‘Focusing on the present’: Practice mindfulness with Scripps College Hygge Club

The Hygge Club at Scripps College has worked to foster community during the pandemic, creating a close-knit space for students to be together.

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With competition on hold, athletic departments zero in on student-athletes’ mental health

With competition still on pause, 5C athletic departments are as focused on student-athletes’ mental health as much as their physical health.

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A love affair with ‘chaotic’ energy: Claremont’s queer womxn and the embrace of chaos

Lillian Perlmutter SC ’21 examines the origin of the word “chaotic” and the significance of its frequent use in Claremont queer dating circles. “For some, to be chaotic, to attract and emit unwieldy intensity  — is a magnetic, magical quality, like being the human equivalent of a third tequila shot,” she writes.

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The quarantine chronicles: Ponderings on loss and leaving home for college

Jessica Shen-Wachter SC ’23 reflects on her weeks at home since her first year of college life was interrupted by a pandemic. “Though many stressors are very present in my life because of COVID-19, separation from my moms and my sister isn’t one of them. For better or for worse, time feels almost suspended in this moment of almost soothing monotony,” she writes.

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