Feature Stories Archive

Athenas Volleyball ascends to NCAA competition

For the first time in team history, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) Athenas volleyball advances to the NCAA Division III Volleyball Championships after a decisive victory over Trinity College on November 16.

Added: November 18, 2014

Opportunity knocks twice

Shravya Raju ’16 found multiple research opportunities when she came to Scripps College – including the chance to present her findings at one of the most prestigious conferences in her field.

Added: November 18, 2014

Scripps Students Tackle the Financial Sector

For members of the Scripps College Student Investment Fund, buying and selling stock is just another part of their education.

Added: November 13, 2014

Claremont Colleges Against Cancer

Scripps College hosts a series of cancer awareness events in partnership with students from the Claremont Colleges Against Cancer. The most recent event was the 5k Pinkathon run that focused on raising funds for the fight against breast cancer. Students from the 5Cs teamed up to launch the second annual run with the sponsorship of the American Relay for Life.

Added: November 12, 2014


A lifelong fascination with art pushes Rachel Teannalach '03 to both promote and create it.

Added: November 10, 2014

Athenas Cross Country Wins First Place at 2014 SCIAC Championships

For the third consecutive year and the eleventh time in the history, the CMS Athenas cross-country team finished first in the SCIAC championships.

Added: November 7, 2014

Faculty Profile: Martha Gonzalez

In a recent session of Martha Gonzalez’ popular Fandango course, she taught the group of seven assembled students to play the eight-string jarana, the main instrument in the musical style of son jarocho.

Added: November 5, 2014

Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack

Over a two day period in October, anti-racism activist Peggy McIntosh engaged the Scripps community in a series of public lectures, small group meetings, and discussions with administrators on privilege systems and the concept of “experts.”

Added: November 5, 2014

You Won’t Believe These Seven Tips for Writing Online

If you were looking for media hits about Scripps College this summer, odds are at least one of your results brought you to Jane Scearce ‘15. Now part of the C&M reporting staff, she offers some tips of the trade to aspiring writers -- in bullet form, no less.

Added: October 29, 2014

Meet Scripps College’s Thomas J. Watson Fellowship Finalists

We are pleased to announce that the Watson Fellowship Selection Committee has named three Scripps seniors who will present their proposals to the Watson Foundation either before or after winter break, though no date has yet been determined. Students from the Class of 2015 submitted a wide range of impressive applications, making this year’s selection highly competitive.

Added: October 27, 2014