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The Hive hosted Sparkathon in collaboration with Google, Pomona College, Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, and Scripps College this past November. The innovative and impact driven design thinking competition happens each semester and supports winning teams as they implement solutions emerging from the event. This fall semester, participants were challenged to use human-centered design […]

It’s that time of year again, Hivers … time to whip out your laptop, procrastinate on your homework, and sift through the ginormous course catalog, dreaming about all the homework you could have next semester! I always enter treasure-hunting mode this time of year, digging through every single department of interest until happening upon hidden […]

by Kate Weinberg: Barbara Ann Michaels, a professional clown and self-proclaimed “Jester of the Peace,” popped into my Human-Centered Design class to shake things up and share the power of humor with our students. Not only did she make us laugh at 10 a.m. on a Friday morning, she also explained how she did it. […]

Weekly Roundup: Inspiration every Monday based on one of the Hive Core Principles

Welcome to our new Instagram feature, the Weekly Roundup! It is a collection of inspiring stories, podcasts, TV shows, movies, books, etc. that we feel fits with the Hive’s mission. Each week, we center the Weekly Roundup around one of our six core principles. Follow us on Instagram at @hive_5C to catch our Weekly Roundups […]

There are not many opportunities at The Claremont Colleges to leave thoughts of schoolwork and extracurriculars behind to instead focus on urgent problems facing the world today. However, this is remedied through Sparkathon, a bi-annual design thinking case competition that provides a unique opportunity to do so. At Sparkathon, students from The Claremont Colleges and […]

By: The Hive Team My story at the Hive starts three years ago, the spring semester of my first year at Scripps College. To this day, I can’t remember who or what introduced me to the Hive, but I remember embarking on the journey from the back halls of Toll to Seventh Street purely enticed […]

By Kristine Chang   Pomona College’s Asian American Mentor Program (AAMP) held its very first art show at the Hive on Saturday, November 17th, to explore the nuanced and intersectional experiences of those less visible within the 5C Asian/Pacific Islander American (APIA) community. The event, organized by AAMP’s Diversity Committee, showcased over 40 original pieces […]