Thursday, November 14, 2013

Creativity at Pitzer

Abigail Barnstone- Newton, MA

The first time most people step on campus it becomes pretty evident that creativity runs through the entire Pitzer culture.  From the never-ending murals to the actions and appearances of the student body, one understands that Pitzer is not your average college.

A man named Russell K. Pitzer, on the basis of social justice, founded Pitzer College in 1963.
Although the school is only fifty years old it has grown a lot, and with that the culture of creativity has grown.  As a person at Pitzer I would say I encounter creativity every day here.  Weather it is someone protesting about a social issue, tagging the free wall or talking about a reading in class, creativity and humanism is the norm.

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