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The Center for Writing and Public Discourse is sponsoring a workshop for faculty and staff on writing the 800-word essay with journalist Jennifer Mattson on Friday, February 22, from 9-11 a.m. in Roberts South 103.

Sharon Olds at athenaeumOne of contemporary poetry’s leading voices, Sharon Olds, gave a reading of her work at the Athenaeum on Monday, Feb. 11.

George R. RobertsClaremont McKenna College has announced that Trustee and financier George R.

Book cover of See Now ThenDon’t let the lulling rhythms of the prose or the idyllic setting of See Now Then, Jamaica Kinca

Book Cover of One Goal One Goal was published in November 2012 by Burn Magazine.

Something different happened recently at the Athenaeum. The venue, which has hosted political heavy-hitters, literary lights, and distinguished men and women from all over the world, was rocking in rhythm.

Renaissance Weekend Graphic “What did you do—I mean, you must’ve done something to get invited to this thing?” asked the airport shuttle driver transporting me to the 2000 New Year’s Renaissance Weekend policy wonk retreat at Hilton Head.

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Prof. Audrey Bilger Join professors Audrey Bilger (pictured) and Lisa Cody for birthday cake at the Ath (Freeberg room) on Monday, Jan. 28, from 3-5 p.m., honoring the 200th anniversary of Pride and Prejudice. Guests are invited to bring copies of the book and share favorite passages.


Claremont’s eclectic A cappella singing group performed for the Board of Trustees dinner as they welcomed President-elect Chodosh last week. Their soul-pleasing sound enchanted the audience as they sung through a set list that included I Won't Give Up and You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch.