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November 29, 2017

The Scripps Experience: The Babes and Blankets CLORG

Babes and Blankets, the club/organization (CLORG at Scripps), meets weekly to knit and crochet blankets, scarves, and other yarn crafts, which they then donate to local nonprofit organizations and groups in need. Babes and Blankets partners with Binky Patrol, which gives baby blankets to hospitals, and the Red Scarf Project, which provides scarves to foster youth in college, among others.

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November 15, 2017

The Scripps Experience: The Scripps-in-Residence Program

Scripps’ annual Scripps in Residence program— now in its third year—has hosted distinguished alumnae and parents on campus to share their professional journeys as well as offer wisdom and advice about blazing a career path. Typically held over three days in October, the program offers an array of opportunities for Scripps students to hear from guests, including discussion panels, lunches, browsing room chats, and one-on-one informational interviews. For students who are beginning to think about their post-graduation pursuits, Scripps in Residence can help bring clarity and insight to setting oneself up for those next steps.

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August 30, 2017

The Scripps Experience: The Career Planning & Resources Marketing and PR Trek

In August, Career Planning & Resources (CP&R) expanded their career exploration and networking offerings, hosting its first trek to Bay Area firms specializing in publishing, public relations, and marketing. The trek was sponsored by parents David and Moni Butze P’18, who also hosted a networking dinner for alumnae and students.

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August 21, 2017

The Scripps Experience: The Scripps 360° First-Year Program

As any alumna can attest, Scripps is more than just a place to learn—the College calls students to embrace leadership, service, integrity, and creativity as part of their path to graduation. To that end, Scripps offers students myriad ways to develop their abilities both inside and outside the classroom, from clubs and athletics and grants and internships to volunteer opportunities, student government, and peer mentoring.

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August 1, 2017

The Scripps Experience: Be Move-In Ready with These 10 “Not-So-Typical” Items

Move-In Day is just around the corner. Whether you’ll be returning to campus or arriving for the very first time, we wanted to suggest just a few offbeat items that might come in handy during the academic year to come. We can’t wait to see you at Scripps this fall!  

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June 14, 2017

The Scripps Experience: The Annual Capstone Day Soccer Game

While Capstone Day celebrates academic achievement, it has a playful side, too, thanks to Professor of French Thierry Boucquey. While helping to pilot Capstone Day in 2008, Professor Boucquey proposed capping off the events with a friendly soccer game between Scripps faculty, staff, and seniors on Scripps’ Alumnae Field.

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May 22, 2017

The Scripps Experience: Annual Capstone Day

Each May, as seniors edge closer to graduation, the Scripps community takes a day to celebrate their academic achievements. Capstone Day, a Scripps tradition since 2008, brings the 5C community together to learn about outstanding senior thesis projects. Nominated by faculty, senior presenters share original projects in a range of disciplines and media—the culmination of the thinking, writing, and research they’ve been working on towards their degree.

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April 13, 2017

The Scripps Experience: Studying at Scripps

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

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March 23, 2017

The Scripps Experience: The Refugee Advocacy Network CLORG

Frustrated recent with anti-immigrant and anti-refugee rhetoric in U.S. politics, in fall 2016 Noor Hamdy ’18 founded the 5C club Refugee Advocacy Network (RAN) to provide concrete ways for students can make a difference in the lives of local refugees.

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April 13, 2016

The Scripps Experience: The Joint Music Program

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.

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