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Novel coronavirus infects sports: recently begun practices include novel routines

Cross-country coach Brittany Carvalho takes a runner's temperature as a part of mandatory, daily health screenings done on each athlete.
November 16, 2020

Although the first chance for academic life in Claremont to return to some semblance of normalcy is February, the possibility for a somewhat typical routine is far greater for athletics. At the moment,...

Dual Perspectives: Should students download TikTok?

Dual Perspectives: Should students download TikTok?
November 16, 2020

Yes (Meghan Mason): One TikTok, indivisible, with Charli D'Amelio for all Two eyes and lips, superimposed onto a grocery store shelf of vegetables, mournfully look into the screen. “You love the idea...

Students poll in on the 2020 Presidential Election

Students poll in on the 2020 Presidential Election
November 16, 2020

On Nov. 3, millions of Americans were glued to their televisions as they anxiously awaited the results of the 2020 presidential election. Americans on both ends of the political spectrum were on the edges...

Letter to the Editor: Thanksgiving announces move to May; justifies early Christmas decorations (satire)

Letter to the Editor: Thanksgiving announces move to May; justifies early Christmas decorations (satire)
November 16, 2020

Earlier today, Thanksgiving held a press conference to announce his retirement from the month of November, thinking first of his family: “The move to May will be hard on the entire family. The kids have...

From Bellinger to Betts: how the Dodgers broke out of their World Series blues

November 16, 2020

“High fly ball into right field. She is … gone!” baseball commentator Vin Scully said, tracing the trajectory of Kirk Gibson’s 1988 game-winning home run. 17 years after the Dodger’s famous...

A critique of political theater and neoliberal ideology

October 26, 2020

Donald Trump can not be voted out of existence. He is your neighbor with an American flag on their truck, he is your employer who thinks Blue Lives Matter, he is Joe Biden. He is corporatism, he is...

It’s time to terminate lifetime Supreme Court appointments

October 26, 2020

The Supreme Court, the highest court in the land, is the protector of the Constitution and interprets if laws follow it. There are nine seats on the Supreme court and the justices who sit in them serve...

Yes on Proposition 18 ought to be a no-brainer

October 26, 2020

Democracy and voting are two halves of the same whole, and without one, we can’t have the other. “Democracy” comes from the Greek roots of demos (people) and kratos (power). And while kratos is omnipresent...

Claremont performing arts programs transition to Zoom

October 26, 2020

Shafts of gray light shine through the windows of empty spaces, illuminating the ghosts of performances past: lively comedians in red and blue attire, rowdy trumpeters and saxophone players, high schoolers...

Is it time for a new approach to American education? The New York Times thinks so.

Is it time for a new approach to American education? The New York Times thinks so.
October 26, 2020

Parents everywhere can agree that quality education is of the utmost importance to their child. Everyone can agree on that, however as much agreement as there is on making sure a child’s education is...

Soccer player DeMott and golfer Reis navigate the altered terrain of athletic recruiting

Soccer player DeMott and golfer Reis navigate the altered terrain of athletic recruiting
October 26, 2020

Every year, college sports teams look at the most talented high school athletes in the country and try to recruit them. Many high school athletes, especially seniors, give it their all to make a lasting...

In Control with Charlie Warren: Among Friends

In Control with Charlie Warren: Among Friends
October 5, 2020

I have seen a lot of wellness messages recently talking about how social distancing doesn’t equate to distancing yourself from any form of a social life. I appreciate the sentiment behind the message,...

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