Opinion

Opinion

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...

Elephants on Campus

This past semester has been a difficult and tumultuous one at the Claremont Colleges. Three of the five colleges tragically lost students; four of...

Lessons From My Classmates

This speech was delivered at the 70th Annual Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2017 on May 13th, 2017. Thank You, President Chodosh. Thank you...

How Money Divides Us

This February, Bhavika Anandpura ‘19 wrote a brilliant article for The Forum revealing the socioeconomic makeup of the Claremont McKenna student body. The article...