Claremont McKenna College

News

Ukraine Can’t Hold Elections During the War. Does it Matter?

Originally published in April 2024 in the Journal of Democracy Russia’s brutal ongoing invasion is preventing Ukrainians from holding a presidential election and the campaigning that comes with it. What does that mean for Ukraine’s democracy? By Anna Romandash Were it...

Honoring the legacy of CMC Professor P. Edward “Ed” Haley

Photos by Sidney Smith ’25 Story by Anne Bergman December 6, 2023 On a crisp autumn evening at Claremont McKenna College’s Athenaeum, Professor P. Edward “Ed” Haley was remembered as a teacher and scholar who for nearly 50 years brought the world into his classroom,...

Fighting continues across Karabakh as casualties mount

Posted on CIVILNET Clashes continued overnight and into Wednesday morning across Nagorno-Karabakh as casualties continued to mount. As of 9 AM local time, “fighting continued with varying levels of intensity along the entire line of contact,” the Artsakh Defense...

Democracy is Feminist

Women marching during the Women’s Equality Day protest in New York City on August 26, 1971. It was designated as Women’s Equality Day by the U.S. Congress in 1973. Photo credit: Peter L. Gould—Images Press/Archive Photos/Getty Images BY JENNIFER...

Her Child Was Deported to Russia

How a Ukrainian Servicewoman Returned Her Daughter By Anna Romandash “It was shock, and fury, and fear all at once,” says Kseniya, Lebedenko, “I just could not process that they sent my child to Russia.” Kseniya sighs as she says it: perhaps, to calm herself, or...