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SCECE Release VI: The Coming Year

Lucy Kelley ‘22: Leader of SCECE for 2021-22 School Year

Sophia Becker and Sophie Gilbert

May 26, 2020

As the founders of SCECE, we are incredibly excited to announce that Lucy Kelley ‘22 will be replacing us as the leader of SCECE for the 2020-21 school year. Throughout the year, Lucy has shown outstanding initiative and passion for education and cultural awareness. She has expressed a desire to c...

How to SCECE from Home: Media Recommendations from SCECE’s Past, Present, and Future

How to SCECE from Home: Media Recommendations from SCECE’s Past, Present, and Future

Sophie Gilbert and Sophia Becker

April 20, 2020

We get it. When you found out we were moving to distance learning for the rest of the year, your very first thought was How am I going to survive the rest of the year without SCECE? We wondered the same thing. But fear not! SCECE has you covered. And now that you may have a bit more time on your han...

SCECE Release IV: A Brief Introduction to Current US-Iran Tensions

The funeral of Qassem Soleimani in Tehran, Iran on 1/7/2020. © Saeediex / Shutterstock

Sophia Becker

February 12, 2020

On the news, in your instagram feed, and in the hallways, lately, there’s been no escaping talk of the looming “world war three.” But what started it all? What’s actually going on? And who’s saying what about it? SCECE did the research so you don’t have to. Below, we explore the roots of ...

SCECE Release III: Malik’s Work as Private Investigator

SCECE Release III: Malik's Work as Private Investigator

Xaxa Smith

December 4, 2019

On Friday, October 29th, SCECE held its first Lunchtime Teacher Exploration with Malik Mubashshir, the Upper School Religious Studies & History teacher. Lunchtime Teacher Explorations are a newly-launched monthly SCECE project intended for teachers to impart their knowledge and expertise to stud...

The SCECE Release II: Art History isn’t as Boring as We Thought!

Sophia Becker and Sophie Gilbert

November 5, 2019

Among the hundreds of college emails clogging up our inboxes every week, one email stands out. Yes, this email is from a college, and it’s very similar every week, but “Upcoming Events at the UPenn Middle East Center,” is our favorite email. As we open the email each week, we can’t help but ...

The SCECE Release I

The SCECE Release I

Sophie Gilbert, Sophia Becker

October 15, 2019

We get it. Really, we do. None of the burning questions you have about SCECE have been answered. That’s why, to kick off the biweekly SCECE release, the members of SCECE got together to answer all of the questions you have, and some you probably didn’t. What does SCECE stand for? SCECE stands for...