364 days out of the year, I wake up and drag myself out of bed. Throw on some clothes. Attempt to make my face look a little less sleepy before tossing my bag over my shoulder and heading to breakfast. But one day out of the 365 (now two? three?
This week’s Tuesday Noon Academy talk at Scripps College, titled “Muslims Not Welcome: The Political Ramifications of Islamophobia,” grew unexpectedly tense when 5C students and professors were confronted by protesters associated with We the People Rising, an anti-undocumented-immigration group with far-right views. Three protesters, who were recording the hour-long presentation with their
There are many things to be excited about on Saturday nights. Unfortunately, for some students, the realization that their leftover meal swipes will disappear at midnight is not one of them. At Pitzer, Scripps, and Harvey Mudd, students living in traditional campus housing are required to pay for a meal
It’s strange not knowing how to be yourself. The only comparable sensation I can think of is when I become aware of some innate bodily function, like blinking or breathing, and then, goddammit, why can’t I stop thinking about how to open and close my eyelids? Coming into orientation a few