Athenaeum

President Emeritus Jack Stark

By Jack L. Stark '57 GP'11

You didn’t conduct business deals in The California Club dining room. That was the rule.

But that didn’t mean that you couldn’t take someone there and talk about business over a nice lunch. You just had to finish the actual deal somewhere else.

I liked the Club, and it seemed like a good, pleasant place to have lunch with Marian Miner Cook and talk to her about an important CMC campaign: a new home for our Athenaeum.

Montana Governor Steve Bullock

 

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?)”

Adam Michnik discusses the political climate in Eastern Europe with a large Athenaeum group

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.

 

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