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Obama's Hawaiian Marine Preserve: Massive Potential, Monumental Challenges

The Conversation US | Posted 08.31.2016 | Green
The Conversation US

By Char Miller, Pomona College The endangered Hawaiian monk seal is one of the 7,000 species that gained a measure of protection.U.S. Fish and Wildlif...

Student Deals With Breakup In A Way Only A Boss Lady Could

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.21.2016 | Good News

Heartbreak has never been quite so ... lighthearted. Naya Stephenson had been dating Shayok, a fellow student at Pomona College in California, for ab...

The 'Heartbreaking' Messages From 9-Year-Olds In The Age Of Trump

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.01.2016 | College

Graduates of Pomona College in Southern California recently learned some lessons during their commencement -- many of them inspired by 9-year-olds. De...

What Three College Presidents Learned From Campus Racism Protests

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.04.2016 | College

College presidents can't solve all of society's problems, but they do have a responsibility to join student activists in efforts to address systemic r...

College at Its Best (Hint: Small and Real)

John Seery | Posted 10.21.2016 | College
John Seery

Stepping onto their college campuses as frosh, they know to run their paper drafts through computerized spell checks and grammar checks before turning them in to the professor. But they still can't write. Why?

When Colleges Threaten To Punish Students Who Report Sexual Violence

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.09.2015 | College

A neighbor overheard Vanessa and her boyfriend shouting and the sound of something -- her body, it turns out -- hitting the dorm room wall one night i...

But I Was Lucky: It Wasn't Rape

Yenli Wong | Posted 05.15.2016 | College
Yenli Wong

Rape does not occur in a vacuum -- there are many types of sexual violence and colleges need to take all of them seriously.

The End of College? (or Maybe Just the End of Kevin Carey's Career)

John Seery | Posted 06.30.2015 | College
John Seery

Everything will, instead, be online. Education will be free. It will be worldwide. It will be accessible. It will be meritocratic. Gone will be professors. Gone will be PhD degrees. Gone will be Harvard. Carey now knows The Secret of Education.

Midnight Vistas: Afrofuturism Is for All of Us

Darryl Smith | Posted 11.19.2014 | Black Voices
Darryl Smith

In February 2015, the first-of-its-kind Afrofuturism conference, Midnight Vistas, will bring together artists, writers, scholars and activists from across the United States - and throughout the world - to convene.

These Are The Top Colleges In 2014

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 07.30.2014 | College

Everybody loves a good ol' college ranking. On Wednesday, Forbes released a list of the best colleges in America in 2014. But Forbes emphasizes wha...

Tyler Kingkade

Colleges Push Back On Surveys That Could Shed New Light On Sexual Assault | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.29.2014 | College

A key proposal pushed by the White House and members of Congress to address college sexual assault has plenty of support among survivors, their advoca...

The Top 10 Wired Colleges

Unigo | Posted 11.06.2012 | College

Do you need access to Facebook and Twitter at all times? Whenever you walk into a room are you instantly scouring for outlets and checking for a wifi...

Turning Oppression into Power

Laura E. Enriquez | Posted 06.04.2012 | Latino Voices
Laura E. Enriquez

What draws this community together? Why hasn't the undocumented student community been able to draw such a large and diverse group of supporters to events?

For Cesar Chavez Day, Can Pomona College Give Peace a Chance? Si, Se puede!

María Elena Durazo | Posted 05.31.2012 | Latino Voices
María Elena Durazo

The fight for a union at Pomona's dining hall continues, and unfortunately, so does the Pomona Administration's opposition.

Immigration Reform and Unionization; Dining Hall Workers Seek Justice For All Workers

Fernando Romero | Posted 04.25.2012 | Latino Voices
Fernando Romero

The struggles of the dining hall workers at Pomona College speak to something bigger than unionization: immigration and unionizing inhabit the same realm, both in terms of class struggles and the recognition by employers of worker's rights.

Pomona Firings Show the Paradox of Immigrant Labor Organizing

Nathan Robinson | Posted 04.10.2012 | College
Nathan Robinson

Fixing immigration and fixing labor are inseparable. Immigration reform could give increasing freedom to workers to organize without fear, but without vigorous protections on organizing, employers still hold all the cards.

PLAN ForYourArt: October 6-12

Bettina Korek | Posted 12.07.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

In the late 1950s and early 1960s, Larry Bell, Billy Al Bengston, and Betye Saar were emerging L.A. artists, and the Natural History Museum exhibited the work of all three.

Sam Maloof: Surrounded by Friends

John Seed | Posted 11.26.2011 | Arts
John Seed

"The House That Sam Built," an exhibition now on view at the Boone Gallery of the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Mar...

The 13 Colleges With The Best Financial Aid

Posted 10.14.2011 | College

As college tuition rapidly becomes more expensive, a good financial aid package is an imperative part of the collegiate decision making process. ...

Jonathan Lethem, Brooklyn Novelist, Moving To California

New York Post | JEREMY OLSHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The author of "Motherless Brooklyn" and "Fortress of Solitude," who found inspiration in the Boerum Hill neighborhood where he was raised -- and still...

Mistreated Dining Hall Workers at Pomona College Demand Unionization Rights

Nathan Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Nathan Robinson

The Pomona workers' unionization attempt is bold and promising, but without public and political support, it may merely be one more tragic portion of America's brutal labor history.

Liberal Arts Education: From Clubbiness to Cosmopolitanism

Michael Roth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Roth

Liberal arts colleges and universities promote community, and their educational offerings resist premature specialization. But how relevant are these schools today?