Scripps announced a number of projects planned in the 2019-2020 budget, including adding solar panels, increasing accessibility, buying a bus and remodeling the Motley Coffeehouse.
CMC students are pushing the school to advance its carbon neutrality deadline, and Scripps students are calling to join a sustainibility pact.
Scripps’ inaction on sustainability efforts contradicts its mission as a liberal arts college, discrediting its self-prescribed identity as a leader in building a just society for its students.
Earth Week concluded with Scripps College’s Sustainability Fair, an event that gave students a platform to advertise sustainable initiatives.
Claremont McKenna College hasn’t yet met the fundraising threshold needed to start its formalized three-year withdrawal process from the Keck Science Department, creating uncertainty about the plan’s timeline, Keck dean Ulysses Sofia told TSL.
Claremont McKenna College’s faculty backs the school’s decision to leave its joint science department with Scripps College and Pitzer College.
Scripps has eliminated substance free housing for the 2019-2020 year, replacing it with a Wellness Learning Community, which is not sub-free.
Scripps admitted another large class this year, raising concerns of another housing shortage like last year’s, which sent 38 students to CGU.
Scripps plans to eliminate and replace its resident advisor position and cut the pay to the new position, resident coordinators.
Scripps will no longer remove college-issued furniture from student rooms or permit students to do so beginning in the fall.