December 12, 2017

The Scripps Experience: Chronicling the Experiences of First-Gen Students

As the College welcomed its largest-ever cohort of first-year students this past fall, the First-Generation @ Scripps Newsletter was preparing to introduce the Scripps community to a few of those new faces on campus. The newsletter, currently in its fifth volume, is edited by the First-Gen Program co-coordinators and speaks to the experiences of Scripps students who are the first in their families to attend college. Co-coordinators Evelyn Gonzalez ’18 and Clarisse Salazar ’18 decided that “firsts” would be an appropriate theme to kick off the most recent issue.  

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September 1, 2016

A Message on Diversity and Inclusion from President Lara Tiedens

Dear Scripps Students, Faculty, and Staff, As an educator, I have long believed that education, especially higher education, has an important role to play in creating a more just society. […]

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May 11, 2015


A lot can happen in four years. Take a journey through time with the Scripps College Class of 2015.

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May 5, 2015

A Legacy of Advocacy: An Interview with Leanna Namovic ’17 of Disability, Illness, and Difference Alliance

When Leanna Namovic ’17 first joined the Disability, Illness, and Difference Alliance (DIDA), she discovered a supportive community that understood her challenges and helped her navigate campus life.

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May 1, 2015

Elizabeth Shulterbrandt ’12 Empowers American Indian Youth

When Elizabeth Shulterbrandt ’12 first heard about a White House gathering of 500 federally recognized tribal nations a few years ago, her curiosity piqued. She found herself drawn to learn more about American Indian communities.

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April 3, 2015

Sustained Dialogues Campus Network Moderator Training

Last semester we launched the I.D.E.A. Initiative with an interactive 2-day workshop for students interested in developing their leadership skills and navigating challenging conversations around important issues. I am excited to announce that Sustained Dialogues Campus Network (SDCN) will return to campus this spring to facilitate another workshop for students.

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January 15, 2015

Dialogue Groups: Your invitation to participate!

Change at Scripps starts with individuals who take part in meaningful discussions about central community challenges. I invite you all to participate in a dialogue group next semester and create the change you wish to see at Scripps!

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November 5, 2014

Spotlight on Faculty: Martha Gonzalez

In a recent session of Martha Gonzalez’ popular Fandango course, she taught the group of seven assembled students to play the eight-string jarana, the main instrument in the musical style of son jarocho.

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Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack

Over a two day period in October, anti-racism activist Peggy McIntosh engaged the Scripps community in a series of public lectures, small group meetings, and discussions with administrators on privilege systems and the concept of “experts.”

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October 17, 2014

I AM THAT GIRL: Scripps College

“I AM THAT GIRL: Scripps College is the local chapter of a worldwide movement that aims to inspire women by encouraging them to embrace who they are and by advocating in favor of healthy media content for and by women. Our campus chapter is a space for collaboration, conversation and creation. We meet weekly to talk about life. We also host events that promote media literacy.”

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