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 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.
This week in Pomona-Pitzer Athletics saw plenty of excitement, including the second straight win for the Football team, a pair of leapfrogging wins from the Volleyball team, and a school record 12th win from the Women's Soccer team.
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