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September 13, 2019

In the Media: Los Angeles Times Highlights Colson Whitehead at Scripps College

The Los Angeles Times highlighted Colson Whitehead’s upcoming Scripps College appearance in its list of high-profile literary events in the Los Angeles area.

August 29, 2019

Fall 2019 Move-In Day Slideshow

On Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 238 first-year students and 20 transfer students settled into their new homes away from home.

August 27, 2019

Twice as Nice: Students Repurpose Household Goods with ‘Scripps Scrapps’ Initiative

As stores around the country advertise back-to-college shopping events, Scripps students know that the best deals are to be found right on campus.

August 9, 2019

Scripps Presents Announces Fall 2019 Season

Scripps College has announced its lineup of writers, speakers, and performers for the fall 2019 season of its signature public events series, Scripps Presents.

July 1, 2019

Food for Thought: Scripps Food Recovery Network Connects Sustainability to Social Justice

Nearly 40 percent of America’s food supply ends up in the garbage. In just one year, 133 billion pounds of food are tossed into landfills, increasing methane production and costing the nation $162 billion.

June 24, 2019

Scripps and Pitzer Colleges Awarded $2 Million Keck Foundation Gift to Renovate and Upgrade Equipment for Joint Science Center

Scripps and Pitzer Colleges have received a combined total gift of $2 million directed toward the purchase of equipment and the renovation of the Keck Science Center.

May 21, 2019

Class of 2019: On Graffiti Wall, Art and Activism Collide

In one of the most enduring traditions at Scripps College, seniors leave their mark on campus by designing and signing an original mural on Graffiti Wall, adjacent to the Rose Garden. Spanning nearly a century, this rite of passage is a testament to the changing attitudes, concerns, and aesthetics of graduating classes.

February 26, 2019

The Scripps Experience: CMS Athletics Give Students a Deep Dive into Competitive Sports

This past December, Southern California got soaked in a string of storms that lasted for weeks. Most students had gone home for Winter Break while rain poured over Claremont, but the CMS—Claremont, Mudd, and Scripps—swimming and diving team was on campus for their annual training camp.

September 6, 2018

Making an Impact: New Program Connects First-Year Students with Community

This August, a week before nearly 900 students were scheduled to move in to the residence halls, more than 40 first-year students boarded buses on campus before dawn. They were headed to Los Angeles and the Inland Valley—bound to one of four nonprofit organizations—to participate in the inaugural launch of Scripps’ Impacting, Partnering, and Changing Together (IMPaCT) program.

April 12, 2018

In the Media: Scripps Named One of World’s Most Beautiful Campuses

The website BuzzFeed ranked Scripps College #8 on its “26 of The Most Gorgeous College Campuses Around The World” list. The campus was praised for its Spanish-style architecture and “breezy palm trees that add to its Southern California vibe.”