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May 28, 2014

Scripps College honors the memory of Maya Angelou

“Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.”

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May 14, 2014

Rose DuCharme ‘14: Promoting Cultural Exchange

Rose DuCharme ‘14 is excited about promoting cultural exchange — and she’s doing just that as a 2014 Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grant recipient. The fellowship gives DuCharme the opportunity to teach English and volunteer in Luxembourg, set up an exchange with her hometown, and explore the literature of her adoptive country.

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Annabel Barraza ’14 : Scripps Fuels Her

For Annabel Barraza ’14, there is nothing like being in the heart of back-to-back national presidential elections. Fascinated by politics and grassroots organizing, she spent her junior year exploring off-campus study opportunities in Washington, DC and Ecuador and learning how different political organizations work together across national borders.

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March 25, 2014

Rosa Martha Zarate Macias: “We Have Lived Here, We Have Struggled Here!”

Scripps College presents a discussion and musical performance by musician, educator, and community organizer Rosa Martha Zárate Macías as part of the César Chávez commemoration activities at The Claremont Colleges.

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February 4, 2014

See the Possibilities

Where others see impossibility and disability, Allison Thompkins ’04 sees the opposite. And thanks in part to her Scripps experience, she has a PhD in economics from MIT.

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Enabling Advocacy

Maddy Ruvolo ’14 pioneers disability advocacy at Scripps College, The Claremont Colleges, and beyond.

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July 31, 2013

Barbara Arnwine ’73 on Civil Rights

Scripps College alumna, attorney, and prominent civil rights advocate Barbara Arnwine ’73 is at the forefront of renewed efforts in the national fight against voter discrimination. Arnwine joined President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder at the White House on Monday, July 28, along with other civil rights leaders, to discuss ways to combat voter discrimination.

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July 24, 2013

“Be Unapologetic”

“My journey at Scripps led me to recognize my voice and to hold it with strength and conviction,” says Jasmine Johnson ‘13, who is now pursuing a Masters degree while working as a sixth grade instructor.

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June 13, 2013

The Scripps College Academy Legacy

For the second consecutive year, five SCA Scholars participated in Scripps College’s Commencement activities. This year, the five women celebrated Commencement 2013 by gathering for a photo near the spot where a similar photo was snapped four years ago when they were first-year students at Scripps College.

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December 3, 2012


Growing up in Nigeria and India helped Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies Piya Chatterjee foster a world view that informs both her academic research and her community activism.

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