Feature Stories Archive

Water Sustainability at Scripps

Scripps College was looking to conserve natural resources long before drought warning signs popped up around California. Now those plans (and others) are coming to fruition this summer – and they'll keep the campus beautiful at a fraction of the cost.

Added: August 25, 2014

Building a Better Marketplace

Jenny Morrill '10 co-founded online furnishings retailer Move Loot to connect people with a more sustainable lifestyle – and it's taking the Bay Area by storm.

Added: August 18, 2014

Scripps College Alumna Heightening Awareness on Food Allergies

Some look at life as a glass half empty. Dana Shaker ’14 sees a glass overflowing with opportunities. An accomplished athlete and student, Shaker has multiple food allergies; when she arrived at Scripps College in 2010 as a first-year student, she crafted an allergy-free fare movement that informed her research into people suffering from dietary restrictions.

Added: August 5, 2014


“You’ve probably heard it before, but the key to everything is networking,” says Ann Mayhew ‘13, an English major who landed a job at a major bookseller soon after graduating.

Added: July 30, 2014

Who Watches the Watchers?

Rachel Fidler’s senior thesis documents those who create "living histories" for Holocaust memorials in Los Angeles and Nassau County, New York.

Added: July 28, 2014

Scripps and the Global Citizen

Scripps College gave me the gift of seeing the world. And from that experience, I learned that all the world's children are our children, and we cannot say we are busy.

Added: July 16, 2014

Health Conscious

"My Scripps College education gave me two crucial assets that have driven my life since graduation," says Lindsay Seligman '06. "The ability to question what is and envision what could be."

Added: July 15, 2014

The Right Note

Micah Schub has a bachelor of music from Juilliard and has played with orchestras around the world. But now he's set his sights on something different - medicine - and the Scripps Postbac Program is helping him achieve this dream.

Added: June 13, 2014

Take a Joke

Julia Comnes '16, Teresa Iker '14, Christie Kweon '15, and Ellie McElvain '14 discuss their work with Golden Antlers, a satire publication hitting funny bones all across The Claremont Colleges

Added: June 13, 2014

Rose DuCharme ‘14: Promoting Cultural Exchange

Rose DuCharme ‘14 is excited about promoting cultural exchange — and she’s doing just that as a 2014 Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grant recipient. The fellowship gives DuCharme the opportunity to teach English and volunteer in Luxembourg, set up an exchange with her hometown, and explore the literature of her adoptive country.

Added: May 14, 2014