This Monday, the 5C Prison Abolition Collective (5C PrisAb) held a talk titled “Mapping Mass Incarceration” at Scripps College’s Motley Coffeehouse. Guest speaker Mariah Tso SC ’14, a Diné cartographer and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) specialist who currently works at Million Dollar Hoods (MDH), spoke about critical cartography and MDH’s
Since 1974, the Motley Coffeehouse has served as a beloved institution on the Scripps College campus. On Sept. 21, 5C students with long leather jackets, sleek black sunglasses and slicked back hairstyles gathered for an evening of ambient green lighting, live music and colorful drink options at the coffeehouse’s annual opening party, “The Motrix.”
Scripps’ beloved coffee house, The Motley now allows student-artists to use the space as a pedestal for selling and showcasing their work.
Scripps College’s adored Motley Coffeehouse welcomed Claremont Colleges students back with a Mot-Gala-themed opening night celebration.
The rise in COVID-19 cases across the 5Cs following students’ return from spring break is leading 5C administrators to respond with several pertinent changes, some effective immediately.
Freshly brewed coffee, cozy events and barista-favorite playlists will return April 1 as the Motley Coffeehouse opens its doors after a two-year hiatus. The student-run space and café at Scripps College’s Seal Court closed in 2020 due to COVID-19 and has not reopened since.
Walking around the 5Cs, you’re bound to spot a student sipping from a yellow Guayakí Yerba Mate can. So what has made this infusion drink rival coffee’s popularity among caffeine-seeking students?
The Motley Coffeehouse has long been a hub of camaraderie, community and caffeine. This fall, it’s closing to likely serve as a “grab and go” meal pick-up location.
Watu Weusi, a black student support collective at Scripps College, hosted its eighth annual Black Arts Festival Saturday, showcasing black and African art and culture.
The Motley Coffeehouse hosted its first drag show in celebration of Valentine’s day, featuring acts from Violeta Luvvv and Tired Old Queen.