TSL explores the rich past, present, and future of Harvey Mudd’s prank scene, from its first prank in 1957 to the recent resurrection of its Prank Club.
In honor of National Coming Out Day, the Queer Resource Center hosted an open mic night at the Motley Coffeehouse Oct. 12. The open mic featured a wide array of performances, from an acoustic duet cover of “Corduroy Dreams,” originally by Rex Orange County, to inspiring poems about body image and the LGBTQIA+ experience to stand-up comedy.
Guest writer Emily Pugh CM ’21 reflects on her experience with sexual assault and how the knowledge of her mother’s assault 30 years prior informed her response and their mother-daughter relationship.
To explore Netflix’s algorithm and the extent of its influence, Gabriella Del Greco SC ’21 does a deep dive on her own Netflix account compared to the account of her perfect opposite: a middle-aged man.
Cherríe Moraga, iconic queer Chicana poet, playwright and activist, visited Scripps College Oct. 10 to discuss her new book “Native Country of the Heart.”
In this week’s pop culture column, Hannah Avalos PO ’21 compares her experiences on Reddit and Instagram, claiming that anonymity on Reddit allows users to more authentically connect with others.
In this week’s film column, Ben Hafetz PZ ’20 reviews Todd Phillips’ “Joker,” arguing against those who claim the film is a glorification of mass violence committed by white men.
Cameron Tipton PO ’20 shares an open letter to the boy who ghosted them: “The thing is, I get where you’re coming from. Maybe you were closeted. Maybe you didn’t like me. Maybe you were just making excuses to avoid hurting my feelings. But ignoring someone’s existence is fifty shades of messed up. Deep down, I can’t help but hope you understand that.”
In this week’s music column, Ella Boyd SC ’22 reviews Jenny Hval’s album “The Practice of Love,” praising it for its soulful lyrics and multi-faceted portrayal of love. “Hval reminds us that love does not always need to be an extravagant, ring-on-the-finger, mind-blowing, orgasmic, romantic experience. Love can be mundane, and still be beautiful and just as worthwhile.”
In this week’s career column, Olivia Truesdale SC ’21 reveals how to ace a job interview, from using the STAR method to channeling a growth mindset. The key to reducing interview nerves is preparation. You’ll likely feel a bit nervous no matter what … but it will be empowering to know you studied and can put your best foot forward.”