The Barstool: La Paloma

Emily Lucas Guest Writer La Paloma Collins or Highball Glass Salt Rim (optional) Ice 2 oz. Tequila (preferably Reposado) ½ oz. Lime Juice Top Grapefruit Soda Lime Wheel or Grapefruit Wedge Garnish (optional) This coming Monday (May 5) is Cinco de Mayo. Cinco de Mayo commemorates Mexico’s victory over France in the 1862 Battle of […]

Health consequences from fracking left unaddressed

Jessica Ayers Guest Writer On a Thursday evening in April last year, a bill died. House Bill 1275, the brainchild of Colorado State Rep. Joann Ginal (D-Fort Collins), asked and set out to answer a simple question.  According to Gary Wockner, environmental writer and advocate for the Huffington Post, the bill questioned the health effects […]

BrewHaha: Colorado Springs Craft Week kicks off

Luke Paulson Guest Writer As some of the more observant members of our community might have realized, we are currently in the midst of Colorado Springs’ own Craft Week. Colorado Springs Craft Week is an annual celebration of the craft culture here in our increasingly exciting city. Its purpose is to “serve as a catalyst […]

‘Crime Stories': Behind the police tape

Jack Benham Staff Writer Colorado College senior Jesse Paul completed a non-fiction book about his experiences as a journalist reporting on violent crime. This book marks the completion of his creative writing thesis. Paul is in the fiction-writing track of the creative writing major that normally requires students to compose a fictional novel or series […]

Winston and the People of Colorado Springs

Sam Tezak Life Editor It’s the second week of block eight and by god, I am surprised that I am here. Three and a half weeks ago, a Bon Appétit employee kindly reminded me that my GoldCard had dwindled down to one last meal. For the equivalent of a block I’ve successfully subsisted off of […]

Moving on up: Outdoor Ed and the Gear House get a new home

Nina Murray Staff Writer If you wander into upstairs Worner next year to speak with someone in the Outdoor Education offices, you may not find who you’re looking for. At some point during the 2014-15 academic year, the Outdoor Education department will move into the Children’s Center on Nevada Street, and the Gear House will […]

Fly fishing experts at CC focus on guiding and sharing enthusiasm

Sawyer Connelly Staff Writer On a cold and overcast March day, a group of Colorado College students crowd atop a bank in 11-Mile Canyon, looking down at the South Platte River. Below, on a flat rock jutting out over the river, stands CC junior Brooks Pinnick, casting eloquently and delicately into a large pool. Every […]

Swiftwater Rescue course teaches whitewater skills and technique

Emma Longcope Active Life Editor The water level in Colorado’s rivers right now is prime for whitewater adventures. CC’s Outdoor Education department is sending out sweet rafting and kayaking trips, forecasts look good, and paddlers everywhere are stoked. But are they safe? Absolutely, thanks to a Swiftwater Rescue course three students and two Outdoor Education […]


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