Scripps College’s adored Motley Coffeehouse welcomed Claremont Colleges students back with a Mot-Gala-themed opening night celebration.
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?
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.
At the Motley Coffeehouse’s 45th anniversary celebration and opening, staff and students acknowledged the history of the student-run establishment with themed drinks.