Feature Stories Archive

Science, to Go

Due to the rigors of their degree, many science majors find it difficult to study abroad while undergraduates. For Amanda McQuade ’16, however, drive and the AISS program made it – and directed research in Belgium – a foregone conclusion.

Added: February 23, 2015

Rediscovering My Dream

I could write thousands of words on my summer at Sub Pop, but all anyone needs to know is that it changed my life for the better. I’ve fantasized about working in the music industry and entertained the idea of being in a band, managing one, or becoming a music producer. This summer was by far the most formative in terms of my career mindset, and the internship provided promising connections for my future in the music world.

Added: February 20, 2015

Southern California and Hollywood Films

Professor Susan Rankaitis' Core III seminar it teaches students how to critically explore visual aspects of filmmaking – editing, cinematography, art direction, and more – by examining cultural, social, and political differences against the backdrop of the “California Dream.”

Added: February 17, 2015

Changing Lives with Scripps College Academy

Nancy Herrera ’15 and Mercedes Adame ’18 know intimately how Scripps College Academy helps students achieve seemingly impossible goals. As high school students, the program realized the power of a liberal arts education. As Scripps students and employees of the Academy, they help others follow in their footsteps.

Added: February 13, 2015

Yes We Can: Scripps Women Thrive in Consulting

Amanda Schaible ’14, a first-year analyst at economic consulting firm Cornerstone Research, Leah Soffer ’14, a business analyst at Deloitte Consulting, and India Mullady ’11, formerly a consultant at Deloitte before becoming a regional project manager for a tech company, offer their experiences and advice about the consulting world.

Added: February 10, 2015

Celebrating Bekki Lee’s legacy with new scholarship

When Scripps College lost Bekki Lee, its beloved and devoted dean of students, in October 2013, the community quickly came together to commemorate her through the Bekki Lee Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund. This spring, Victoria “Tori” Sepand ’15 has been named its first recipient.

Added: February 6, 2015

Mathematics In Our Culture

Professor Chris Towse's "Mathematics in Our Culture" asks its students to question and rethink what they think they know about math, education, and who they are. Towse has taught a version of this course four times since 2004.

Added: January 30, 2015

A New Kind of Literacy

The students of [CodeLiteracy]@Scripps want to spread a simple and profound message to their community and beyond: that coding is the closest thing we have to a superpower.

Added: January 29, 2015

Mara Falahee named CMS Student Athlete of the Week

Mara Falahee, a junior from Bradenton, Florida, has been named the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) Student Athlete of the week for her performance on the women's basketball team.

Added: January 22, 2015

From Materiality to Immateriality

From Materiality to Immateriality questions and analyzes the motivation of these artists through the most intimate means possible: by getting students to craft paper for their own artist books. Watch the video below for a quick peek into the process of papermaking.

Added: January 12, 2015