Students gather to protest President Trump

Dozens of students from the Claremont Colleges braved the rain to protest the inauguration of Donald Trump on Friday afternoon. The students heard from speakers such as Pitzer College professor Jose Calderon, California State Assembly candidate Abigail Medina and Pomona Unified School District teacher Yolanda Varela-Gonzalez, who held a piñata of President Trump clad in a Mexican flag. The students then marched through campus and into Edmonds Hall, where groups such as Planned Parenthood and the ACLU passed out information. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger

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High praise for CHS cross country state champs

Claremont High School cross-country coach Bill Reeves poses for photos with members of his team on Thursday during the Claremont Unified School District Board of Education meeting in Claremont. During the meeting the board recognized the boys and girls cross country teams for their dual CIF State titles as well as the girls Southern Section CIF title, and Coach Reeves for being named Southern Section Coach of the year.

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Stuck with rain through Monday

With the third wet storm systems blowing through the Claremont region this weekend, there won't be many chances to escape the rainy and snowy weather. Especially when trying to do some grocery shopping at Von's on Base Line Road. Expect Friday to rain all day, with a short break between systems on Saturday. Sunday will bring the largest storm of the bunch with over two inches of rain locally and up to 3 feet of snow in the mountains. Claremont temperatures will hover around 50 for highs through Monday, which should get the snow level down to around 5000 feet in the San Gabriel Mountains. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger

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Free speech on campus: A challenge for our time

Coinciding with the presidential inauguration, Pomona College will host a public talk “Free Speech on Campus: A Challenge for Our Time” by former US Supreme Court law clerk Geoffrey R. Stone at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, January 20 at Bridges Hall of Music.

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