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Jul. 14, 2020

Kegan Peters ’23 Selected for World Food Prize Foundation’s George Washington Carver Internship

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Jul. 10, 2020

Monet Massac ’21 Explores US Haitian Identity in Summer Research Project

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Jun. 30, 2020

Jeannette Hunker ’23 Keeps the Music Alive with Driveway Concert Series

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July 14, 2020

Kegan Peters ’23 Selected for World Food Prize Foundation’s George Washington Carver Internship

The World Food Prize Foundation, which aims to increase equitable and sustainable access to food around the globe, has selected Kegan Peters ’23 for its summer 2020 George Washington Carver Internship program. Interns will work with foundation mentors, government officials, and grassroots leaders to address issues of global food security.

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July 10, 2020

Monet Massac ’21 Explores US Haitian Identity in Summer Research Project

To understand how Haitian immigrants negotiated their identity on US soil, Monet Massac ’21, granddaughter of Marie Massac, is embarking on a summer research project that explores how Haitian migrants from the 1970s–90s navigate the racial terrain of the United States.

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June 30, 2020

Jeannette Hunker ’23 Keeps the Music Alive with Driveway Concert Series

Social distancing and shelter-at-home guidelines have affected every facet of life, from the shift to work-at-home to telemedicine doctor visits. But it’s in our communal rituals and celebrations where many people are feeling the greatest loss. “With the ban of concerts, graduation ceremonies, weddings, and other large social gatherings, most people feel a void in their lives,” says Jeanette Hunker ’23.

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May 22, 2020

The Back Story: Gallery Interns Offer New Perspective on Great Depression

Student interns at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery wear many hats. During their 2019–20 internships, Ludwig intern Annabel Lind ’22 and Turk intern Miriam Bankier ’20 helped organize the sprawling archives of the gallery’s permanent collection, assisted with the College’s 76th Ceramic Annual (the longest running ceramics show in the country), and curated their own exhibition from the collection.

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May 1, 2020

Then and Now: Members of Scripps’ Class of 2020 Reflect on Their Four Years at Scripps

In 2016, we interviewed some of Scripps’ incoming Class of 2020 about their aspirations as they embarked on their Scripps journeys. Now, as these graduating seniors take their courageous next step in the midst of global uncertainty, they reflect on how they’ve grown and adapted since first arriving on campus.

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April 15, 2020

5C Dance Marathon, Led by Elizabeth Howell-Egan ’22, Raises Thousands for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

5C Dance Marathon, The Claremont Colleges’ chapter of the nationwide Miracle Network Dance Marathon, raised $13,578 for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) during its first year as a chapter. The Miracle Network Dance Marathon is a collective of college, university, and high school programs that raise funds and awareness for local Children’s Miracle Network hospitals.

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April 2, 2020

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Tennis Player Anastasia Bryan-Ajania ’20 Serves Up Supplies for COVID-19 Relief

Anastasia Bryan-Ajania ’20, a member of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas tennis team, helped organize donations of personal protective equipment from The Claremont Colleges to aid in COVID-19 relief efforts. She reached out to all seven schools for donations of gloves, lab coats, masks, and disinfectant wipes, which were distributed to medical facilities in the Claremont and Pomona areas.

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March 6, 2020

Equitable by Design: Megan Robalewski ’20 Explores How Design Can Better Serve Humanity

For Megan Robalewski ’20, good design begins with confronting the people, ideas, and agendas that the design is serving. This concept, which originated in the field of human-centered design (HCD), is what led her to New York this past summer, where she compiled research on New York City Transit Authority.

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March 2, 2020

Allison Joseph ’20 Sets Stage for Change through Activist Theater

Using activist theater, the “Ideal Woman” workshop explored women’s traditional and cultural roles in their communities. By the end of the workshop, armed with newfound confidence and creative props they’d made from nature, her students performed a five-act play which tackled issues they faced in their day-to-day lives, from navigating difficult relationships with their fathers to not being allowed to play sports with their male classmates.

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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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