Spotlight on Academics: Senior Thesis Art Show “You Must Not Know” Features Artwork by Graduating Seniors
– CLAREMONT, California – April 28, 2016 The Senior Art Exhibition is a cornerstone of the studio art major at Scripps College. Each year, the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery features artworks by graduating seniors that constitute their thesis projects. In addition to making the works on view, the seniors conceptualize the exhibition, install their pieces, […]
Spotlight on Students: Victoria Montecillo ’16 and Katie Marcus Reker ’16, For These Theatre Majors, Senior Thesis Is a Performance
Scripps seniors Victoria Montecillo ’16 and Katie Marcus Reker ’16 are double majoring in media studies and theatre, which means they must complete a thesis project in each subject in order to graduate. For their theatre theses, they chose to star in Urinetown (2001), the Tony Award–winning musical that satirizes capitalism, the legal system, and classic Broadway musicals.
Visiting Faculty: Anouar Benmalek, Novelist and Professor of Mathematics at the University of Paris-Sud
Anouar Benmalek, an esteemed novelist, journalist, mathematician, and poet, will present at Scripps College on Tuesday, April 19, on the topic “From the Shoah to the Herero Genocide: A Singular Journey from an Arab Writer” for the O’Brien Distinguished Visiting Professor Lecture.
Eric Haskell, Professor of French and Humanities and Director of Clark Humanities Museum, presents his lecture, “Easels in Eden” Monet’s Gardening and Painting at Giverny,” at London’s Royal Academy of Arts.
Tyra Abraham '18 set the CMS record for the 200 meter dash at a blazing 24.85. She also holds the CMS and SCIAC record in the 100 m and is now at the top of CMS and seventh in SCIAC for the 200 m.
Scripps Vocalist Chiara Moore ’16 Among Singers Featured on ABC7 News and at White House Performance
Scripps College senior Chiara Moore, a member of the After School Specials a cappella group at the Claremont Colleges, was interviewed on April 13, 2016 along with her fellow vocal musicians by KABC-Channel 7 Eyewitness News in Los Angeles for winning the "'Til It Happens to You: Sing for Survivors” national singing contest, lending their voices to the fight against sexual abuse on college campuses.