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Aug. 22, 2022

Scripps Traditions Celebrate the College’s Past, Present, and Future

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May. 13, 2022

This Spring, Four Scripps Classes Make Their Mark on Graffiti Wall

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May. 19, 2021

Stronger Together: Class of 2021 Graffiti Wall Mural Celebrates Class Solidarity, Campus Life

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August 22, 2022

Scripps Traditions Celebrate the College’s Past, Present, and Future

From the beginning of the fall semester to the end of the spring semester, these traditions help students come together in community and celebrate each other’s academic achievements—all in ways that are uniquely Scripps.

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May 13, 2022

This Spring, Four Scripps Classes Make Their Mark on Graffiti Wall

It’s a tradition that harkens back to Scripps College’s earliest years: As Commencement approaches, the graduating class inscribes a section of Graffiti Wall with student signatures and a mural representing their time at the College.

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May 19, 2021

Stronger Together: Class of 2021 Graffiti Wall Mural Celebrates Class Solidarity, Campus Life

Graduating classes have each left their mark on the Scripps College Graffiti Wall since 1931, becoming an essential rite of passage at the College. After the design is painted onto Graffiti Wall, each member of that class signs their name to the mural, becoming a visual time capsule of Scripps’ history that reflects the changing tastes and attitudes of students over the decades.

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May 27, 2020

Hope Springs Eternal: Graffiti Wall Artist Tori Smith ’20

Victoria (Tori) Smith remembers when she first came to Scripps: It was a campus tour in the spring of 2016, and she recalls being irrevocably drawn to the diversity of thought and style of Scripps students and to the unparalleled beauty of campus. “Part of the tour included a visit to Graffiti Wall, and I remember thinking, ‘Wouldn’t it be amazing if I could paint my class’s mural—if I could be a part of making Scripps history?’”

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May 21, 2019

Class of 2019: On Graffiti Wall, Art and Activism Collide

In one of the most enduring traditions at Scripps College, seniors leave their mark on campus by designing and signing an original mural on Graffiti Wall, adjacent to the Rose Garden. Spanning nearly a century, this rite of passage is a testament to the changing attitudes, concerns, and aesthetics of graduating classes.

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May 11, 2018

Class of 2018: Graffiti Wall

Since 1931, Scripps’ graduating seniors have participated in what has become an essential rite of passage at the College: the signing of Graffiti Wall. Each year, seniors choose a mural design from student-submitted illustrations to paint on the wall, and then the entire graduating class adds its signatures. Graffiti Wall is a visual reminder of Scripps’ history and reflects the changing tastes and attitudes of students over the decades.

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May 9, 2018

The Scripps Experience: The Journey of a Scripps Senior

As we count down to commencement day, we want to celebrate how far our seniors have come since they first set foot on campus. Here are just a few of the milestones that make up the Scripps journey.

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May 30, 2017

Class of 2017: Scripps College Graffiti Wall: Seniors Make Their Marks

Since 1931, Scripps’ graduating seniors have participated in what has become an essential rite of passage at the College: the signing of Graffiti Wall. Each year, seniors choose a mural design from student-submitted illustrations to paint on the wall, and then the entire graduating class adds its signatures. Graffiti Wall is a visual reminder of Scripps’ history and reflects the changing tastes and attitudes of students over the decades.

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May 16, 2016

Class of 2016: Scripps College Graffiti Wall: Seniors Make Their Marks

Since 1931, Scripps’ graduating seniors have participated in what has become an essential rite of passage at the College: the signing of Graffiti Wall. Each year, seniors choose a mural design from student-submitted illustrations to paint on the wall, and then the entire graduating class adds their signatures. The Graffiti Wall is a visual reminder of Scripps’ history and reflects the changing tastes and interests of students over the decades.

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