The participation grade is an arbitrary grading component designed exclusively for extroverts, argues Tess McHugh PO ‘25.
The Claremont community runs on seasonal cycles of small talk, writes Emilio Esquivel Marquez PO ‘25 – and it’s a wonder to behold.
The first couple weeks of school are popularly assumed to be the easiest of the semester. That assumption, argues Maggie McBride PO ‘23, is entirely wrong.
The trope that Scripps classes are easy isn’t a “fun stereotype,” writes Eliza Powers PO ‘25 – it’s highly sophisticated coded misogyny.
Amid a stressful return to campus, students should not feel guilty about making time for themselves and understand that academics and self-care do not need to be in conflict, writes Shay Suresh CM ’24.
The Claremont Colleges must devote more resources to female students’ academic development and to programs that confront systemic challenges in academia, argues Yutong Niu PO ’23.
A return to campus has brought new challenges coupled with romanticized expectations, says Abby Loiselle PO ’23.
While Harvey Mudd College’s approach of collaboration for school work has its benefits, beware of the often overlooked downsides, argues Serena Mao HM ’25.
With classes online, some students who live abroad have had to choose between preserving their sleep schedules or engaging with their classmates.
With one week of remote classes under their belts, 5C professors and students are coming to terms with the ups and downs of online instruction.