Opinion

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, which is that poor people, especially people of color, are genetically...

By: Liat Kaplan | Apr 24, 2014

Charles Murray is the famous, or perhaps infamous, author of several political science books including Coming Apart, a book that explores the growing...

By: Hannah Bottum | Apr 24, 2014

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...

By: Clancy Tripp | Apr 23, 2014

Dear Benefactor, I was going to write you a typical, short-verse thank you note that delivers on all the major points – I am Jack, thanks!, giving is...

By: Jack Houghteling | Apr 09, 2014

RATING: ★★ (2/4) To be completely forthright, I am probably not the most qualified to review Captain America: The Winter Soldier due to the fact that...

By: Harry Arnold | Apr 08, 2014

RATING: ★★★ (3/4) Source: IMBD Trying to encapsulate a biblical tale as epic as the story of Noah into a feature-length film is undoubtedly a tall...

By: Harry Arnold | Mar 31, 2014

Several weeks ago, I attended a discussion about the issue of sexual violence on campus. About 20 students and administrators gathered to share their insights,...

By: Tyler Sonnemaker | Mar 27, 2014

What CMC student hasn’t recently shared a hearty laugh with friends over a joke whose punchline is “Pomona”? It’s common practice at the 5Cs to...

By: Alice Bishop | Mar 27, 2014

“Sexual assault /misconduct report notifications are released by Claremont McKenna College when certain crimes are reported on or near campus property…” If...

By: Hannah Dunham | Mar 25, 2014

RATING: ★★½ (2.5/4) The 2006 film 300 was an instant classic that captivated audiences across the globe. The film that ignited the Hollywood career...

By: Harry Arnold | Mar 11, 2014