From the Archives (page 5)

July 31, 2020

‘Scripps This Summer’ Innovates Pre-Orientation Summer Programming

A team of staff, student, and faculty representatives from the Offices of the Dean of Students,  Admission, Dean of Faculty, Marketing and Communications, and the Laspa Center for Leadership designed and implemented “Scripps This Summer” (STS), an ongoing slate of remote programming aimed at engaging with incoming students in a way that had never been done before at Scripps.

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July 30, 2020

In the Media: Lily Silver ’22 Launches Mental Health Talk Show on IGTV, Seattle Times Reports

Lily Silver ’22 launched “Mind Wide Open,” a mental health-focused weekly talk show on IGTV, Instagram’s video platform, the Seattle Times reported. Silver, whose father was Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell, said she started the talk show to destigmatize mental health issues among young people.

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July 29, 2020

Window into the Fall 2020 Student Life and Community

On July 28, staff members from different programs and student services hosted an online forum to provide Scripps students and families with information about virtual student life and community programs during the fall 2020 semester.

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Window into the Fall 2020 Virtual Learning Forum

On July 27, faculty members held a virtual forum on fall 2020 virtual learning for Scripps students and families.

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In the Media: Scripps’ Linda Davis Taylor Financial Literacy Program Is Featured in Worth

The Linda Davis Taylor Financial Literacy Program was featured in a Worth article about the need for college-level financial education. The piece lauds Scripps’ program, hosted by the Laspa Center for Leadership.

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In the Media: Cindy Forster Examines Jeanine Áñez’s Impact on Bolivia in People’s Dispatch

In a two-part series for People’s Dispatch, Cindy Forster, professor of history and chair of Latin American studies, examines the impact that interim president Jeanine Áñez has had on Bolivia since taking power, arguing that Áñez is waging a war on women.

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July 28, 2020

Message from Dean Marcus-Newhall and Dean Johnson

Since the decision to be remote for fall 2020, faculty and staff have been working intensely to ensure that the hallmarks of the Scripps student experience translate in a virtual world. This is an opportunity to innovate and reimagine the ways we learn and grow together, stay connected, expand our social networks and support one another.

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Stephanie Du ’21’s Homespun Efforts for Community Health

When Stephanie Du ’21’s grandfather was diagnosed with a heart condition, the necessity to protect those most vulnerable to COVID-19 became all the more poignant. “I am currently living with my grandparents, who are both immunocompromised. As someone who is very close to their grandparents, I just wanted to do something that will help protect more vulnerable populations,” she says.

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July 27, 2020

In the Media: Los Angeles Times Interviews Martha Gonzalez about New Book Chican@ Artivistas

The Los Angeles Times spoke with Martha Gonzalez, associate professor of Chicanx-Latinx Studies and Grammy-winning lead singer of Quetzal, about her new book, Chican@ Artivistas: Music, Community, and Transborder Tactics in East Los Angeles. “I hope that I get people to think about music in new ways,” she said. “That music isn’t just a commodity.”

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July 24, 2020

Student Spotlight: Sophia Albanese ’21 Explores Impact of Cellular Stress

Long before starting at Scripps, biology major Sophia Albanese ’21 knew scientific exploration would be in her future. The child of an attorney and a chemist, she “grew up surrounded by science and law,” and in middle school got her first glimpse of how she could pursue this goal at the W.M. Keck Science Center during a tour of The Claremont Colleges.

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