By Alina Saratova
Mudders use a lot of lingo to describe the things we love about campus. Learn some common terms and soon you’ll be throwing them around with ease! Continue reading Incoming Frosh’s Guide to Mudd Lingo
By Claire Chang
At first glance, TikTok may seem like a place for fun and games, filled with viral dances, memes, and hacks. However, people like Harvey Mudd’s very own Professor Mohamed Omar are reimagining this popular platform. Continue reading Prof. Omar: TikTok Star in the Making?
By Michelle Lum, Daniela Sechen, and Alina Saratova
November 15, 2019
4:30 p.m. Four Mudders enter the Seeley G. Mudd Building of Geophysics and Planetary Sciences at Caltech. They’ve been planted to let the rest of the pranksters into the building when they arrive in the wee hours of the night. Continue reading Harvey Mudd College Pasadena Campus
At noon on March 11, Mudders in the Hoch-Shanahan Dining Commons looked to each other in shock and confusion as they read two emails that promised to upend their lives and dash all hopes of what second semester of the 2019-2020 academic year might look like. The emails announced that Harvey Mudd College was strongly encouraging all students to move out for the remainder of the spring semester, due to the rapid spread of COVID-19, a coronavirus that first emerged in Wuhan, China, in Dec. 2019. For the next few days, there was only one topic of conversation around campus: coronavirus. Continue reading Life Upended: Coronavirus
I was thinking of ways in which I could improve The Muddraker when I thought of creating a Humans of New York-style page for our school. In my mind, the page would profile people in our community to highlight individuals at Mudd. But I didn’t actually put my thoughts into action until I had a long conversation with a Hoch worker after deciding to eat brunch alone one Sunday, and realized that there were so many people with so many stories at Mudd that I needed to tell. Continue reading Humans of Mudd
Thank you, Muddraker seniors! Thank you for taking The Muddraker from being literally nonexistent when you were frosh to what it is today. We appreciate all you’ve done for The Muddraker and for us over the past few years, and … Continue reading Class of 2020, We Love You
By Michelle Lum
Each year, Mudders have a day off at the end of March in celebration of Cesar Chavez. But who was Cesar Chavez? Why do we commemorate his birthday with a national holiday on March 31 every year? Continue reading Who Was Cesar Chavez?
By Liam Chalk
The Harvey Mudd education revolves around math. The Core curriculum builds a foundation in calculus, linear algebra, and differential equations while challenging us to see how the magic of math intertwines with fields like computer science, biology, chemistry, and physics.
But why do math? Continue reading Prof Su: Mathematics for Human Flourishing
By Kyle Grace
Q: Introduce yourself to anyone who doesn’t know you and describe yourself to the community.
A: My name is Ken Fandell, Professor of Art here at The Harvey Mudd College. I’ve been here for eight years. Continue reading PROFile: Ken Fandell