Feature Stories Archive

Coast to Coast

Charlotte Johnson, Scripps College’s new vice president for student affairs and dean of students, talks about embracing her new home in Claremont after the move of a lifetime.

Added: September 8, 2014

Alex Frumkin ’15: A Student Perspective

Scripps Associated Students President Alex Frumkin delivers her remarks at New Student Welcome on August 28, 2014.

Added: September 5, 2014

Sumita Pahwa: What I Did This Summer

Sumita Pahwa, Scripps' new member of the politics and international relations department, joins the College by way of Cairo, where she lived with her husband and four-year-old for nearly three years researching the Muslim Brotherhood before moving to Claremont.

Added: September 4, 2014

Scripps College Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery Interns Gain Knowledge in the World of Art

With hundreds of competing applicants from college campuses across the country, landing a paid art internship at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery is a coup, one the gallery’s six summer interns plan to make the most of the experience.

Added: September 3, 2014

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