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June 5, 2018

Hannah-Beth Jackson ’71 Authors Successful California Senate Bills Addressing Equity and Sexual Harassment Issues

California Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, a 1971 graduate of Scripps College and advocate for women's rights, recently authored and guided successfully through the senate three California bills.

June 4, 2018

In the Media: Sita Kuratomi Bhaumik ’02 in Top 100 Artists

Food justice artist Sita Kuratomi Bhaumik ’02, founding member of the People's Kitchen Collective in Oakland, has been recognized for her work integrating food and art in San Francisco Magazine's Top 100 Artists list for the East Bay.

May 29, 2018

In the Media: Allison Wysocki ’99 Featured in San Francisco Business Times

Allison Wysocki '99, who serves as managing director at J. P. Morgan heading up Corporate Banking business for technology company clients, was celebrated among 130 women business leaders in the annual San Francisco Business Times' "Most Influential Women in Business" list.

March 29, 2018

In the News: Alison Saar ’78 Presents an Exhibition of New Work

Scripps alum Alison Saar ’78 opened an exhibition of new work on March 29 at L.A. Louver Gallery in Los Angeles. Taking inspiration from the character of Topsy in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s classic Civil War–era novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Saar re-contextualizes the slave girl as a symbol of defiance in paintings on dyed vintage linens and sculptures carved from wood. The exhibition, titled "Topsy Turvy," runs until May 12.

February 20, 2018

Spotlight on Alumnae: Carin Weinrich ’88: Immigration Attorney Helps Scripps Students and Families Know Their Rights

When A. Carin Weinrich ’88 reminisces about her time at Scripps College, her favorite spot on campus comes to mind: Browning Hall’s third-floor balcony. From that vantage point, she could take in the scenic views and enjoy a brief respite from busy campus life.

December 7, 2017

Suzanne Muchnic ’62 Receives Critical Praise, and Book Award, for LACMA So Far

A recent Los Angeles Public Library book review lauds the work of author and Scripps College alumna Suzanne Ely Muchnic ’62 for her meticulous research and compelling writing on LACMA So Far: Portrait of a Museum in the Making, a fascinating history of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

October 15, 2017

Scripps Magazine: Art Forms

Alison Saar ’78 Weight, at first glance, appears to be a young girl playing on a swing, until one realizes that the child is stripped bare. Her swing is attached to a broken branch that hangs from a vintage cotton scale. Her weight is counterbalanced with a coal scuttle “cornucopia” of tools of domestic labor—a […]

October 3, 2017

Mackenzie Leake ’15 Wins U.S. Masters Swimming Event in Open Waters

Scripps College alumna Mackenzie Leake '15 has continued to pursue her lifelong love of swimming and recently won the one-mile long event of the U.S. Masters Swimming Sprint Distance Open Water National Championship of 2017, in SeaTac, Wash.

September 8, 2017

Laurel Schwartz ’15 Blogs, Encourages Others Living with Crohn’s Disease

Scripps College alum Laurel Schwartz '15, working as a contributing writer to themighty.com blog, offers encouragement to chronically ill college students based on her own struggles living with Crohn's disease.

August 24, 2017

Katie Campbell-Morrison ’11 Blogs on Lessons Conveyed, and Her Work on CNN’s Documentary “Elian”

Scripps College alumna Katie Campbell-Morrison ’11 served as production assistant based in Cuba for the making of CNN’s documentary about the Elián González case, which premieres tonight on CNN.