Ski you on the mountain: LINES spreads love for winter sports to everyone

LINES, the 5C’s ski and snowboard club, is bringing snow to students’ sunny semesters, growing a winter sports community and providing trips to Big Bear and Mammoth Mountain.

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Students strut their stuff, build confidence at Scripps heels dance classes

Heels dance classes, taught at the Sallie Tiernan Field House every Tuesday night, are helping students stand a little taller — and not just because of the heels. The classes, members say, promote body positivity and self-empowerment.

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5C student group Shine wins $50,000 in US Dept. of Energy competition

Shine created Juicebox, a solar powered micro-grid that provides light, electricity and heat for communities affected by natural disaster.

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Chinese community finds unity in culture at Spring Festival Gala

On Feb. 29, the Claremont Chinese Student Association held its annual Spring Festival Gala, where students celebrated the Year of the Rat.

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Suitcases: The post-abroad ennui

Lillian Perlmutter SC ’21 explores the experience of returning from abroad and feeling like life doesn’t quite fit together the same.

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The downbeat: RIP Pop Smoke — How one artist reintroduced drill music into the mainstream

Music columnist Ella Boyd SC ’21 assesses the impact of musician Pop Smoke’s influence on the New York drill music scene after his death. “Almost with Nietzsche-esque transcendence of good and evil, Pop Smoke played by his own rules, and he won through creating a lasting legacy in the eye of the music industry and general population,” she writes.

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Read it and weep: The paradox of illness narratives

Nina Potischman PO ’21 critiques Sarah Manguso’s “The Two Kinds of Decay” and the need to extract meaning from experiences of chronic illness.

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Fisher out of water: Why easier classes are not always better

Gabe Fisher CMC ’21 discusses the pitfalls of studying abroad at a university where lectures are large and office hours are not commonplace.

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Regularly scheduled programming: I haven’t finished it yet! My problem with series finales

TV columnist Claire DuMont SC ’23 reckons with her inability to watch series finales, and whether or not the fear even matters in the age of streaming and binge-watching.

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