What’s Cooking at the Hoch? Behind the scenes: who makes the Hoch go ‘round

Behind the scenes: who makes the Hoch go ‘round

Article by Saya Kim-Suzuki and Avani Anne. Photo from Harvey Mudd

You may have heard Miguel Ruvalcaba, the General Manager of HMC Dining Services, say this to unsuspecting diners at the Hoch. For the past twelve years, Miguel (a self-proclaimed foodie) has been…
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Women Making Waves

Article and photos by Lea Twicken, Avani Anne, and August McIntosh-Lombardo

There are lots of accomplished women at Mudd making substantial advances as professors and experts in a variety of fields, from computer science to physics to chemistry. We sat down with a few of these profs and asked them about their areas of expertise and their experiences at Mudd. Continue reading Women Making Waves

Prank Culture Revived: Behind the Scenes of This Year’s Biggest Pranks

by Michelle Lum

From oddly artistic mayonnaise sightings to enigmatic Hoch fortunes, it’s safe to say that pranks have been rampant across the 5Cs this year. To the consternation of some and the relief of others, prank culture has come back in full force, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.  Continue reading Prank Culture Revived: Behind the Scenes of This Year’s Biggest Pranks

Humans of Mudd

Dear Mudd,

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