Diving into new waters: Noah Haig HM ’22 to embark on Navy nuclear submarine training

With graduation just around the corner, seniors are gearing up for new journeys that await them. Some are headed to graduate school, some are still looking for jobs. But one senior is headed for an non-traditional yet unique experience: he’ll be working on a submarine.

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Exempted and exposed: What to do when you can’t take a PCR test?

The recent spike in COVID-19 cases at the 5Cs exposures has meant exposure to positive individuals has also likely increased. With students who’ve tested positive exempt from PCR testing during the 90 day recovery period, what should they do if they’ve been re-exposed?

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Andrea J. Ritchie, LaTosha Brown announced as commencement speakers for Scripps, Pitzer

Organizer of Black Voters Matter LaTosha Brown will speak at Pitzer College’s commencement ceremony, the school announced March 21. On March 15, Scripps College revealed that advocate and author on criminalization Andrea J. Ritchie will address its graduating class of 2022. The ceremonies will take place May 14.

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Scripps’ student-run and beloved Motley Coffeehouse to reopen April 1

Freshly brewed coffee, cozy events and barista-favorite playlists will return April 1 as the Motley Coffeehouse opens its doors after a two-year hiatus. The student-run space and café at Scripps College’s Seal Court closed in 2020 due to COVID-19 and has not reopened since.

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With 5C-dining back, both excitement and new challenges are on the menu

Amid the excitement of a return to cross-campus dining, an influx of students across 5C dining halls has left already-understaffed dining hall workers to deal with mask discrepancies, larger messes and longer lines.

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Elle Roc PO ’24 awarded prestigious Patti Grace Smith Memorial Fund aerospace industry scholarship

For Anaelle Roc PO ’24, physics isn’t just rocket science — it’s a way to create a more equitable future in the aerospace industry. Roc’s efforts and vision earned her the prestigious Patti Grace Smith Memorial Fund Scholarship last month, enabling her to delve deeper into the industry. 

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Scripps Pre-Law Society launches first 5C free legal clinic

The Scripps College Pre-Law Society is spearheading the creation of the 5Cs’ first Small Claims Advisory Service. Through the service, students will help community members in the city of Claremont with tenant and consumer law cases that would otherwise be difficult to handle, while gaining legal experience themselves.

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5C Prison Abolition Collective campaigns against ‘inhumane conditions’ at California Institution for Women

After receiving reports of water contamination and lackluster COVID-19 response protocols at the California Institution for Women, the 5C Prison Abolition Collective helped organize a ‘blitz’ campaign earlier this month to raise awareness and call for action.

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Pomona Writing Center prepares for a more holistic rebranding this April

Just as the Pomona College Writing Center has expanded its support for students beyond the realm of writing, its name will now match the range of support offered. This April, the center will officially be renamed “The Pomona College Center for Speaking, Writing, and the Image.”

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