Videos and Media Clips

 

Pitzer Postcard
AUGUST 2012
Welcome to the Class of 2016

Commencement

MAY 12, 2012
48th Annual Commencement
President Laura Skandera Trombley
President Laura Skandera Trombley's Introduction to the Class of 2012
Marshall Anderson
Marshall Anderson '12, Senior Class Speaker
Gil Gonzales
Gilbert V. Gonzales '03 Gives the Alumni Assocation Greeting
Angela Davis
Angela Davis, Keynote Speaker
Laura Skandera Trombley
President Laura Skandera Trombley's Charge to the Class of 2012

MAY 14, 2011
47th Annual Commencement
President Laura Skandera Trombley
President Laura Skandera Trombley's Welcome
Max Brooks
Max Brook '94, Keynote Speaker
Chase Dyer
Chase Dyer Presents the Senior Class Gift
Bennett Cross
Bennett Cross Senior Class Speaker
Gil Gonzales
Gilbert Gonzales '03, Alumni Greeting
President Laura Skandera Trombley
President Trombley's Charge to the Class of 2011

MAY 15, 2010
46th Annual Commencement
President Laura Skandera Trombley
President Trombley's Charge to the Class of 2010
Cory Booker
The Honorable Cory A. Booker, 2010 Commencement Speaker
Amy Jasper
Amy Jasper 10, Senior Class Speaker
Gil Gonzales
Gilbert Gonzales '03, Alumni Greeting

MAY 16, 2009
45th Annual Commencement
Laura Trombley 2009
President Trombley's Charge to the Class of 2009
Springsong Cooper
David Feldman, 2009 Commencement Speaker
Emmy award-winning comedy writer and performer.
David Feldman
Springsong Cooper '09, Senior Class Speaker

MAY 17, 2008
44th Annual Commencement
2008 Charge
President Trombley's Charge to the Class of 2008
Charge given to the graduating class at the 2008 Commencement.
Samantha Power
Samantha Power, 2008 Commencement Speaker
Pulitzer Prize winning author, journalist, lawyer, and human rights activist.

MAY 13, 2007
43rd Annual Commencement
Charge to the Class of 2007 President Trombley's Charge to the Class of 2007
Eric Schlosser
Eric Schlosser, 2007 Commencement Speaker
Award winning investigative journalist and best-selling author.

MAY 14, 2006
42nd Annual Commencement
Charge to the Class of 2006
President Trombley's Charge to the Class of 2006
Commencement 2006
Fabian Núñez '97, 2006 Commencement Speaker
Pitzer Alumnus and Speaker of the California Assembly Fabian Núñez.

MAY 15, 2005
41st Annual Commencement
President Trombley's Charge to the Class of 2005
President Trombley's Charge to the Class of 2005

Sarah Weddington
Sarah Weddington, 2005 Commencement Speaker
Attorney, legislator, author and teacher.

MAY 14, 2004
40th Annual Commencement
President Trombley's Charge to the Class of 2004
President Trombley's Charge to the Class of 2004

MAY 18, 2003
39th Annual Commencement
President Trombley
President Trombley's Charge to the Class of 2003
Naomi Wolfe
Naomi Wolf, 2003 Commencement Speaker
Author, feminist and social critic.
David Bloom
Honorary Degree to David Bloom
Jim Bloom, brother of the late David Bloom, accepted an honorary doctorate degree on behalf of the Bloom family.

Munroe Center for Social Inquiry Lectures and Symposiums

Carolyn Maher
APRIL 12, 2011
Carolyn Mayer: "Mathematics in Schools and The Demise of Reasoning: Is There an Alternative?"

Part of the Munroe Center for Social Inquiry Spring 2011 Series on Schooling in Mass Societies
Matthew Delmont
APRIL 5, 2011
Matthew Delmont: "How Television Thwarted Busing for School Desegregation"

Part of the Munroe Center for Social Inquiry Spring 2011 Series on Schooling in Mass Societies
Richard Kahlenberg
MARCH 22, 2011
Amy Stambach: "Education and Evangelism in Africa: the Entry of Religious Knowledge into Secular Habits of Mind"

Part of the Munroe Center for Social Inquiry Spring 2011 Series on Schooling in Mass Societies
Richard Kahlenberg
MARCH 8, 2011
Richard D. Kahlenberg: "Should Affirmative Action be Based on Race or Class?"

Part of the Munroe Center for Social Inquiry Spring 2011 Series on Schooling in Mass Societies
Shalini Shankar
MARCH 1, 2011
Shalina Shankar : "Style and Language Use Among the New Immigration"

Part of the Munroe Center for Social Inquiry Spring 2011 Series on Schooling in Mass Societies
Pedro Noguera
FEBRUARY 8, 2011
Pedro Noguera: "Creating the Schools We Need"

Part of the Munroe Center for Social Inquiry Spring 2011 Series on Schooling in Mass Societies
FEBRUARY 1, 2011
Panel Discussion with Nita Kumar and Diana Selig: "Current Issues in Research on the History of Schooling"

Part of the Munroe Center for Social Inquiry Spring 2011 Series on Schooling in Mass Societies
Jonathan Zimmerman
JANUARY 20, 2011
Jonathan Zimmerman: "The Birds, the Bees, and the World: How Sex Education Encircled the World"

Part of the Munroe Center for Social Inquiry Spring 2011 Series on Schooling in Mass Societies
Fall Panel
NOVEMBER 13, 2010
Panel Discussion: Actually Existing Democracy (And Why It Is so Little Democratic)

Munroe Center for Social Inquiry Fall Symposium
NOVEMBER 13, 2010
Fall Symposium - Lisa Hajjar: "The Liberal Ideology of Torture"

Munroe Center for Social Inquiry Fall Symposium
Daniel Martinez HoSang
NOVEMBER 13, 2010
Fall Symposium - Daniel Martinez HoSang: "Racial Propositions: Ballot Initiatives and the Making of Postwar California"

Munroe Center for Social Inquiry Fall Symposium

Pitzer Clips

Laura Skandera Trombley
SEPTEMBER 30, 2011
President Trombley's State of the College Address

President Trombley gave her annual State of the College address to students, faculty and staff.
Video Tour
Pitzer College: A Video Tour
Tim Campos and Mattie Ross tour the Pitzer campus and show part of what makes Pitzer special.
Laura Skandera Trombley
DECEMBER, 2010
'Twas the Night Before Break

2010 Holiday Greeting.
Michele Siqueiros
FALL, 2010
Profiles of Change: Michele Siqueiros '95

Office of College Advancement message
David Goldblatt
OCTOBER 28, 2010
David Goldblatt: The Game at the End of the World"

David Goldblatt, author of several books on soccer spoke at the annual Steve and Sandra Glass Humanities Lecture.
Gene Simmons
OCTOBER 9, 2010
An Afternoon with Gene Simmons: "The Medium and the Message"

A special talk by Gene Simmons, entrepreneur and co-founder of KISS.
Laura Skandera Trombley
SEPTEMBER 20, 2010
President Trombley's State of the College Address

President Trombley gave her annual State of the College address to students, faculty and staff.
Voice from the Class of 2010
SPRING 2010
Voices from the Class of 2010
Seniors answer questions about what is unique about the Class of 2010, their most memorable experience at Pitzer, and how they have changed during their time at college.
Contra-Tiempo
APRIL 16, 2010
Contra-Tiempo: Urban Latin Dance Theater
This non-profit Los Angeles-based activist dance company performed in the newly renovated Benson Auditorium.
Fuel
APRIL 10, 2010
Fuel Screening Q&A
"Fuel" filmmakers Josh Tickell and Rebecca Harrell showed their film followed by an audience Q&A.
Rockabilly Festival
MARCH 27, 2010
Rockabilly at Pitzer
The Third Annual Rockabilly Festival was held at Pitzer College on March 27, 2010.
CLS Promo
FEBRUARY, 2010
Chicano/Latino Scholarship Benefit Promotion
Parent Perspective
FEBRUARY 2010
Pitzer Parent Perspective
"Why Pitzer?" from a parent's point of view.
Cecil's Mail Poem
JANUARY 5, 2010
Cecil's Mail Poem
From the Office of Admission: Are you wondering where your application went?
Sick-Amour
NOVEMBER 11, 2009
Sick-Amour Tree Planting Ceremony
A seedling sycamore tree, planted on the Pitzer campus, is part of an ongoing project by Los Angeles-based artist Joel Tauber. "Sick-Amour," began in 2006 when he fell in love with a beautiful sycamore tree stuck in the middle of a giant parking lot at the Rose Bowl.
Vandana Shiva
OCTOBER 14, 2009
Dr Vandana Shiva: Beyond Dead Democracy and Killing Economies
Dr. Vandana Shiva, a physicist and philosopher of science deeply engaged in the ecological, social and economic struggles of subsistence workers in India. spoke at Pitzer College on October 14th 2009.
Timothy Berg
MAY 30, 2009
A Case for the Convergence of Parallel Tangents
Timothy Berg, Assistant Professor of Art, speaks at Alumni Reunion Weekend on May 30, 2009.
Sissy Trinh
MAY 30, 2009
Everyday Heroes: Moving Ideas Into Action
Alumna Sissy Trinh' 96 is founder and executive director of the Southeast Asia Community Alliance, speaks at Alumni Reunion Weekend on May 30, 2009.
Karen Sloan
MAY 30, 2009
Flirting with Monasticism: Finding God on Ancient Paths
The Rev. Karen Sloan '98, author of "Flirting with Monasticism: Finding God on Ancient Paths," speaks at Pitzer College Alumni Reunion Weekend on May 30, 2009.
Jose Calderon
MAY 30, 2009
Pathfinding Transformations: Mastering a Defining Moment
Jose Calderon, Professor of Sociology & Chicano Studies, speaks at Alumni Reunion Weekend May 30, 2009.
David Glickman
MAY 30, 2009
See. Believe. Act. Leading in Ambiguous Times
David Glickman '92, Principal and Vice President of New Business Ventures, Stone Yamashita Partners, speaks at Alumni Reunion Weekend on May 30, 2009.
Andre Wakefield
MAY 30, 2009
Reflecting on Time, History, and Change: Defining Moments and Revolutions
Andre Wakefield, Associate Professor of History, speaks at Alumni Reunion Weekend on May 30, 2009.
MAY 30, 2009
New Breakthroughs in Neuroscience
Alan Jones, Dean of Faculty and Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, speaks at Alumni Reunion Weekend on May 30, 2009.
Drug Policy Debate
MARCH 31, 2009
Drug Policy Debate
Prohibition or Legalization? Judge Jim Gray debates Dr. Kevin Sabet on the effectiveness of current drug policy.
Sanborn Demolition
JULY 03, 2008
Sanborn Hall Demolition & Ceremony
Dean of Students Jim Marchant toasts the demolition of Sanborn Hall.
Antonio Villaraigosa
MARCH 8, 2006
Remarks by Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
Antonio Villaraigosa gave the speech at the Fabian Núñez Scholarship Event hosted at Univision 34 Television.
Groundbreaking Ceremony
SEPTEMBER 18, 2005
Groundbreaking Ceremony for Pitzer, Sanborn and Atherton Halls
Groundbreaking for the Residential Life Project was held on September 18, 2005.
Town Hall
JUNE 30, 2005
President Laura Trombley : "The Tipping Point"
Excerpt from speech delivered at Town Hall Los Angeles.
Speech transcript
Jerry Brown
MARCH 26, 2004
Jerry Brown, Keynote Speaker
Former California Governor and Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown was the keynote speaker of the Ivan Illich lecture.
Inauguration Highlights
FEBRUARY 15, 2003
Inauguration Highlights
Selected highlights from the inauguration ceremony of President Laura Skandera Trombley. The day also celebrated the founding of the college on February 15, 1963.
Fireside Chat
FEBRUARY 15, 2003
Emeriti Faculty Fireside Chat
Emeriti faculty discussed the early days of the college at a fireside chat in the Marquis Library as part of the week-long celebration of inaugural events.

News Clips

OCTOBER 2009
CLS Benefit-Telemundo
MAY 1, 2009
Chicano/Latino Scholarship Benefit (on YouTube)
Chicano/Latino Scholarship Benefit on May 1, 2009 reported on Telemundo.
Fox and Friends
SEPTEMBER 28, 2007
Alex Juhasz on "Fox and Friends"
Alex Juhasz was interviewed on "Fox and Friends" early morning show about her "Learning with YouTube" class.
Living with Ed
SEPTEMBER 24 & 25, 2007
Living with Ed: Green Man on Campus
Ed Begley, Jr. and his wife Rachelle visit the new residence halls ("the greenest dorms in America") and visit President Trombley on the HGTV show "Living with Ed."
Alex Juhasz
SEPTEMBER 20, 2007
Alex Juhasz on CNN
Alex Juhasz was interviewed on CNN's show "American Morning" by anchor Kiran Chetry about her "Learning with YouTube" class.
Paul Faulstich
SEPTEMBER 10, 2007
Pitzer's New Green Residence Halls on KNBC News and KNBC Headline News Extra
KNBC News Los Angeles, weekend headline Extra edition, aired an expanded news feature of the green residence halls that included a studio interview with Professor of Environmental Studies Paul Faulstich.
Paul Faulstich Interview>
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KNBC Clip
AUGUST 31, 2007
KNBC Los Angeles Features New Residence Halls on 5:00 News
Pitzer College's green residence halls were featured on the "Going Green" segment of the 5:00 news.
Hannah Locke
APRIL 4, 2007
Hannah Locke '07 on NBC4 Los Angeles
Hannah Locke '07 Awarded USA Freedom Corp. Volunteer Service Award by President Bush
Pitzer Fulbright Spotlight
JULY, 2006
Pitzer Fulbright Spotlight
The local Claremont Comcast station highlighted Pitzer College and its Fulbright scholars on its "Southern California Life" segment.
Carmen Fought
MAY 23, 2006
Professor Carmen Fought on The NewsHour
Professor of Linguistics Carmen Fought gave her point of view on English as the official language of the United States.
Carmen Fought
MAY 9, 2006
Professor Carmen Fought on The Today Show
Professor of Linguistics Carmen Fought was interviewed on The Today Show about the use of the word "like."
Faces of the Fallen
OCTOBER 7, 2005
"To Never Forget: Faces of the Fallen" News Coverage
Fox 11 News Los Angeles coverage of the opening of the art exhibit "To Never Forget: Faces of the Fallen" broadcast on the 10 o'clock evening news on October 7, 2005.
Bloom Tribute
APRIL 4, 2004
David Bloom Tribute
Clip from NBC Weekend Today retrospective of David Bloom's life and career on the one-year anniversary of his death in Iraq; broadcast on April 4, 2004.
Garden Dedication
MAY 4, 2003
Dedication of the Garden of Remembrance
NBC News footage of Pitzer College dedication of the David Bloom Garden of Remembrance which was broadcast on KNBC on May 4, 2003.
David Bloom Eulogy
APRIL 16, 2003
Tom Brokaw Delivers Eulogy
NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw giving the eulogy at David Bloom's memorial service which was broadcast on MSNBC on April 16, 2003.