Feature Stories Archive

Cyberculture and the Posthuman Age

Next-generation eyewear, self-driving cars, balloon-powered wifi access, contact lenses capable of monitoring a diabetic's glucose levels, and even the secret to immortality are a small sample of the audacious goals powered by today's fascination with computing. Professor Jennifer Wood's Core III class, Cyberculture and the Posthuman Age, provided context for these and other technological advancements for Scripps College students this fall.

Added: December 29, 2014

Celebrating Senior Thesis

Scripps College speaks to a handful of seniors about the process of completing their thesis in one semester – and their plans now that this milestone has been reached.

Added: December 22, 2014

Andrea Jarrell ’84 comments on admission policy for the New York Times

"My children are not the only family members who have inspired me to shift my thinking lately," writes Andrea Jarrell '84 for the New York Times' Motherlode. For her, the recent admission policy change at Scripps College was an eye-opening experience.

Added: December 22, 2014

Jazz Bluelines

"Professor Huang is the heart of this course," says Brynne Ichiuji, a sophomore from Danville, California. "While I am grateful for the newfound knowledge and appreciation for jazz, I am even more inspired by the love for music and art he instilled in all of us. He welcomes all participation and looks for engaging discussion and input."

Added: December 22, 2014

Scripps celebrates CMS Volleyball

Having secured the best conference record since 2009, women's soccer is poised to return in fall 2015 stronger and faster than ever. We reached out to Scripps teammates to see why they love their sport, and this is what they told us.

Added: December 16, 2014

An Evening with Barbara Pierce Bush

Barbara Pierce Bush, an entrepreneur, champion of social justice, and daughter of former President George W. Bush, lends her voice to the complex issue of global healthcare on March 24, 2015, as the ninth guest speaker of the Elizabeth Hubert Malott Public Affairs Program.

Added: December 11, 2014

Keck Science Department presents original student senior thesis research

Students of the W.M. Keck Science Department – the interdisciplinary home to biology, chemistry, and physics for Scripps, Pitzer, and Claremont McKenna Colleges – shared their senior research projects publically December 5. This tradition, which has been a part of the department since 19XX, marks the culmination of their research and the publication of their senior thesis.

Added: December 10, 2014

Creating Buzz: Daysha Edewi ’14 Launches Into Online Video

Plenty of college students spend time—more than most would likely admit—on BuzzFeed, but how many are able to intern with the global media giant?

Added: December 4, 2014

A “Silent” Review of the Humanities Institute

In the past few months, the Humanities Institute has had a lot to say about silence.

Added: December 2, 2014

Brooklyn Robinson ’16 honored by National Fastpitch Coaches Association

The National Fastpitch Coaches Association recognizes Brooklyn Robinson, a junior at Scripps College, as a talented scholar-athlete.

Added: November 24, 2014