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  1. Westmont Advances in National RankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Noozhawk

    ... recognition of our academic quality." The Full List of Forbes' Top Colleges 2015 ranks Westmont No. 176. With Pomona College in Claremont as No. 1 in California and Stanford at No. 2, Westmont is No. 22 in California. The Princeton Review has ...

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  2. Brian Tucker of GeoHazards International works to save lives in developing countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | InMenlo.com

    ... progress." Brian grew up in earthquake country himself, being raised in Southern California and attending Pomona College. He was pursuing oceanography at Scripps when a "charismatic professor" got him interested in earth science. Soon after ...

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  3. New site saves student sexual assault reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Boston.com

    ... now, Callisto is only being used by two colleges in its pilot programs: the University of San Francisco and Pomona College. But the developers hope it will expand to more universities, and even address workplace sexual harassment or sexual assault ...

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  4. Healthcare Tech Company Provides New Moms with Personalized CareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Black Enterprise

    ... and after college didn't pay well, but because I had the privilege of receiving a full scholarship to attend Pomona College for my bachelor's degree, I could afford to take on these kinds of jobs. Before Mahmee became a tech company, it was just a ...

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  5. Scripps, Pomona colleges implement water-saving measuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    ... affairs. In the Claremont Colleges - a consortium of five undergraduate and two graduate institutions - Pomona College has also made landscaping changes. Pomona removed 140,000 square feet of turf over the summer and has to replace it with ...

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  6. Private school boys soccer preview | Jacob nearing rarefied air for Norfolk AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... several Ivy League soccer programs. However, the front runner for Jacob's college choices is Division III Pomona College of California, the top-ranked undergraduate college in the nation by Forbes. "Since the Ivy League is Division I, there is a ton ...

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  7. PS Business Park Appoints New PresidentRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | San Fernando Business Journal

    ... its chief executive officer since 2003. Hawthorne joined the company in an administrative role shortly out of Pomona College and has served 30 years in various management positions. She relocated from Southern California to Washington, D.C. where ...

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  8. Plymouth Teen Choice Award Winner's Activism Started with a Girl Scout CookieRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Patch.com

    ... cookies. Madison Vorva, a junior majoring in public policy with a concentration in environmental economics at Pomona College in Claremont, CA, lobbied the Scouting organization to commit to using deforestation-free palm oil in its cookies, according ...

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  9. Homeless folks were handled differently long agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    ... here soon,” noted the Report on Jan. 19. FOR HIS ONE dramatic shot on the basketball court in 1922, Pomona College center DeForest Home would surely have been on Sports Center's top 10 plays of the day - except there was no ESPN in those days ...

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  10. Pomona's museum location causes town-and-gown frictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Claremont Courier

    Initial steps are being taken toward what Pomona College President David Oxtoby said has been a decade in the works. The college recently released concept drawings for the Pomona College Museum of Art.

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  11. When Claremont went co-ed, women got Mena s College diplomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    ... has laid claim to Second Saturdays with its own art walk since 1998; the next one is Sept. 12.) • Pomona College junior Madison Vorva was among a group of young activists honored Sunday at the Teen Choice Awards, aired nationally on Fox, for ...

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  12. Usc Football History: 100 Years Before Reggie Bush, There Were the Caley BrothersRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Conquest Chronicles

    ... the SIAA (a mix of modern SEC, ACC, and Big 12 teams), they needed to find a way to beat their rivals from Pomona College. In the early 1900's, USC vs Pomona was consistently the biggest football game of the year, and USC entered the 1902 season ...

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  13. The Most Absurd Article About Sports and Race I've Ever ReadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | National Review Online

    This week Slate ran a book excerpt from Citizen: An American Lyric, a book by Pomona College professor Claudia Rankine, that may well be the most absurd commentary on race and sports I've ever read . Called, "Graphite Against a Sharp White Background," it demonstrates that we will never be rid of racially inflammatory controversy if virtually any adversity can be read as evidence of racism.

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  14. College Hunks Franchise Founders Aspire to "Move the World"Read the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | Business Opportunities Weblog

    ... time (and a truck) might be taking part on a charity fundraiser or other community event. I was a senior at Pomona College when some friends and I got a beat-up cargo van to remove junk and do light deliveries for people one summer. After school I ...

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  15. World War II diaries disclose diverse emotions over Japan's surrenderRead the original story

    Friday Aug 14 | Stars and Stripes

    Seventy years ago today, millions in Japan - factory and office workers in big cities, farmers in isolated rural communities - huddled around radios for what was to be a major announcement. There was intense static in the broadcast for many, and the emperor spoke in an archaic version of the Japanese language, using verb tenses unrecognizable to the average citizen, said Samuel H. Yamashita, a professor of history at Pomona College.

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  16. Tour' offers a compelling visit with David Foster WallaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Claremont Courier

    ... he has a couple of Claremont connections, one boast-worthy and another merely sad. Wallace was a professor at Pomona College for a time. And in 2009, he hanged himself at his Claremont home at the age of 46. David Foster Wallace lives again in The ...

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  17. Westmont in Top 10 of Entrepreneurial CollegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Edhat

    ... (3), Bennington College (4), Morehouse College (5), and Trinity University (Texas, 8). Others schools are: Pomona College (12), Vassar College (15), Amherst College (25), Sarah Lawrence College (35), Villanova University (45) and Swarthmore College ...

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  18. Quiet Pomona street is where Inland Valley history beganRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    ... Vejar the southern portion. “The party gathered under a large oak for the service,” wrote Pomona College professor Frank Brackett in his “History of the Pomona Valley.” “Padre Zalvideo offered a Mass of ...

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  19. These are NJ's top ten colleges and universities, according to ForbesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | Examiner.com

    Forbes recently released its annual list of America's Top Colleges and one New Jersey University - Princeton - was in the top 5. Forbes ranks the nation's colleges annually based on outcomes, including low student debt, student satisfaction and career success. Pomona College in Claremont California ranked No.

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  20. Pomona College leads the way in yearly top colleges listRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Claremont Courier

    Forbes recently released its eighth annual ranking of America's Top Colleges, and Pomona College has nabbed the No. 1 spot.

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