Why the World Should Be Run by Professors

Out of sheer PSSD (post-swim-season disorder), I find myself with a few extra minutes of free time and energy to appreciate the non-water-related things in life. Today, this just so happens to be Claremont professors. First of all, I still cannot help but feel an amalgam of giddiness and grandeur as I turn towards one of my teachers and address them as "Professor". I feel li...
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Professors Test “Positive” on Humanity

If you’re a prospective student, you’re probably spending a lot of time wondering what college will be like. Maybe you’re wondering about your future social life, living away from home, or what clubs or organizations you’ll try/join/hate. As we collegefolk get ready for the spring semester and as you gear up for your college acceptances and decisions, I felt this would be the b...
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Ringing in the New Semester

There are some moments at Pomona that have been truly essential to my experience - moments that cannot be conveyed adequately on any pamphlet or website - and it's those moments that I missed sorely when I was gone. Although I, as many others, arrived to Pomona after an exhausting chain of travels (bus! train! airplane! then MetroLink!), hearing the squeals of excitement as...
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The Epic Economics Study Group

The Quantitative Skills Center provides whiteboards and quiet study space
9:00 p.m. As the minute hand was set to rejoin the number “12” on my watch, I found myself speeding up on my way from the Quantitative Skills Center (QSC) to Carnegie Hall. I was in between my Maths appointment with a QSC tutor and my Macroeconomics Principles Study Group session, which goes from 9:00 till 10:30 on Tuesdays, on a voluntary basis. The night sky looked bea...
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Reminders of Pomona

I subscribe to Rolling Stone magazine. Earlier this month, I received my weekly copy. Interestingly enough, it got me really excited about my return to Pomona. No, I wasn't excited because of Justin Bieber (but let's be honest, who can resist that sensitive stare?). I was excited because it advertised an article about Batman by Jonathan Lethem. For those of you who do...
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