About The Flame

The Flame is an award-winning digital and print alumni magazine produced by Claremont Graduate University’s Office of Marketing & Communications and is distributed to more than 16,000 readers around the world. The Flame publishes news, features, and images about alumni, faculty, students, and supporters to showcase their achievements, research, and experiences.

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  • Racism & Memory: A recent photograph installation by William Camargo (MFA ’20) delves into his hometown of Anaheim’s uneasy relationship with its racist history via police violence, gentrification, and capitalism.
  • Racism’s Subtler Side: What are “microaggressions”? Daniel Solórzano (PhD, Education, ’86) has co-authored a new book on the damaging effects of microaggressions and how we can defuse their toxic effects.


  • Repurposing an Iconic Landmark: CGU’s purchase of the Huntley Bookstore building paves the way for a new center devoted to health and well-being research—and a careful, delicate renovation of its historic features.
  • Healthcare’s Future: The global pandemic has highlighted the problems with pricing in the U.S. healthcare system. Alumnus Terry McGann offers a possible solution.
  • The Situation in Texas: Doctoral student Eveline Gnabasik studies the key challenges facing Republican women politicians in the Lone Star State.
  • Roland, The One and Only: A look back at the life and art of Roland Reiss, who passed away last December and is credited with creating the Art Department’s renowned MFA program.
  • Community Bookshelf: A memoir of folk music and family, a new look at a James Joyce masterpiece, a robust defense of America’s founding principles, and much more.