Pools of reflection: why I joined…

Kian Alden Guest Writer My name is Kian Alden, and I am a brother of the Beta Omega chapter of the Kappa Sigma fraternity at Colorado College in Colorado Springs. I never thought that I would become part of greek life at any institution. When I thought about fraternities, the word brotherhood did not appear […]

Eggplant Manor hosts dialogue on soup kitchen

Nelson Kies Guest Writer On Saturday at the Eggplant Manor, an open forum was held to discuss the future of the Colorado College Community Kitchen. Situating themselves behind the Manor, students, alumni, and administrators met to share their views and best guesses as to what change will come. The setting was idyllic; we sat in […]

Shakey Graves second album can’t be shaken

Evyn Papworth Guest Writer With the release of his single “Dearly Departed,” Shakey Graves set up his audiences for a more country-esque new album, but instead produced a refined follow up to his debut, Roll The Bones. The new record, And The War Came, was released on Oct. 7. Alejandro Rose-Garcia, who has also acted […]

Revisiting musical history: Green Day’s American Idiot.

Nick Dye Music Editor This week marked my 21st birthday and increased degradation to my liver. Besides the obvious celebrations one makes on this birthday, I took a moment to look back on past birthdays. I remembered the first album I ever had which I received on my 12th birthday, nine years ago, Green Day’s […]

Asian themed restaurant Nosh121 encircles you with koi and satiates your palette

Jack Benham Food Guru On the ground floor of The Plaza of the Rockies’ South Tower, monster-sized koi (commonly known as koi carp) encircled me. They must have been ten feet long, swimming over dark rounded stones. Nosh121’s most visually interesting feature is the mural I just described, which consists of giant red, orange, and […]

Off the shelves: Rimbaud’s ‘Illuminations’ offers philosophy, color, form

Silas Babilonia Literary Critic From an early age, I have always had a profound appreciation for poetry. I remember reading poems in elementary school and becoming enamored with this concept of using words to create a beautiful image, to create an emotional experience in prose. Poetry has exposed me to many concepts and ideas that […]

Cross Country has high expectations to finish out the season strong

Vivian Engen Staff Writer As the Colorado College cross-country team heads into the home stretch of its season, runners have a conference title and qualifying for nationals in their sights. “If everyone on the regional team is able to stay clear of injury, work their butts off for one more month, and have a phenomenal race,” […]

Volleyball Takes Care of Business, Cements Identity for Late Season Push

David Andrews Staff Writer The Colorado College Tigers are on a roll. The volleyball team sits atop the SCAC with a record of 23-4 overall and 9-1 in conference play. This past weekend, the Tigers did not a drop set on their way to an undefeated series against Centenary College, University of Dallas, and Austin […]


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