by Bhavana Bheem
“Just stop caring and stop trying and it won’t be as hard.” These are usually the words of a second-semester senior trying to coast through the last few weeks of classes. However, for far too many Harvey Mudd students, these words instead reflect a growing frustration and apathy toward the HMC administration. Continue reading OPINION: HMC Admin Must Do Better in Addressing Student Needs
by Michelle Lum
Robert “Bob” Keller, a longtime Professor of Computer Science at Harvey Mudd College, passed away on Sept. 13, after a battle with brain cancer. His family was by his side. Continue reading Remembering Prof. Keller
Graphic by Mavis Stone, Article by Skylar Gering
2020 has been a bit of a disaster, and so of course it has had its fair share of natural disasters along with everything else. Continue reading Wildfires and Wildlife
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
Introducing the new Muddraker Editorial Board! More info available here. Continue reading Meet the New Muddraker E-Board!
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