"That's not how free speech works," yells junior Chase Eller, draped in an American flag, while surrounded by about 300 students chanting "Black lives, they matter here" during a blockade of a speech by conservative writer Heather Mac Donald at Claremont McKenna College on April 6, 2017.
Devon Frost, a sophomore at Scripps College, slips through blockers during a bout between the Claremont Colleges Illuminaughty Hotties and the Arizona State University Derby Devils at Harvey Mudd College on March 3, 2018.
Becky Chung, a sophomore at Claremont McKenna College, with her cat, Hobbes, in their room at Claremont McKenna College on Oct. 2, 2017. Chung says Hobbes, who is a registered emotional support animal, is both a responsibility and "a reminder to take care of myself too."
A Pitzer College staff member places her son's shoes next to the entrance to an inflatable obstacle course at Pitzer College on March 24, 2017.
Claremont Colleges United Against Hate demonstrators march through Pomona College on Friday, Nov. 11, in reaction to Donald Trump's election as the 45th President of the United States.
Melvin Oliver, the new president of Pitzer College, is the first African American to take the helm of a college in the Claremont Consortium, a cluster of elite private colleges and universities just east of Los Angeles.
A squad of human players moves through Pitzer College during the final night of a Humans vs. Zombies simulation game on April 8, 2017.
Zivvy Epstein, a senior at Pomona College, is an incoming graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Lab.
Taryn, 9, and Fiona, 7, daughters of a Pitzer staff member, play on an inflatable slide during inauguration celebrations for the college's sixth president, Melvin Oliver, on March 24, 2017.
Judges and guests try out a video game submission during the presentation phase of the annual 5C Hackathon on Nov. 11, 2016.
Students at Exploration Summer Programs at Wellesley College in Massachusetts before a badminton tournament on July 27, 2015.
Carly Grimes, the head event curator for the TedxClaremontColleges forum, takes a selfie with invited speakers in Garrison Theater at Scripps College on Feb. 20, 2016.