The Power of Plants

Is a friend’s birthday coming up? Would you like to send a family member a cute gift? Are you lonely? Are you bored? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should consider […]

Mindfulness Beyond Meditation

When the word “mindfulness” is dropped, people sometimes picture a hypothetical human lightly pressing their middle finger and thumb against each other as beaming lights surround them. This person’s eyes are closed, and their legs […]

Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice

Fifteen years ago, Starbucks poured joy down the throats of millions of consumers as they rolled out the Pumpkin Spice Latte, commonly trending as PSL. In 2003, a group of Starbucks executives met to brainstorm […]

Apple Maps: Rotten to the Core

Apple computers, phones, and tablets have invaded our world like creepy squirrels on the Colorado College’s campus. Flip phones, Sidekicks, and the formerly popular Razor phone are prehistoric artifacts to young children. Apple has clearly […]

The Benefits of a Ninth Block

“As eighth block comes to a close, I cannot help but think of The Ninth Block,” said sophomore Mary Kate Maloney, as she walked past Stewart Field, watching the sun set. Many may wonder, “Block […]

Drop out of School? Great Idea!

Seniors—this is your last block. Juniors—you are almost seniors. Sophomores—soon, you will be out of your “sophomore slump!” First-years—you’ve almost completed your first year of college. It is an exciting time for everyone, it seems. […]

Ending the Waiting Game Around Housing

Following the articles I wrote about limited food options on campus, a student’s inability to retrieve ice from Benjamin’s, my dislike of our school’s logo, and a few others, I received emails in response to […]