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Organization at its Finest

January 31, 2018

The start of the semester brings new classes, schedules, and commitments. Harvey Mudd starts off at full speed and students have adapted a variety of ways to keep themselves on top of their assignments and hectic classes. As a planning fanatic, I’m going to highlight some of my favorite methods I’ve seen! Whether you’re a […]

The Beauty of the Claremont Colleges

January 30, 2018

Here’s another guest post from our Wintern Toty Calvo with some of her fall semester highlights. Enjoy! — Welcome back from winter break, this is Toty again with a quick little preview of what life at Harvey Mudd might be like. Here at The Claremont Colleges we have a unique system of 5 different colleges […]

Senior Fall: Never Too Late for New Experiences

January 8, 2018

The bloggers have been away on winter break, getting some much-deserved rest & relaxation, and will resume their blog posts at the end of January. In the meantime, our Wintern Art Reyes (HMC ’18) is here with some reflections on his semester. Enjoy! — Hey folks. Proctor Art here and I’m feeling a bit nostalgic. […]

The end of an era: finishing up Core: finals week 2017

December 18, 2017

Finals week is always a hussle: people are wrapping up classes, getting ready for the holidays, starting to pack to go home, and trying to make the most of the limited time they have left with their friends on campus. And among all that, we’re still trying to fit in time to study, and occasionally […]

Faculty Hobby Spotlight

November 29, 2017

Hey guys! I think all of us know from our time as students, past and present, that sometimes it can be easy to forget that outside of school our teachers and professors live ordinary, if not extraordinary lives. I’ve been fascinated at Mudd hearing about some of the hobbies and passions that professors here pursue […]

What to do while recovering from your food coma

November 26, 2017

Hi everyone, I’m back with a post during our Thanksgiving break to update you on some fun places you can go during these days off! If you’re feeling maximally lazy but still have cabin fever, you can walk across the street from the north side of campus to some food spots where you can grab […]

Mudd Hacks: The Maddness Continues

November 22, 2017

This year marks the fourth year of MuddHacks, Mudd’s annual hardware hackathon. MuddHacks differs the majority of other Hackathons in that it is focused on hardware rather than software so teams are judged on the final physical product they create. Students solder in the dark of night. Every year teams of 3-5 students work together […]

SCAMFest 2017: My Time with the 9th Street Hooligans

November 20, 2017

Hi guys! Izzy back with another blog. Keeping in a bit of tradition, I’m gonna talk to y’all about my experiences with a capella, which is one of the primary structured things that I do for fun. I’ve written about a capella two other times, once before I was involved, and once right after my […]

Speakers at Mudd: Neurobiologist Dr. Cori Bargmann

November 11, 2017

“I know what I want to do in life,” I texted a friend. “Neuroscience and I are going to be friends.” Dr. Cori Bargmann, a neurobiologist, had just finished her lecture at the Shanahan Center Auditorium. In her seminar, titled “Genes, brains, and flexible behaviors: studying neural circuits across space and time,” Dr. Bargmann chronicled […]

Sushi with Prof Boerkel

November 11, 2017

One of my favorite things of Harvey Mudd’s community is how easily it is to get to know people on campus. In particular, I love how accessible all of our professors are and how excited they are to get know know students beyond the classroom setting. Last week, the HMC chapter of Women in the […]