March 10, 2016
The Huffington Post notes women are making progress at the federal, state and city levels of government beyond household names like Hillary Clinton, Condoleezza Rice and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, listing 11 high-profile politicians of note, including Scripps College's own Hannah Beth Jackson '71.
February 19, 2016
Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Assistant Professor of Politics Vanessa Tyson engaged in a lively and pointed discussion with a near-capacity crowd of students, faculty, staff, and members of the Scripps community at a noontime Scripps Presents event on February 18.
February 10, 2016
Mark Golub, associate professor of politics at Scripps College, explores in Huffington Post how anti-racist norms coexist with persistent conditions of racial oppression on college campuses across the country.
January 29, 2016
Angela Davis, a revolutionary author, scholar, and activist, speaks on radical activism at event hosted by Scripps Presents. Inland Valley Daily Bulletin reporter Imani Tate captured highlights from the talk. Read more
January 29, 2016
Vanessa Tyson, assistant professor of politics at Scripps College, explains in an opinion article for U.S.News & World Report the challenges Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton faces with the youth vote in Iowa prior to the Democratic caucuses on February 1. Clinton lacks the popularity that competitor Bernie Sanders enjoys for a variety of reasons, […]
January 7, 2016
Lara Deeb, professor of anthropology at Scripps College, was interviewed by Jadaliyya about her new book, "Anthropology's Politics: Disciplining the Middle East," with co-author Jessica Winegar, associate professor of anthropology at Northwestern University.
December 1, 2015
Quartz magazine, which features global news designed for reading on digital tablets and smart phones, highlights Scripps College philosophy professor Rivka Weinberg's new book The Risk of A Lifetime
October 14, 2015
Scripps alumna Hannah-Beth Jackson ’71, a member of the California State Senate representing the 19th District, was responsible for creating the equal pay bill that California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law in mid-October. SB358, which has come to be known as the Fair Pay Act, is being described as the “nation’s strongest equal pay […]