Freshmen

Freshmen

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...

Senate Funds Three Requests, Recaps Budget, and Shows Appreciation for Staff

Senate met for the last time this semester to recap the work of different committees and approve funding requests. Senate funded $400 to the African...

How To Have Fun Completing your PE Credits, Army-Style

I am not in the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) program, but on a whim, I chose to take Army Physical Training (MSL 099...

The Claremont Way: An Exposé of Claremont’s Coolest Transportation Methods

Students across the 5Cs are always on the move, trying to quickly get from one place to another. What is unique, however, is that...

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...

Letters from First Years to First Years: “Impostor Syndrome”

Dear First Years, I’ve now been at CMC for a month and a half. I can still vividly remember the very first day I spent...

Letters to First Years: You Don’t Need This Letter

Congrats, Class of 2021! You made it to your fourth week of college. Take a deep breath, and give yourself a pat on the...

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...

Course Registration Tips

Stephanie Mace, Senior, Life Editor So its 2:44 pm and you’re eagerly anticipating your 2:45 registration time. You’ve already determined which courses you want, strategically...

Letter to Freshmen: The CMC Citizen

Dear New Athenas and Stags: As the cost of college continues to rise, especially here at CMC, you will probably hear more and more about...