Ten Things to Look Forward to Your First Year at Pomona

Ten things to look forward to in your first year at Pomona College (in no particular order): by Jack Buyske '18 1. Fountaining What is fountaining, you ask? At some point during your first year, your sponsor group will gently lower you (read: drop you) into one of the many beautiful fountains around campus. This is traditionally done at midnight on one’s birthday, but if y...
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A Pig Named Chaos: Surviving The Museum of Death

The afternoon sky was gray and clear as Unpaid Intern pulled our ZipCar off of the 10 onto Hollywood Boulevard. We cruised up to an ivy-colored building and through its rusty gate. The spot next to us was...reserved. We knew we were at the right place. It took months to get the balls, as the youth say, to go to The Museum of Death. From the website, I knew that they played...
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Journal 5- Thanksgiving Break, Movies, Black Friday Shopping

I'd looked forward to this weekend to catch up with old high-school friends who've left to college up in NorCal. Firstly, though, there's family to attend to during Thanksgiving. As I do every year, I had lunch at my grandparents' house, which consists of turkey and some side dishes. Then for dinner there's a deep-fried turkey and shrimp and stuff like that. At about 8:50...
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They Came From Notre Dame

In honor of Pomona launching its own awesome, interactive timeline, I’m going to share with you a timeline of my own. This is the timeline of the visit of my cousin (and best friend) Laura and friend Vincent from Notre Dame. It got awfully confusing to explain them to people, because Vincent and I went to high school together in Washington, and now he’s a sophomore at Notre ...
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