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Oct. 28, 2019

Spotlight on Students: Aileen Villa Changes Perceptions Through Questbridge

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Oct. 14, 2019

Carolann Duro ’20 Fuses Mentoring, Education, and Empowerment for 5C Indigenous Students

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Oct. 7, 2019

Meet Scripps Associated Students President Niyati Narang ’20

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Aug. 15, 2019

Breaking the Bars of Incarceration: Mackenzie Rutherford ’21 Interns at Prison Abolition Organization Critical Resistance

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Aug. 9, 2019

Spotlight on Students: Building on History: Evie Kaufman ’20’s Architecture and Archiving Internship at Claremont Heritage

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Spotlight on Students Series


October 28, 2019

Spotlight on Students: Aileen Villa Changes Perceptions Through Questbridge

The number of undergraduate students at U.S. colleges and universities has increased by three million over the past 20 years, with students of color and those from low-income families making up much of that growth, according to a report from the Pew Research Center.

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October 14, 2019

Carolann Duro ’20 Fuses Mentoring, Education, and Empowerment for 5C Indigenous Students

“Our midnight smudging celebration, where sage is burned for purification, is a time and a space for Native students,” says Carolann Duro ’20. “I’m always challenging the institution to improve resources and community for Indigenous students, but it’s moments like these when I am grateful for the resources we do have and the Native community that is present on these campuses.”

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October 7, 2019

Meet Scripps Associated Students President Niyati Narang ’20

Most know Niyati Narang ’20 as the current president of Scripps Associated Students (SAS), but few know what that actually looks like.

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August 15, 2019

Breaking the Bars of Incarceration: Mackenzie Rutherford ’21 Interns at Prison Abolition Organization Critical Resistance

Politics major Mackenzie Rutherford ’21 spent the summer in Oakland, California, as an intern at Critical Resistance, a member-led, grassroots movement that seeks to build an international movement to end the prison industrial complex.

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August 9, 2019

Spotlight on Students: Building on History: Evie Kaufman ’20’s Architecture and Archiving Internship at Claremont Heritage

Evie Kaufman ’20 spends her days poring over blueprints, studying architects, and considering how the built environment—the human-made spaces in which people live, work, and recreate—influences individuals and communities.

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August 5, 2019

Spotlight on Students: Sabrina Wu ’20’s Internship Melds Healthcare and Human Rights

For Sabrina Wu ’20, reproductive healthcare is about more than just medicine—it’s a chance “to support each woman’s journey.”

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July 30, 2019

Spotlight on Students: Scripps Students Intern on Capitol Hill, Envision Change for the Better

For Madeline Moore ’22 and Olivia Gleason ’21, their summer internships in the office of Congressman Alan Lowenthal (D-CA 47th District, which includes Long Beach and a few other cities in Los Angeles and Orange Counties) is a chance to learn about how public policy and legislation can improve the lives of all.

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May 8, 2019

Spotlight on Seniors: Stephanie Nunez’s Education Comes Full Circle

By Rachel Morrison When Stephanie Nunez ’19 was just a sophomore, she petitioned to go abroad a year earlier than most Scripps students. She had recently completed her Core III course Foreign Language and Culture Teaching Clinic, taught by Professor of French Thierry Boucquey, and was eager to get a jump start on a cross-cultural, […]

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May 6, 2019

Spotlight on Seniors: From Ocean Depths to Mountain Peaks: Xenia Rangaswami ’19 Focuses on Conservation

By Rachel Morrison In 2002, scientists watched in disbelief as most of the Larsen B Ice Shelf collapsed into the Weddell Sea off of the Antarctic Peninsula. Though a certain amount of ice shelf disintegration is part of the natural cycle, the rate of collapse for Larsen B has been much more rapid than predicted. […]

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April 30, 2019

Spotlight on Seniors: By Air and By Sea: Jacque Desmond ’19

You’ll seldom catch Jacque Desmond ’19 not on the move. Between her media studies major, math minor, and participation in two CMS sports teams—track and field and swimming and diving—she has hardly a moment to catch her breath.

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