Opinion

Opinion

Classical Composition and Creativity at CMC

'Gesamtkunstwerk,' a term inspired by the German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer, refers to the total embodiment of dynamic human experience in a singular body of...

How to Avoid Gaining the Freshman 15

When the reading assignments pile up, or when Roberts Pavilion seems like too much of a trek, what can you possibly do to make...

The Ath Review: Jeffrey Toobin, Jan. 25, 2018

“Cases and Controversies: Pivotal Legal Questions of Our Times” Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 As the senior legal analyst for CNN, staff writer for The New...

Is CMC Truly Diverse if it Only Employs One Black Professor?

Lack of diversity negatively impacts everyone, not just underrepresented communities. Exposing people to multiple perspectives, backgrounds, and narratives is the centerpiece of higher education,...

High Heels and Fishnets as Historical Discourse: Art Across the 5C’s...

As a student at CMC, I often forget about the importance of art. Whenever I say that I’ve never taken an Econ class before...

Contextualizing Care: A Call to Remember the CARE Center’s History

So, you know the CARE Center, right? You probably know that it is located on the second floor of Heggblade, above the Dean of...

Peeping Through the Hole: Student Perspectives on Sex Week

Photo by Rachel Keady '21 “I’m a kinky kinky person. I like a lot of things,” pleasure professional, sex educator, and LGBTQIA activist Mia Li...

2017 Fall Preview Conceals the Truth About Campus Culture

For the past five years, Claremont McKenna College has invited approximately 30 high school seniors for a four-day long preview program taking place in...

Why CMC Should Push Back Extracurricular Application Deadlines, from a First...

Claremont McKenna College has 11 research institutes, 21 sports teams, 50+ clubs, many on-campus jobs, and other endless opportunities for the student body to...

What a College Degree Means to Me

During the three months before I entered university, many people asked me things like: “What major have you decided on?”, “Do you know the classes...