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December 7, 2020

In the Media: The New Yorker Explores Emily Hale’s Relationship with T.S. Eliot

The New Yorker explored T.S. Eliot’s relationship with Emily Hale, who served as his muse and romantic confidante, according to revelations from their correspondence, which was first made public earlier this year. Eliot visited Hale in 1932, while she was an instructor at Scripps, and the two corresponded for almost two decades.

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December 4, 2020

In the Media: Christine Margiotta ’00 Discusses Politics and Equity with Zócalo Public Square

Christine Margiotta ’00, whose career has focused on homelessness, education, economic justice, racial equity, and LGBTQ+ rights, spoke with Zócalo Public Square about her recent run for Claremont City Council. Margiotta credited her Scripps professors for influencing her outlook on the world.

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November 23, 2020

In the Media: New York Times Highlights Artist Elizabeth Turk ’83’s Collaboration with Local Elders

The New York Times featured Elizabeth Turk ’83’s new moving-art installation, “Project: Look Up,” a collaboration with residents of the Mt. San Antonio Gardens retirement community. “Plunging into this project has just been an act of grace because it’s kept me optimistic,” she said.

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November 12, 2020

In the Media: Hannah-Beth Jackson ’71 Reflects on Her Senate Legacy in the Santa Barbara News-Press

California State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson ’71 reflected on her eight years representing the state’s 19th District, which encompasses the Santa Barbara region, in the Santa Barbara News-Press. Her legislative achievements have focused on equal pay, environmental protection, and regulation of the pharmaceutical industry.

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November 10, 2020

In the Media: New York Times Interviews Alison Saar ’78

Alison Saar ’78, whose upcoming exhibitions will take place in Claremont and Pasadena when pandemic guidelines allow, discussed her work, creative process, and recent benefit print for Black Lives Matter with the New York Times.

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October 29, 2020

In the Media: Vanessa Tyson Discusses Justin Turner and COVID-19 in Time

Associate Professor of Politics Vanessa Tyson spoke to Time magazine about her reaction to Justin Turner’s decision to join the rest of his Dodgers teammates in an on-the-field World Series victory celebration, after having earlier been pulled from the game due to a positive COVID-19 test.

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October 15, 2020

In the Media: “Be Slower, Do Less,” Michelle Decker Tells the Chronicle of Higher Education

Assistant Professor of English Michelle Decker spoke to the Chronicle of Higher Education about the analog teaching methods she’s using during this online semester. Guided by the motto “be slower, do less,” she’s helping students take a break from their screens with assignments that involve building connections with their immediate community and taking walks without […]

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October 9, 2020

In the Media: Trustee Claude M. Steele to Speak at Sandra Day O’Connor Institute for American Democracy, Financial Times Reports

Claude M. Steele, Stanford psychology professor and member of the Scripps Board of Trustees, will speak at the Sandra Day O’Connor Institute for American Democracy, the Financial Times reports.

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September 25, 2020

In the Media: Vanity Fair Profiles Gabby Giffords ’93’s Fight to Combat Gun Violence

Gabby Giffords ’93, a former congresswoman from Arizona, was profiled in Vanity Fair for her ongoing work to combat gun violence.

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September 24, 2020

In the Media: New York Times Profiles California State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson ’71

The New York Times profiled Hannah-Beth Jackson ’71 for her work breaking down gender-based barriers in the California state senate.

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