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Jul. 15, 2022

In the Media: Washington Post, CBS Profile Gabby Giffords ’93’s Political Career, Gun Control Activism

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Jul. 13, 2022

In the Media: Washington Post Reviews Documentary on Gabby Giffords ’93’s Career and Advocacy

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Jul. 12, 2022

In the Media: Gabby Giffords ’93 Receives Medal of Freedom from President Biden, Per Los Angeles Times, CNN, and Washington Post

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July 15, 2022

In the Media: Washington Post, CBS Profile Gabby Giffords ’93’s Political Career, Gun Control Activism

“Even though I wasn’t able to speak more than a few words at a time, still I knew I had to use my voice to fight for change,” she wrote.

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July 13, 2022

In the Media: Washington Post Reviews Documentary on Gabby Giffords ’93’s Career and Advocacy

The Post calls the documentary a “moving arc of courage and perseverance” that features the “bright light of her personality.”

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July 12, 2022

In the Media: Gabby Giffords ’93 Receives Medal of Freedom from President Biden, Per Los Angeles Times, CNN, and Washington Post

President Joe Biden introduced Giffords as “one of the most courageous people I have ever known,” the Times reported.

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May 31, 2022

In the Media: Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Ebony Mourn Passing of Professor Emerita Samella Lewis

Samella Lewis, “godmother” of Black art and professor emerita of art, has died at 99.

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April 7, 2022

In the Media: Gabby Giffords ’93 Discusses Living with Aphasia in the Washington Post

Gabby Giffords ’93 discusses her experiences with aphasia, with which she has lived for 11 years.

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August 16, 2021

In the Media: Dwandalyn Reece ’85 to Discuss New Smithsonian Project at Washington Post Event

Trustee Dwandalyn Reece ’85, associate director of curatorial affairs and curator of music at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, will discuss the museum’s new project, “The Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap,” at a virtual event hosted by the Washington Post.

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April 12, 2021

In the Media: Washington Post Interviews Hao Huang about New Podcast

The Washington Post interviewed Hao Huang, Bessie and Cecil Frankel Chair in Music and professor of music, about his new podcast, Blood on Gold Mountain; his impetus for exploring the 1871 LA Chinatown Massacre in podcast form; and the lessons he hopes listeners will take from the story.

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July 14, 2020

In the Media: In Washington Post Op-Ed, Lara Tiedens Cites Data and Community Values as Reasons for Remote Instruction

In a Washington Post op-ed, President Lara Tiedens explained that Scripps’ decision to move to remote-only learning for the fall 2020 semester was based on coronavirus data and the College’s community values. “We are choosing to make data- and values-based decisions informed by the critical public health situation in Los Angeles and the country, and to prioritize the health of our faculty, staff, students, and the broader community that surrounds us,” she said.

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June 30, 2020

In the Media: Lara Tiedens Discusses the Psychology of Anger in the Washington Post

In the Washington Post, President Lara Tiedens, who has received numerous awards and honors for her research in the fields of social psychology and behavioral science, discussed the role of anger as an appropriate reaction to times of uncertainty. “By being angry about something, you get to leave your feelings of uncertainty for a while and occupy a space and a sensibility of certainty and clarity and confidence,” she told the Post.

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March 18, 2020

In the Media: National Geographic Discusses Professor Lars Schmitz’ Discovery of New Dinosaur Species

W.M. Keck Science Department Associate Professor of Biology Lars Schmitz spoke to National Geographic about the discovery of a new species of dinosaur, Oculudentavis khaungraae. An international team of researchers, including Schmitz, discovered what is seemingly the mature skull of a specimen preserved in Burmese amber.

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