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    Students and faculty from the Claremont Colleges attend a rally in support of students under the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in front of the Honnold-Mudd Library on Friday, September 15. COURIER photo/Matt Bramlett

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Pitzer College president to undergo chemotherapy for rare condition

Pitzer College President Melvin Oliver revealed he has been diagnosed with a rare protein condition. In a campus-wide email sent out September 19 and obtained by the COURIER, Mr. Oliver explained that the disease, AL Amyloidosis, causes malformed proteins produced in the bone marrow to multiply and attack various organs. “In my case, these Amyloids have attached to the heart and are causing fatigue and shortness of breath,” he wrote.

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Webb Schools finalizes 75-acre land purchase north of campus

The Webb Schools, the prestigious boarding school nestled in the Claremont foothills, is doubling its size. The news comes after the school made public a 75-acre purchase of pristine Claremont hillside to the northeast of the campus, Webb Schools Director of Communications Joe Woodward said. Head of Schools Taylor Stockdale said in a press release the purchase of the land would allow Webb to be “in control of its destiny for the next 100 years.”

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PVHMC offers $50 mammograms through October

Breast cancer is a devastating disease that has claimed far too many of our mothers and grandmothers, sisters and daughters, friends and family members. At Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (PVHMC), we are committed in making advanced 3D breast imaging technology available to all patients, regardless of income or insurance coverage.

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‘Wonder of Pain’ exhibit open to public until September 29

Casa Colina Hospital and Centers for Healthcare announced a new on-site art exhibition displaying patient-created images that depict the patients’ perspectives of chronic pain. Titled “The Wonder of Pain,” the exhibit is available to the public through September 29. “I am excited to be a part of this very insightful exhibit,” said exhibit designer Daniel Skenderian, Ph.D., director of Neurobehavioral Sciences at Casa Colina Hospital and Centers for Healthcare.

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Just rolling around

It’s not surprising things got a little crazy at the Rotary Club of Claremont’s annual family picnic at Memorial Park on Saturday. Each year the group gets together to share food, drink and camaraderie as members of all ages made the most of a beautiful summer evening. After the dinner of grilled burgers and hotdogs, the real kids of the group were summoned to see how many rolling balls they could capture using small baskets to round them up. Needless to say it was a major hit with the kids and adults watching the controlled free-for-all. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger

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Multiple cars broken into in north Claremont

On Sunday, September 17, the Claremont Police Department received numerous calls from residents regarding thefts from unlocked vehicles parked on the 2300 block of Silvertree Road, 2100 block of La Sierra Way and the 800 block of Marymount Lane.

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SPORTS

Former UCLA star takes Pro Classic in straight sets

Former UCLA star Karue Sell won 13 consecutive matches over 10 days in Claremont on Sunday, 7-6 (4), 6-4, 6-3, beating his one-time Bruin teammate Martin Redlicki in three sets in the final of the $15,000 USTA Men’s Pro Circuit Futures Claremont Club Pro Classic played at the Claremont Club. Just like he did warming up with his doubles partner Deiton Baughman before he faced him in a Saturday semifinal, Sell warmed up against his final opponent and good friend Redlicki before the two squared off.

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