For the second-straight year, all four winter sports teams for Claremont-Mudd-Scripps have each won their respective Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) championship, to earn a clean sweep in the winter sports at the conference level. The conference’s four winter sports offered which CMS competes in are women’s swimming & diving, men’s swimming & diving, men’s basketball and women’s basketball.
Matt Edwards has been selected as the sixth head coach in the 46-season history of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s soccer program, CMS Director of Athletics Michael Sutton, the William B. Arce Professor and George R. Roberts Fellow for Claremont McKenna College announced on Jan. 13. Edwards takes over a CMS program that is coming off a 9-7-1 season in 2014 and that has won four SCIAC Postseason Tournament championships and made four appearances in the NCAA Division III championships in the last six seasons. He begins his head coaching duties with CMS at the beginning of February.
Harry V. Jaffa, a preeminent professor of political philosophy whose views contributed to CMC's early identity as a bastion of conservatism on the West Coast, passed away last week, on January 10 at Pomona Valley Hospital. He was 96.
Rita Gilles '15 provided the following update on Jan. 22:
We're up to 16 mile runs on the training plan. We have over 30 students already registered to run. We hold yoga classes every Sunday evening, thanks to talented yoga-certified Kosta Psaltis '15. And we could not be more excited for race day to arrive! Below are a few quotes from CMC runners, because they say it better than we ever could.
CLAREMONT, Calif. – During halftime of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team’s Homecoming Game on Saturday, Oct. 11 against La Verne, CMS Director of Athletics Mike Sutton '76 will present the new rivalry trophy that will be given annually to the winner of the football game between CMS and Pomona-Pitzer. The new trophy replaces the Peace Pipe, which had been exchanged between the Stags and Sagehens since 1959 and was retired in November of 2013, prior to the annual rivalry game.
Claremont McKenna has launched a new interactive campus map accessible online through its website. The map can be viewed online at http://cmc.edu/map/. It allows students and visitors to easily navigate and find information about the College’s grounds, buildings and amenities. The online tool also allows prospective students and others to tour the campus from anywhere in the world.
The annual celebration of Donald McKenna's birthday, the Tartan Snack, will be held Friday, Oct. 10, from 10:30 to 11:30 p.m. in Collins Dining Hall.