Feature Stories Archive

Annabel Barraza ’14 : Scripps Fuels Her

For Annabel Barraza '14, there is nothing like being in the heart of back-to-back national presidential elections. Fascinated by politics and grassroots organizing, she spent her junior year exploring off-campus study opportunities in Washington, DC and Ecuador and learning how different political organizations work together across national borders.

Added: May 14, 2014

Izzy Hendry ’14 : From Atlanta to Amman, via Scripps

Izzy Hendry ‘14 wants to work toward a career in the Middle East teaching refugees — and she's well on her way as a 2014 Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grant recipient. The fellowship gives her the ability to teach English, study Arabic, and find an internship doing what she loves most in Amman, Jordan.

Added: May 14, 2014

Mackenzie Leake ’15 : Goldwater Scholarship recipient to pursue future in computer science

While some undergraduates enter and leave college undecided about their professional callings, Mackenzie Leake ’15 has always had her eye on the prize.

Added: May 14, 2014

Perfect Score

Amy Baer ’05 embraced the music scene at Scripps College, sparking her career as a successful film composer.

Added: March 27, 2014

Extraordinary Research

Research opportunities are prized by undergraduate students. Mackenzie Leake ’15 already has two major projects on her resume.

Added: March 7, 2014

Tangible Results

A partnership among Scripps College, Occidental College, and the Fullbridge Program provides intensive student training for the job market – and it’s already secured one Scripps student an internship.

Added: March 7, 2014

Scripps College Professor Ken Gonzales-Day’s “Erased Lynchings” is Topic of New York City’s WBAI 99.5 FM Interview

Professor of Art Ken Gonzales-Day, an internationally acclaimed Los Angeles-based artist known for his thought-provoking photographs, was recently featured on New York’s progressive radio station WBAI 99.5 FM to challenge the misperception that lynchings didn’t occur in California.

Added: February 27, 2014

Beyond the Blackboard

By the time Dana Von Schaumberg ’14 graduates this May, she’ll already have years of teaching experience on her resumé. And it will come in handy when she joins Teach for America for a two-year stint.

Added: February 25, 2014

Braving the Wikistorm

Jade Ulrich ’14 and Susie Ferrell ’15 use cutting-edge technology to raise awareness for the feminist perspective in our digital landscape.

Added: February 25, 2014

Scripps College Academy “helps young women dream big!”

Scripps College Academy continues to capture the attention of regional journalists and, as a result, the college-preparatory program was recently featured on a popular Los Angeles-based Spanish-language news radio talk show.

Added: February 20, 2014