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November 7, 2019

Olive and Well: College Revives Beloved Agrarian Tradition

They are strong and have a lot of character, and though they aren’t generally temperamental, they have been known to snap when pushed too hard. These are the olive trees of Scripps College.

November 4, 2019

A Familial Affair: Chicanx Latinx Student Affairs Celebrates 50 Years

In 1969, a small group of Claremont College students got together to address the growing concerns of Latinx students at The Claremont Colleges. They envisioned a space that would connect Latinx students and a program in which students could feel supported academically, socially, and culturally.

November 1, 2019

In the Media: Michael Barbaro Speaks to Spectrum News at Scripps College

Michael Barbaro, host of New York Times podcast The Daily, spoke to Spectrum News before his appearance at Scripps’ signature event series, Scripps Presents.

October 25, 2019

In the Media: KPCC and Daily Bulletin Highlight Professor Hao Huang’s Commemorative L.A. Chinatown Massacre Performance

Professor of Music and Bessie and Cecil Frankel Endowed Chair in Music Hao Huang spoke to KPCC about his curation of the commemorative L.A. Chinatown Massacre performance.

October 23, 2019

First “La Placita” Film Festival Brings 5C and Local Latinx Communities Together

The Scripps College Department of Spanish, Latin American, and Caribbean Literatures and Cultures will co-sponsor the first “La Placita” Community Film Festival with Uncommon Good.

October 15, 2019

Scripps College Faculty to Commemorate Los Angeles Chinatown Massacre with Multimedia Performances in Downtown Los Angeles and Claremont

Scripps College Professor of Music and Bessie and Cecil Frankel Chair in Music Hao Huang will curate two multimedia performances commemorating the Los Angeles Chinatown Massacre of 1871.

October 8, 2019

A New Type of Movement: Scripps Dance Faculty Showcase Activism Through Dance

“At Scripps, dance is about technical mastery, but it is also equally about humanistic inquiry and cultural connection,” says Ronnie Brosterman, professor of dance and chair of the Department of Dance.

October 8, 2019

Scripps College Department of Dance to Showcase Work, Highlighting Themes of Activism and Healing

The Scripps College Department of Dance will showcase work at Garrison Theater this fall.

September 5, 2019

Fall 2019 Convocation: Students, Faculty, and Staff Welcome New Academic Year

  On Tuesday, September 3, Scripps College welcomed students, faculty, and staff to campus for the start of the 2019–20 academic year. President and W.M. Keck Presidential Chair Lara Tiedens delivered the opening remarks and recognized faculty recipients of the Mary W. Johnson Faculty Achievement Awards in teaching, scholarship, and service (full list below). She […]

August 26, 2019

Scripps College Announces 2019–20 Humanities Institute Season, Focused on Humane Responses to Natural and Man-Made Disasters

Scripps College’s Humanities Institute has announced its slate of events for the 2019–20 academic year, which focuses on creating more humane responses to natural and man-made disasters.