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
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
The 7C Claremont Mental Health Initiative is a student-led initiative working to improve access to and start conversations about mental health services at the Claremont Colleges. This semester, with support from Monsour and the 7C Deans, we are distributing a survey to 7C students regarding perceptions of mental health resources, primarily focusing on Monsour. Continue reading From the 7C Claremont Mental Health Initiative
by Skylar Gering
Emissions from food waste are a major source of green house gases, which are the drivers of climate change. How is Harvey Mudd dealing with its food waste and what are student environmental groups doing about the issue? Continue reading Food Waste
We caught up with Aely Aronoff ’21 before the Caltech Plaque Prank to learn a bit about what the plan was! Check out this video by Michael Guzman ’20 to hear about what preparing for the prank entailed. Continue reading Caltech Plaque Prank
By Skylar Gering and Vadim Mathys (ASHMC Sustainability)
This semester, ASHMC Sustainability ran a Reduce Single Use Campaign. This campaign encouraged students to pledge against using single use cups for a two week period. We now have the results of the pledge and students perspectives on how this campaign influenced sustainability at Mudd! Continue reading Reduce Single Use Campaign
Staff member Sophia Cheng interviewed Professor Hur about his time at Mudd and the Core curriculum’s newest change. How did you end up at Mudd? I was a postdoc at UCLA. When I started my postdoc, I told my advisor … Continue reading Saying Bye-O to Core Lab
From 2012 to 2015, Harvey Mudd ranked No. 1 in the country for return on investment, according to Payscale’s College ROI Report. Mudd graduates have a reputation for being highly paid and highly sought after by companies, but the debate … Continue reading Defense Contractors Recruiting at Mudd