"Statistics Pomona College" Magazine Cover

Statistical thinking will one day be as necessary for efficient citizenship as the ability to read and write.

H.G. Wells

The most important questions of life are, for the most part, really only problems of probability.

Pierre Simon De Laplace

Welcome to the premier issue of Statistics Pomona College. The magazines editor and sponsors, convinced that knowledge is power, have brought you the information you need about basic statistical reasoning. Please click on the image above to read our cover stories and discover how statistics and probability affect life beyond the classroom. The frame on the left will direct you to our regular features (use the links at the bottom of this page for the no-frames version).

Statistics, frankly, drives me nuts. (Larry Mitchell, National Football Lottery)

We have done our best to avoid breeding such sentiment in you. If, however, you agree with Mr. Mitchell after perusing this web site, please visit the Letters to the Editor link and send us your comments.

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