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The Vanguard | May 7, 2015

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The In-Lend Fund – Microfinance at the 5Cs

March 1, 2015

By Aidan Cheng, CMC ’17

While there are many nonprofit startups providing any number of services at the 5Cs, there is only one that aims to bring microfinance opportunities to the surrounding areas that are under- or even sometimes … Read More

Rookies v. Veterans – An In-Depth Look at the NFL’s Hiring Practices

March 1, 2015

By: Peter Welch, CMC ’18

It seems like every day in the news we hear about massive contracts being handed out to athletes; 6 years for 120 million (Joe Flacco), 8 years 132 million (Calvin Johnson), 5 years 100 million … Read More

CEELI – Building Grassroots Education

March 1, 2015

By Agni Sharma, CMC ’17

The college environment, bursting with intellect, provides a breeding ground for entrepreneurs and their projects. One such Claremont start-up that is slowly but surely making its mark on the world is CEELI – The Coalition … Read More

Venezuela: Tanking Oil Prices Leads to Skyrocketing Condom Prices

March 1, 2015

By Hannah Bottum, CMC ’17

While Americans are celebrating gas prices falling below $4/gallon, Venezuelans are having trouble obtaining everything from chicken to medicine to condoms. Venezuela, a country where oil exports account for nearly 95 percent of its foreign … Read More

A New York Upstart Goes Public: The Shake Shack IPO

February 24, 2015

On January 30th, 2015, Shake Shack, a modern day “roadside” burger chain from New York City, priced its initial public offering at $21 a share and netted about $105 million by selling 5 million Class A shares. The ‘Shack,’ as it is … Read More

LACMA teams up with Google, SpaceX and Accenture to resurrect the Art and Technology Program

February 24, 2015

In December of 2013, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) announced the launch of their Art+ Technology Lab. Inspired by the LACMA’s original Art and Technology program, which paired artists with technology companies in Southern California, the lab … Read More

Breathalyzer Announces Uber Partnership

February 24, 2015

Breathalyzer, the architects behind the innovative personal breathalyzer Breeze, are teaming up with Uber to chip away at the number of drunk driving incidents. The first smartphone blood alcohol content analyzer announced Wednesday that it has been testing API Integration … Read More

Q Drum – A Roll Forward

December 10, 2014

Most of us studying in an American college cannot even imagine what it’s like to live a day without clean and accessible supply of water. However there are millions in this world who need to travel everyday for miles to … Read More

Virgin America IPO – Why Everyone’s a Winner

December 10, 2014

You may know Virgin America as an extension of Richard Branson’s Virgin empire that boasts the prestigious Virgin Atlantic airline brand. Virgin America is based in California, operating primarily out of Los Angeles and San Francisco; and is currently in … Read More