Entries by creativity5C

March Hive Highlight: Unflattening: Weaving The Literal Through The Abstract

On March 8th, the Hive presented the workshop, “Unflattening: Weaving The Literal Through The Abstract.” The workshop offered participants a way to see visual communication – or art and design, especially the practice of making comics and sequential art – as an alternative medium to critical studies, research, and storytelling. Nick Sousanis, author and cartoonist […]

February Hive Highlight: Pop Rocks in Water for Noise

On February 20th, Isaac Watts (Pitzer ’18) led a workshop that explored questions such as: What does your hand sound like to a pencil, a water bottle, or a steering wheel? How does a space express itself aurally? During the workshop, everyone had the opportunity to make their own instruments using alternative mic’ing and sound […]

February Hive Highlight: 3D Origami Mini-Workshop

On 27th February, Kristine Chang (PO ‘21) led a simple and fun workshop in 3D origami, a type of modular origami in which hundreds of paper pieces are stacked together. At the workshop, people learned how to fold the building blocks of 3D origami, then assembled them into works of art – sculptures and figurines, […]

Lessons Learned Through the Podcast-Making Process

By DD Maoz and Eli Cohen Between February 22nd and March 8, The Hive and DisCo put on a series of Podcasting Workshops, where participants got to make a collaborative podcast – from interviewing to storyboarding to editing – over the course of three workshops. Eli Cohen (PO ‘19) and DD Maoz (PO ‘18) wrote […]

Horehound: Not Just a Weed

By Megan Robalewski While it’s easy to forget what lies beyond the familiar campuses, 5C students can enrich their experience in Claremont by exploring what the surrounding landscape has to offer. Biology and Environmental Analysis students might be familiar with the Bernard Biological Field Station (BFS), which lies just across Foothill and is a short […]

My Unexpected Favorite Class

This post is part of a human-centered design (HCD) theme for February. Students reflect on their experiences within the HCD class and how the acquired skills have impacted their lives. Two other articles related to this theme that you can check out are this one from Forbes by the president of Harvey Mudd College, and this one from The […]

February Hive Highlight: Intro to Metalsmithing

Earlier this month, Anya Zimmerman-Smith, a Claremont McKenna College freshman, led a metalsmithing workshop in the Toolbox. Anya helped participants create gifts for and inspired by people they love. Participants learned about the design process through metalsmithing and got a chance to indulge their creative sides by making copper pendants for necklaces and bracelets. Below […]

How often do you get a chance to listen?

This post is part of a human-centered design (HCD) theme for February. Students reflect on their experiences within the HCD class and how the acquired skills have impacted their lives. Two other articles related to this theme that you can check out are this one from Forbes by the president of Harvey Mudd College, and […]