Pomona College Professor of African Politics Pierre Englebert has recently released a new undergraduate textbook, Inside African Politics, hoping the book imparts to students a sense of the wealth, diversity, rationality and universality of African politics.
With the recent outbreaks of meningitis on college campuses in New Jersey and California, the Claremont Colleges Student Health Services (SHS) and college administrators have been closely monitoring the situation and following the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and the Los Angeles Department of Public Health.
This week in Pomona-Pitzer Athletics saw the winter sports go undefeated in the first week of SCIAC play, with Men's Basketball and Women's Basketball both sweeping Cal Lutheran and Caltech, and Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving opening up with home wins over Cal Lutheran.
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.
Eric Haskell '73, professor of French at Scripps College, was presented with the Knight of the Order of Academic Palms honor by the French government. The ceremony took place at Scripps' Clark Humanities Museum, and the knighthood honors outstanding scholarly achievement.
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.