OPINION: Scripps Must Overhaul Study Abroad Preparation Policy

  In preparation for study abroad, Scripps College’s Study Abroad and Global Education (SAGE) office requires that each student complete an orientation program in which they have to outline how they anticipate dealing with “culture shock.”  When I was completing this process last spring, I didn’t exactly know what to

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Sexual Assault Letter Sparks Student Protests

An anonymous letter to the 5C community detailing an alleged gross mishandling of a sexual assault case by Pomona College’s Title IX office was published in a Scripps student publication Dec. 4, triggering a protest at Pomona’s Alexander Hall three days later. The letter described how the author was threatened

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Students, Workers Protest Pitzer Labor Conditions

  The Claremont Student-Worker Alliance spread the hashtag #wakeup4workers around Pitzer College’s campus two weeks ago, marking the ground outside McConnell dining hall and the Free Wall with the club’s logo. The hashtag brought attention to a campaign by CWSA calling for the college’s administration to better serve the needs of workers on

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Scripps President, Resident Advisors Discuss Demands During Strike

  The Scripps College Resident Advisors strike, which began April 13, elicited responses from the administration this past week, as well as statements of support from a number of campus organizations and RAs at Pitzer College and Pomona College. Scripps President Lara Tiedens expressed her disappointment at the RAs’ decision to

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Scripps College RAs Strike to Demand Resignation of Dean of Students, Restructuring of RA Role

The Residential Advisors of Scripps College announced they were going on strike in an email sent to students on Thursday. The email contained an abbreviated list of demands from the RAs, who wrote that they will not resume their positions until the demands are met. The email sets the deadline for action

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ASPC and SAS Announce Election Results for 2017-18 School Year

The Associated Students of Pomona College and Scripps Associated Students announced the election of new executive board members this past week. Maria Vides PO ’18 became president in her first position on ASPC. At Scripps, Kelly Peng SC '18 won the Scripps student presidency in a record-turnout election. In an interview

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