Student Life

December 8, 2023

SageMUN — Leadership and conference planning as a college student

I’ve talked a little bit about what it’s like to compete as a member of the Pomona College Model United Nations (PCMUN) team. As a reminder – despite having Pomona […]

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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 5, 2023

5C Dance Shows

Hi everyone! I’m CJ, a junior here at Scripps studying neuroscience and dance. One of my favorite things about being a student here is the 5C dance department. Scripps and […]

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December 3, 2023

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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November 30, 2023

Movies and TV Shows filmed at the 5Cs

If you have a sharp eye and are a big film and television fan, you may recognize the Claremont Colleges as the site for some of your favorite media pieces.  […]

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Coming to America (International Experience)

I missed my flight! That was the most frustrating traveling experience I had, and the one time I had traveled out of my home country. After about 20 hours of […]

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Theater at the 5C’s

Hello Everyone!   My past two semesters at Scripps, I expanded my activities and joined musical theater at the Claremont Colleges. Today I am going to take a deep dive into […]

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November 7, 2023

Music Scene at the 5Cs: Student Bands!

Good afternoon Scripps fans, I have come on this blog to tell you a little bit about the band scene here at Scripps and the wider 5C’s. Needless to say, […]

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October 28, 2023

Chronicles of college Model UN

As a Scripps student I have had the opportunity to dabble in various 5C/4C clubs, however, one that has stayed a consistent part of my college experience is Model United […]

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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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June 28, 2023

The Scripps Academic Experience: My Favorite Classes at Scripps

Scripps is a community of intelligent individuals who are eager to learn. Because of how easy it is to take classes at the other Claremont Colleges, there is such a […]

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May 2, 2023

What to Know as an Incoming Sophomore

Oh man, sophomore year, what a delightful blur it was. Because of COVID, my freshman year was entirely online, and so sophomore year was actually my first year on campus! […]

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The Peer Education Center

Hi! I’m CJ and I’m a sophomore at Scripps studying neuroscience and dance. I remember the summer before my first semester of college feeling completely overwhelmed by the fact that […]

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May 1, 2023

Melina’s Top Five LA Picks

Little Tokyo I love Little Tokyo so much! It is also very accessible through the Metrolink, as it is only a ten-minute walk from Union Station. From there, you can […]

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March 3, 2023

Café con Leche at Scripps

Scripps’ Latinx affinity group, Café con Leche (CCL), helps provide a forum for discussion on economic, cultural, political and social issues in the Latinx community within and beyond Scripps College. […]

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Residential Life at Scripps

Going to college and living independently for the first time can be scary for a lot of people. I know I was a little worried about rooming with somebody I’d […]

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Favorite Spots in Claremont

Favorite Spots in Claremont Ah, Claremont–it seems so small and yet there’s a thing to do everywhere you look. Something an upperclassman said to me my first year that I’ve […]

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