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Claremont Independent | April 19, 2014

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Boycotting Israeli Academics? A Response to TSL

March 10, 2014 | 1

The American Studies Association (ASA), a scholarly group that publishes American Quarterly, announced in a statement Dec. 16 that it “endorses and will honor the call of Palestinian civil society for a boycott of Israeli academic institutions. It is also … Read More

Going Postal

March 10, 2014 | 9

The United States Postal Service (USPS) posted an improvement in its first quarter fiscal numbers this year – by posting a $354 million deficit. This number is an improvement because, a year ago, the USPS posted a $1.3 billion loss … Read More

2014: Year of the Elephant

March 9, 2014 | 4

In a recent Super Bowl Sunday interview with Fox News Channel’s Bill O’Reilly, President Obama essentially proclaimed that he was no more liberal than President Richard Nixon. Although such a comparison should be left to the historians, it appears Nixon … Read More

CI Staff Oscar Predictions

March 2, 2014 |

Movie stars, directors, and producers enter Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre tonight in hopes of securing one of the few golden statuettes affectionately known as “Oscar.” The 86th Academy Awards will invoke both enchantment and contempt from movie aficionados everywhere, as legendary … Read More

Externalizing Risk Over Common Sense: CMC DOS’ Shifting Priorities

February 22, 2014 |

“I’m going to move off-campus next year because, before you know it, this campus is going to be completely dry.”

This sort of talk, which was unthinkable even a few short years ago, has become common at Claremont McKenna College, … Read More

Why Conservatives Should Support Teach For America

January 6, 2014 |

With the Teach For America (TFA) January application deadline fast approaching, dozens of students across the Claremont Colleges are no doubt considering whether or not they want to have a role in TFA’s continuing mission of closing the “education gap.”

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