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April 13, 2017

Studying at Scripps: Driving to New Depths

At Scripps, studying takes many forms. Our students drive to new depths of thought, freedom, and passion.

April 12, 2017

Laspa Center for Leadership: Alternative Spring Break, Scripps Students Meet with Bay Area Business Leaders and Creatives

Our group of 10 students drove six hours from Claremont to San Francisco to reach our beautiful Airbnb, a Victorian penthouse apartment located in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood. Many of us, being Southern Californians, felt glad to be on the trip because we finally got to see the famous city.

April 7, 2017

CP&R: Networking Treks Spring Break Trip to D.C. Links Students to Careers in Government, Policy

Last month, 10 Scripps students took a break from classes to explore policy, government, and nonprofit careers during their spring break. From March 13 to 16, Scripps College’s Career Planning & Resources (CP&R) team led its fifth Networking Trek in three years with a visit to Washington, D.C. Students got the chance to meet with representatives from seven area organizations.

April 13, 2016

The Scripps Experience: The Joint Music Program, For Music and Non-music Majors Alike

For Scripps student musicians who want to play and perform—but are not necessarily interested in pursuing a professional career in music—the Joint Music Program strikes a harmonious balance. Hosted by Scripps, the program is a collaborative enterprise that involves Harvey Mudd, Claremont McKenna, and Pitzer Colleges.

April 4, 2016

The Scripps Experience: Beyond the Elms, The Off–Campus Major at Scripps

Though I have taken the majority of my classes at the other Claremont colleges, made lasting friendships on other campuses, and taken advantage of coed 5C clubs, when I graduate this May, I will proudly proclaim I attended a women’s college.

March 30, 2016

The Scripps Experience: Scripps Tea, A Campus Tradition Since 1931

Like clockwork, every Wednesday at 3:30 p.m., Scripps’ Seal Court becomes a hub of activity. The space begins to fill with students, faculty, and staff from The Claremont Colleges who drop by for a few minutes or an hour to share snacks and much-needed social time.

March 28, 2016

The Scripps Experience: Study Abroad and Global Education, Reflections from Scripps Students Abroad

The Study Abroad and Global Education (SAGE) program is Scripps’ resource for students interested in studying abroad. Most students study away for one semester (either fall or spring) during their junior year; in fact, more than half of the Scripps junior class participates in a SAGE experience every year. For this slideshow, we asked returning students to share some of […]

March 1, 2016

The Scripps Experience: Residence Halls, Building a Student Community

  Ranked #80 on Forbes’ Top Colleges 2015 list, and #14 on its list of Top 25 Western Colleges, Scripps is well known and well regarded for its academics. But a quick step onto campus and visitors can see why it is also featured in The Princeton Review’s top 20 lists for Best Quality of […]

February 24, 2016

The Scripps Experience: Media Players, Preparing Students for Hollywood and Beyond

This may come as a surprise to students interested in working in entertainment: You do not have to graduate from film school in order to pursue a career in the movie and television industry. Just ask the Scripps alumnae who are showing their work at major film festivals or producing award-winning television shows—alumnae like Maril Davis ’74, executive producer for the Starz television series Outlander, recently nominated for several Golden Globes. She credits her time at Scripps as instrumental to her professional success, commenting, “I think a well-rounded, liberal arts education is a good preparation for any career.”

February 11, 2016

The Scripps Experience: The Motley Coffeehouse, Serving Up Scripps Spirit One Cup at a Time

Walking into the Motley Coffeehouse from Seal Court is like stepping into the heart of Scripps. Bustling on any day of the week, the Motley is full of students busily typing away on their laptops, reading, and socializing. The whirring of an espresso machine and the sound of pop music can be heard amidst the […]