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Feb. 10, 2023

Funding Student-led Sustainability Fuels a Greener Future at Scripps

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Aug. 4, 2021

Some Magical Scripps Spots and the Generous People Behind Them

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Jul. 30, 2021

Recent Return-to-Campus Updates for Scripps Students and Families

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February 10, 2023

Funding Student-led Sustainability Fuels a Greener Future at Scripps

By Emily Glory Peters Scripps Scrapps, a sustainability-centered program, with Cecelia Blum ’24 (front center) and Sustainability Coordinator Lauren Ng (far right) Sustainable practices at Scripps, says Cecelia Blum ’24, aren’t always visible to the naked eye. Even so, she asserts that involving students in initiatives is critical in helping the College on its sustainability […]

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August 4, 2021

Some Magical Scripps Spots and the Generous People Behind Them

By Emily Glory Peters The story of Scripps might be described as a story of generosity. Not only did Ellen Browning Scripps found the College at a time when there were few influential female philanthropists, but some of its most beloved spaces exist because of donors who followed her example. Their visible dedication to Scripps’ […]

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July 30, 2021

Recent Return-to-Campus Updates for Scripps Students and Families

Residential life is the heartbeat of Scripps College—something cherished all the more after the last year and a half of remote learning. As the campus prepares to reopen for in-person instruction this fall, many students and their families have questions about what they should expect amid an ever-fluctuating COVID-19 environment. To help, we’ve compiled some helpful […]

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June 17, 2021

Past Donor Gifts Resurrect Scripps’ Historic “Tulip Walk”

Spots like Tulip Walk were designed to make Scripps a meditative respite—and our donors are key to that vision. By Emily Glory Peters Scripps’ serene surroundings are arguably as meaningful to our students as the content of our curriculum. Our founder, Ellen Browning Scripps, firmly believed the beauty of the grounds should “seep into students’ […]

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August 26, 2020

Keeping the Gift of Campus Alive

Shaped by donors and adored by the community, Scripps’ lush campus has remained beautifully maintained by our skilled groundskeepers during seasons of sun, rain, and even a pandemic. By Emily Glory Peters There is a magic to Scripps’ campus. Described as “a living botanical sculpture” and recognized as one of the most beautiful in America, […]

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