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Victoria Beckham turned to social media this past Sunday to rally support for her clothing auction on Wednesday, Aug. 20. Victoria Beckham turned to social media this past Sunday to rally support for her clothing auction on Wednesday, Aug. 20.

 

Professor Audrey Bilger Professor Audrey Bilger

Pema Donyo

It might have been a case of freshman shyness, or not wanting to jinx any chance her first novel could go to print, but Pema Donyo ’17 worked quietly–– dare we say covertly?–– on the publishing galleys of her debut novel (The Innocent Assassins, Astraea Press) over the course of her freshman y

Langdon Elsbree, on a 1930s vintage Farmall tractor, during a 16-mile hike of the Virgin River Narrows in Zion Park, Utah, in October 1970; "The hike was glorious, the leaves and canyon walls spectacular, the weather perfect, and Langdon an affable c

Longtime Claremont McKenna Professor Langdon Elsbree, who continued teaching part-time at the College beyond his official 34 years on the faculty, died early Saturday morning, June 21, at the age of 84, two days before his 85th birthday.

A public memorial service honoring Elsbree ("A Celebration of Life") has been set for 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23 in Manor Hall at Claremont Manor, 650 Harrison Ave., Claremont. Parking is available at The Claremont Friends Meetinghouse, across the street: 727 Harrison Ave.

Max Zipperman '14 (left) Max Zipperman '14 (left)

There’s only music and no words, but you can catch a glimpse of CMC’s Max Zipperman being interviewed briefly by Rio Web TV. He comes in at about 37 seconds.

Professor Ralph Rossum Professor Ralph Rossum

 

From left: CEO of Fonderie 47 and Liberty United Peter Thum '90, actress Abigail Breslin, HKI president & CEO Kathy Spahn, and Claremont McKenna Trustee Douglas Peterson '80 P'14 P'15; inset photo: Spahn with Ernie Iseminger, Claremont McKenna vice p

A number of CMCers were in New York at the end of May to attend a Spirit of Helen Keller Gala, which raised approximately $1 million dollars for the nonprofit’s global, life-saving work in preventing blindness and malnutrition.

Athenaeum Fellows Shannon Miller and Dante Toppo

Shannon Miller ’16 and Dante Toppo ’15, new Ath Fellows (2014-15) for the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, are going to have fun with their responsibilities this year. In fact, they’re a laugh a minute.

Sophomore Miller is from Berkeley, Calif. “Think rich people, liberals, protests, and Peet’s Coffee & Tea on every corner,” she says. Her major is Philosophy, Politics and Economics and she has big plans after graduation.

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