Adam Minter, Shanghai correspondent for Bloomberg World View, will deliver a talk at Pomona College titled, "Junkyard Planet: Adventures in China and Beyond—Tracking the Global Billion-Dollar Trash Trade," discussing the politics, ethics and economics of the recycling business.
It was a bit of a quiet week for Pomona-Pitzer Athletics but a plenty exciting one as the Men's Basketball team won the unofficial tournament championship as the only team with a 2-0 record, while the Women's Basketball team picked up its first win of the year.
This week in Pomona-Pitzer Athletics saw the fall season come to a close with the Cross Country teams competing at the NCAA Division III Championships in Hanover, Indiana and the Men's Water Polo team in action at the SCIAC Championships.
The Pomona College Department of Theatre and Dance will present the world premiere of Free As Air, a collaborative performance work on the subject of air and air quality, conceived and directed by U.K.-based performance artist Karen Christopher '85 and co-created with students.
This coming week will see three Pomona-Pitzer teams in the NCAA Championships, the Football team battle CMS in the annual Sixth Street Rivalry game, and the Men's and Women's Basketball teams start their 2013-14 campaigns.
This week in Pomona-Pitzer Athletics saw the Volleyball team and Women's Soccer team both end the regular season in second place in the SCIAC, the Men's Cross Country team finish a close second in the conference championships, and the Men's Water Polo team pick up its biggest win of the season.
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