Campus Life

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President Gann at the CMS women's basketball team's Feb. 14 game at Pomona-Pitzer. President Gann cheering on the Athenas

Both Claremont-Mudd-Scripps golf teams came away with first place finishes and individual winners at the SCIAC #2 Golf Tournament April 6-7 at La Purisima Golf Course. For more details on each team's performance, please see stories below.

After a first (but she says certainly not last) “abysmal” grade on a midterm, Laura Renfroe ’14 decided to flee the stress of school and go to the local animal shelter. Playing fetch with a dog named Meatball and holding Kermit the kitten changed her perspective. “It reminded me what was important in life,” she says. “I found myself going back every week or so, and more and more friends tagged along each time.”

John Meany had some great news to share at a meeting on campus the other day. As if he needed the growth in the debate outreach programming he supervises (and he doesn’t, only because the demand is high but manpower is spread thin), his efforts have an even bigger audience now.

In the intensive three-week course “Bread and Circuses in Ancient Rome” (May 22-June 12), CMC Assistant Professor of Roman and late Antique History Shane Bjornlie will explore various categories of Roman culture that defined both private lives and the public image of society.

The crowd was full to overflowing at the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum last night (April 3). They all came to hear author Rebecca Skloot talk about her debut book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, which has been a runaway bestseller on the New York Times bestseller list for more than three years since its publication.

Dear Claremont Colleges Community:

On behalf of the Joint Governance Committee, I joyfully announce that Kevin Mulroy has been appointed to serve as the A.J. McFadden Dean of The Claremont Colleges Library. He begins on July 15.

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