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May. 17, 2021

Keeping it Classic: Classics Majors Gain Modern Knowledge through Study of Ancient Texts

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May. 12, 2021

Snapshot: Class of 2021

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May. 10, 2021

Capstone Day 2021 Showcases Senior Research and Creativity

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Senior Thesis


May 17, 2021

Keeping it Classic: Classics Majors Gain Modern Knowledge through Study of Ancient Texts

Heroes, monsters, and goddesses are the order of the day for seniors Ruby Laufer ’21 and Alyssa Rowshan ’21. For these two majors in classics/ancient studies and late antique-medieval studies, classical literature is more than a trove for understanding the cultures of antiquity or an escapist pleasure.

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May 12, 2021

Snapshot: Class of 2021

Take a look at all the Class of 2021 has accomplished during their time at Scripps!

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May 10, 2021

Capstone Day 2021 Showcases Senior Research and Creativity

This year, Capstone Day took place online for the second year running, but the theses—which were nominated by faculty—had the same depth of intellectual inquiry and creative expression as ever.

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April 29, 2021

Spotlight on Seniors: English Major Katie Clelland Writes Her Way to Community

This fall, Katie will take her love of writing and community engagement and head to Chicago for graduate school to study integrated marketing and communications at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.

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April 14, 2021

Spotlight on Seniors: Olivia Truesdale ’21’s Quest to Connect Language and Culture

Stepping off the plane at Incheon International Airport in the summer of 2019, foreign languages major Olivia Truesdale had a sense of unreality. Surrounded by the sights and splendor of Seoul, she was at the precipice of her longest and most intense trip abroad: An internship at the US Embassy followed by a semester abroad at Yonsei University.

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July 10, 2020

Monet Massac ’21 Explores US Haitian Identity in Summer Research Project

To understand how Haitian immigrants negotiated their identity on US soil, Monet Massac ’21, granddaughter of Marie Massac, is embarking on a summer research project that explores how Haitian migrants from the 1970s–90s navigate the racial terrain of the United States.

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May 5, 2020

Senior Artists Explore Being Apart, Staying Together in Virtual Exhibition

The annual senior art exhibition is the capstone of Scripps’ studio art major. Seniors conceptualize an exhibition, install their pieces, draft artist statements and wall texts, and publicize the event as part of their senior theses. Usually on display at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, this tradition has necessarily been disrupted; but that’s not stopping these artists from showing their work.

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April 28, 2020

The Laws of Motion: Senior Catherine Allen Combines Sports, Critical Race Studies, and the Law

This past January, Catherine Allen ’20 attended the 2020 NCAA Immersion Program, which brought 40 minority Division III (D-III) student athletes from across the country to the NCAA Conference. The program aimed to expose students to the business aspect of the organization, provide education on the process of working in athletic administration, and define and embrace the qualities of young future leaders.

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April 21, 2020

Hallie Goldstein ’19 Marches to Remember the Past, Protect the Future

On November 9 and 10, 1938, the Nazi party organized a series of mob attacks throughout Germany, annexed Austria, and occupied areas of the Sudetenland in Czechoslovakia. Jewish-owned businesses, synagogues, homes, and cemeteries were vandalized and destroyed in an event that has come to be known as Kristallnacht, or The Night of the Broken Glass. Heeding the cry to “never forget” the atrocities of the Holocaust is Hallie Goldstein ’19.

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March 23, 2020

Mikayla Chang ’20’s Eye-Opening Senior Thesis

Prior to obtaining an unexpected research opportunity with Associate Professor of Biology Lars Schmitz, Mikayla Chang ’20 had never truly considered the human eyeball. But that’s all it took for her eyes to open to the complexities and wonder of this sensory phenomenon.

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