Halls every December with our classic holiday party, Mistletoe Rock.  With a tall and beautifully decorated Christmas tree, lights hanging from...

A History of CMC’s Institutes

One of CMC’s defining features is the opportunity for students to engage in undergraduate research through many of the on-campus institutes and centers. Each...

40 Years Later: Co-Ed Integration at CMC

2016 marks the 40th year that Claremont McKenna College became coeducational. When the announcement was first made, the response was ambivalent. The Claremont Collegian,...

Letters to Home: It’s a Great Big ‘Hygge’ World Out There

Just because giving thanks doesn’t have its own holiday adorned with turkey, American football, and a 5 pm nap, it doesn’t mean that the...

Letters to Home: “Shikata Ga Nai”

When I arrived in early September, Tokyo was hot as hell. The humidity induced a kind of vertigo, which was not easily assuaged by...

Laemmle Spotlight: Loving

Loving, directed by Jeff Nichols. PG-13, 123 minutes. Showtimes at the Laemmle Theatre in the Village can be found here: http://www.laemmle.com/theaters/17Jeff Nichols’ film Loving...

Letter to Freshmen: What CMC Can Learn From Winnie the Pooh?

Remember the childhood story of Winnie the Pooh? I wish I had remembered its message during my freshman year. Thanks to a discussion in a philosophy...

Women at CMC Over the Years

Lately, I’ve been wondering what my place at CMC is as a woman. From our namesake originally as Claremont Men’s College to our institutional...