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“Don’t say, ‘What should I do?’ Act. Take a risk.” Myrlie Evers Williams, acclaimed author, civil rights advocate, and widow of slain activist Medgar Evers, during her talk, November 7, 2013, “Fighting for Equality: The Interconnected Struggle”

“It’s been a long, hard haul, but I’m getting better. My spirit is as strong as ever. I’m still fighting to make the world a better place. Be passionate, courageous…be your best.” Gabby Giffords ’93, on accepting the Ellen Browning Scripps Medal, during the September 21, 2013, ceremony held at Bridges Auditorium

“Dean Lee did more for us than we could possibly understand. We will miss her dearly.” “Katie,” on Twitter, October 13, 2013, regarding the memorial service held on campus for Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students Bekki Lee

“Had an amazing time with Professor Matt Delmont and his sharp students at Scripps College!” Author Devorah Heitner, PhD, founder and director of Raising Digital Natives, following her lecture on “Black Power TV: Black Public Affairs Television and Media Activism,” on November 11, 2013

“Though we will fall short as individuals, as a college, as a nation, we need not fall prey to petty quarrels. This is not honoring ourselves or the high purposes we believe in.” Cheryl Walker, Richard Armour Chair in Modern Languages and professor of English, in her keynote address, “Permutations of Failure,” during academic convocation, September 12, 2013

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Scripps Magazine is published quarterly by the Scripps College Office of Communication and Marketing.

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