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. 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
By Hannah Larson & Rachel Schibler
In the 3.75 years that we have been at Harvey Mudd, a lot has changed and many things have gone in surprising and unexpected ways. The one thing we can always rely on is our need to use the bathroom and our desire to write an article sharing our knowledge of porcelain thrones with the rest of the Mudd community. As we graduate from Mudd, so too will these bathrooms*, and we would like to honor those friends and toilets that have always been there for us by granting them senior superlatives. Continue reading Top Toilets
By Skylar Gering
Students and staff at Harvey Mudd are working hard to bring sustainable practices to campus. ASHMC Sustainability and Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW) have begun partnering with the offices of Division of Student Affairs (DSA), Facilities and Maintenance (F&M), and Dining Services to run events and projects relating to sustainability. Continue reading Sustainable Partnerships
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 Alina Saratova
With AP tests, SAT, SAT Subject Tests, Student Answer Service, fees for sending test scores, and more, the College Board rakes in a lot of money. Even so, these are not the College Board’s only sources of income. Continue reading Opinion: The College Board is a Capitalist Pig
By Mavis Stone
It’s nearing Spring, and you know what that means; it’s time to swap out your wardrobe and wave goodbye to good ol’ sweater weather! Below, you can find some feminine, masculine, and androgynous styles that I’ve personally taken a liking to. Continue reading Spring Fashion