Politics and Society

September 7, 2023

Sophia Shepherd ’24 Explores Militarism’s Role in Climate Change

“Because of this grant, I had the time and energy to read everything I’ve wanted to read and explore a subject that is personally meaningful to me and my career path,” Shepherd says.

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September 5, 2023

Simar Malhotra ’25 Conducts Scripps-Funded Research on Vaccine Uptake

Through the Mary W. Johnson and J. Stanley Johnson Research Award, established in 1995 to support Scripps students’ summer research, Simar Malhotra ’25 has spent the past several months digging into the relationship between media exposure and health.

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August 22, 2023

Rina Nagashima ’24 Receives Prestigious Public Service Awards

Representing Scripps as a Key into Public Service Scholar wasn’t the end of Nagashima’s achievements this year: She was also selected as a 2023 Truman Scholar.  

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July 12, 2023

Hao Huang’s Gold Mountain Podcast Launches New Season

Equal parts history and travelogue, “Iron Horse Road” tells the story of the 20,000 Chinese laborers who built the Transcontinental Railroad.

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May 5, 2023

Spotlight on Seniors: Isabel Evans ’23 Finds Treasures and Inspiration in Library Archives

Although Evans is writing two senior theses to fulfill each of her major requirements, she is utilizing a similar methodology for both: archival research.

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April 20, 2023

Spotlight on Seniors: Fulbright Recipient Chanah Haigh ’23 Focuses on Environmental Activism

“I’ve loved how interdisciplinary my studies at Scripps have been,” Haigh says. “It’s given me more understanding of other people’s perspectives and taught me to be flexible and to think on my feet.”

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April 11, 2023

Spotlight on Faculty: Amy Alemu, Assistant Professor of History

The Office of Marketing and Communications recently spoke with new Scripps Assistant Professor of History Amy Alemu to discuss Ethiopian and Black American student activism, interdisciplinary historical inquiry, and handstands.

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April 5, 2023

Spotlight on Seniors: Julia Cox ’23 Prepares for Law School with Advocacy and Philosophy

“I don’t think I would have developed into the self-assured and confident person I am today if I had gone to a bigger school or one without a liberal arts focus,” she says.

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March 28, 2023

Lara Deeb Discusses New Co-Edited Book on Sectarianism in Lebanon

The co-editors said they “decided to focus the volume on anthropology and history because we saw a potentially fruitful conversation to be had between these two disciplines.”

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March 17, 2023

Cindy Forster Discusses the Arrest of Bolivian Coup Leaders in the Jacobin

Forster discusses the arrest of Luis Fernando Camacho, who led the 2019 coup in Bolivia that deposed Evo Morales.

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