5C Life

December 6, 2023

Things to Do in the Claremont Village

Ahh, the Claremont Village–my favorite cartoon town. When I first got to campus I kept saying it looked like a theme park (this is a good thing). All the store […]

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December 3, 2023

Why YOU Should Join Your College Radio Station!

Hello everyone! I’m Louise, a senior here at Scripps, and today I want to tell you all about why I so passionately believe that you – yes, YOU – should […]

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Finding a Job on Campus

On-campus jobs are great opportunities to get work experience while having a very short commute. I have worked as an admissions ambassador since the Spring of my sophomore year and […]

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December 1, 2023

The 5C Dance Community!

Getting involved with dance at the 5Cs (the five undergraduate Claremont consortium colleges) is a great way to meet new people, explore different class and club offerings, and make cross-campus […]

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November 30, 2023

Intramural Sports at Scripps

Are you an ex-high school-student-athlete? Don’t know what to do with that competitive energy but don’t want to play a varsity sport? Someone who’s new to sports and doesn’t want […]

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October 25, 2023

What Makes Scripps Stand Out?

Hello Everyone!  Today, I will discuss what makes Scripps stand out as its own institution, specifically stuff that I wish I had known coming into Scripps. When I think about […]

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October 16, 2023

Athletics and Recreation at Scripps

The Claremont Colleges approach their athletics programs in a unique way: by splitting them into two, thus forming the “Sixth Street Rivalry” after the narrow road that divides CMS (Claremont-Mudd-Scripps) […]

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July 26, 2023

Secret Spots of Claremont

As someone who has lived in Claremont for the past 19 years, I think it is my duty to let you all in on the secret spots of the city!  […]

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Come on a Walking Adventure With me Around the 5Cs!

I am a big fan of walking around. It’s just the perfect way to socialize and get my body moving. Naturally, one of the first things I did when I […]

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March 7, 2023

5C Places and Spaces

There are some truly fantastic 5C spaces on campus. These resources which are shared by the five undergraduate colleges in our consortium are made for studying, making art, and building […]

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February 27, 2023

Making Friends at Scripps and Across the 5Cs

College, for all of the fun and excitement it can bring, can be intimidating in many different ways as well. Hopefully, this blog post will be helpful in settling some […]

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December 5, 2022

My Favorite Clubs at the Claremont Colleges!

One of the questions I receive most as an admissions ambassador is “what clubs are you involved in on campus”? I’ve been lucky to be involved in many organizations at […]

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October 8, 2022

Majoring at another 5C… easy or hard?

Going into college I knew that I wanted to major in Environmental Analysis, in fact it was one of the things that I looked for during my college search, that […]

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October 7, 2022

5C Cross Registration 

Hi! My name is Scarlette. I am a junior majoring in economics and an admission embassador. One of the biggest advantages of attending Scripps College is that it is a […]

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August 5, 2022

Community Gardening 10 minutes away from Claremont: City of Pomona

                                     Vacant Lot post industrial waste cleanup (2017) versus blooming garden full of […]

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August 2, 2022

Fostering Communication, Trust, and Community Care Through Leadership Opportunities

I have always been drawn to leadership opportunities that focus on fostering communication, trust, and community care.  Being a first-generation, low-income Mexican-American raised in the city of Pomona, I am […]

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July 8, 2022

Favorite Foods in the Dining Halls

Being surrounded by 4 other undergraduate colleges, alongside Scripps provides you with an opportunity to eat at 7 different dining halls! So many options to choose from can be overwhelming, […]

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July 1, 2022

Residential Life at Scripps!

Acclimating to a new environment can be fearsome for many, including myself. Coming to college having lived my whole life around family members it was terrifying to think I would […]

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April 15, 2022

Café con Leche at Scripps!

Scripps College’s SCORE (Scripps Communities of Resources and Empowerment), helps unite students from different backgrounds and identities through clubs and organizations. This creates an inclusive community in Scripps College that […]

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March 27, 2022

The In’s and Out’s of Intramural Sports at Scripps College

Hey Everyone!  A new activity I have started this spring semester is my roommate and I joined a trivia team through CMS (Claremont, Mudd, Scripps) recreation, which means it qualifies […]

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