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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 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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September 5, 2014

Alex Frumkin ’15: A Student Perspective

Scripps Associated Students President Alex Frumkin delivers her remarks at New Student Welcome on August 28, 2014.

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August 5, 2014

Scripps College Alumna Heightening Awareness on Food Allergies

Some look at life as a glass half empty. Dana Shaker ’14 sees a glass overflowing with opportunities. An accomplished athlete and student, Shaker has multiple food allergies; when she arrived at Scripps College in 2010 as a first-year student, she crafted an allergy-free fare movement that informed her research into people suffering from dietary restrictions.

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June 27, 2014

Scripps College is the Focus of Telemundo’s Community Affairs Program

Scripps College continues to gain regional media attention from influential Spanish-language community affairs programs. Recently, the First-Generation @ Scripps program and the Scripps College Academy were both featured on KVEA-TV channel 52’s public affairs program called, “Enfoque Los Angeles.”

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