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February 1, 2007

Molly Ivins, 62, columnist and raconteur

Author and newspaper columnist Molly Ivins died January 31 at the age of 62. Ivins, a student at Scripps during the 1962-63 academic year, passed away at her Austin, Texas, home after a long bout with inflammatory breast cancer.

November 8, 2006

Scripps College Alumna Gabrielle Giffords Elected to Congress

With her election this November to the U.S. House of Representatives in Arizona's 8th district, Gabrielle Giffords '93 starts her Congressional career with a series of impressive firsts: the first woman to represent Arizona in Congress in more than a decade, the first Democrat to win the Tucson-area district in more than 20 years — and the first Scripps College alumna elected to national office.

April 17, 2006

Civil Rights Champion to Give Commencement Address

Barbara Arnwine '73, civil rights advocate and the first African American woman to serve as executive director of the non-profit Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, will give the commencement address on Sunday, May 14.

January 27, 2006

Scripps College Department of Dance presents The Inaugural Faculty and Alumnae Dance Concert

The Inaugural Scripps Faculty and Alumnae Dance Concert will take place Friday, February 3, at 8 p.m. and Saturday, February 4 at 8 p.m. in the Garrison Theater of the Scripps College Performing Arts Center.

September 30, 2005

The Elizabeth Hubert Malott Commons Presents a Lunchtime Lecture with Author Nan Mooney '92

Author Nan Mooney '92, discusses her recent book, "I Can't Believe She Did That: Why Women Betray Other Women at Work," on Friday, October 14, 12 pm., in the Hampton Room of the Malott Commons, Scripps College.

June 21, 2005

Scripps’ Most Wanted: FBI Anti-terror Expert To Give Commencement Address

Lynne Jeffries Hunt, Scripps Class of 1975, and one of the highest ranking women in the FBI as legal attaché in the agency's London headquarters, will give the commencement address on Sunday, May 15, at 3 p.m., on Elm Tree Lawn on the Scripps College campus.