Life After Scripps (page 2)

January 25, 2023

Dwandalyn Reece ’85 to Deliver Black History Month Lecture at Virginia Commonwealth University

Her talk, which will focus on the history of Black music, will take place on February 23 at 7 p.m. and will be livestreamed.

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January 12, 2023

In the Media: Gabby Giffords ’93 Discusses Gun Violence Prevention on Good Morning America

Giffords says that the goal for her gun control advocacy organization, also named Giffords, is to “save lives, save lives, save lives.”

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January 11, 2023

In the Media: Los Angeles Daily News Interviews Gabby Giffords ’93, Rose Parade Grand Marshal

“The Rose Parade has such an amazing history and this year’s theme, ‘turning the corner,’ resonates deeply with me,” Giffords told the Daily News.

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December 21, 2022

In the Media: Pasadena Star-News Hails Gabby Giffords ’93’s Rose Parade Grand Marshal Selection

“. . . [T]he work Giffords is doing is one of those things that makes a person not give up faith in the possibility of progress against the insane epidemic of gun violence,” the op-ed states.

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December 19, 2022

In the Media: Solo Exhibition of Pae White ’85’s Work to Open in January, Art Daily Reports

The exhibition, Slow Winter Sun, will open on January 13, 2023, and will include new tapestries, paper clay paintings, and ceramic works.

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November 23, 2022

In the Media: Lynne Thompson to Read at 2022 Get Lit Gala, Broadway World Reports

The gala will honor several Los Angeles-area artists for their contributions and achievements.

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November 4, 2022

In the Media: Andrea Sáenz ’95 Becomes President and CEO of Chicago Community Trust, Chicago Business Reports

Sáenz, who most recently served as the trust’s chief operating officer, is also the organization’s first Latinx leader.

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October 27, 2022

Graciela Vega ’93 Curates Art for Her Community

Reflecting on her current line of work, Vega credits Scripps College’s art department for planting her artistic seed and allowing it to flourish.

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October 14, 2022

In the Media: Gabby Giffords ’93 to Serve as Rose Parade Grand Marshal, Los Angeles Times Reports

The theme of the parade, which will be held on January 2, is “Turning the Corner.”

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In the Media: Lynne Thompson ’72 Hosts “Day of Poetry” in Los Angeles, KCET Reports

Lynne Thompson ’72, the current poet laureate of Los Angeles, celebrated the city’s diverse and talented poets by co-hosting a “Day of Poetry” reading at Central Library.

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