Athenaeum

It was a homecoming of sorts at the Athenaeum for Steve Bullock ’88, Governor of Montana and a Politics Philosophy Economics major during his days at CMC.

“Thirty years ago this past fall is when I first walked onto this campus,” he told attendees at an Ath presentation this week that he whimsically named: “How to Get a Job like Mine (and would you really want it?)”

The revolutionary changes of the 1990s -- the collapse of the Berlin Wall, the Polish Solidarity movement's sweeping influence across the Soviet bloc -- are far from secure today, Adam Michnik told a large audience Tuesday night in the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum.

Mussorgsky, Mt. Baldy, childhood memories — a new mural by acclaimed artist Mary Weatherford captures a range of her emotions and reactions, especially her responses to Claremont's landscape and environment.

Janet Mock Janet Mock

Janet Mock author of Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More, and transgender woman of color, spoke to an overflow crowd last week at the Athenaeum.

220px-Lech_Walesa_-_2009 Lech Walesa in 2009

FIRST LADY(head shot)Priya Junnar will lead the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum for the 2014-15 season. She replaces long-time Athenaeum director Bonnie Snortum, who retired this year.

 

Charlotte Bailey '16/Photo credit: Tricia Wang '15 Charlotte Bailey '16/Photo credit: Tricia Wang '15

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