Don’t Marry the Governor, Be the Governor

“Well, honey, if you marry a governor, maybe one day you can live in a house like that!” This was my mother’s prompt response to a joke that I made a few years ago about wanting to live in a mansion like the ones we saw while driving through an

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Scripps College Hosts Third Annual Olive Harvest Festival Months Earlier Than Usual

Now in its third year, the Scripps Olive Harvest Festival welcomed an assortment of volunteers, organizers, staff and alumni, eager to don a pair of protective gloves and set to work picking ripe olives from trees surrounding the Humanities Building. But this autumn’s festival is different. According to Crystal Weintrub, one of the

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Demolition of Pitzer Murals Sparks Frustration Among Students and Faculty

“My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings: Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!” So reads a mural on an outer wall of Pitzer College’s Mead Hall. This particular mural, which quotes Percy Shelley’s poem “Ozymandias,” was created by a student in spring 2015, referencing plans for Mead's imminent demolishment. For

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