Scripps, Pitzer to announce spring semester plans mid-December

Scripps and Pitzer will announce their decision for spring semester by mid-Decemeber, according to emails sent to students earlier this week.

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OPINION: Americans need to stop brushing off foreign languages

Some Americans today look to European-style government as the solution to our domestic challenges. But adopting aspects of their education system, specifically their focus on teaching foreign languages, ought to be far less controversial. While standards vary from country to country, the average European student begins to study their first

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OPINION: Teach philosophy in elementary school and beyond

Philosophy, much to the chagrin of the scientistic intelligentsia, is inescapable. The study of life’s animating questions protects the mind against the tyranny of common opinion, certainty, and the pitfalls of post-truth politics. Philosophy should be taught in the elementary, middle, and high school curriculum. It’s an inexpensive way to

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