Why We Need to Mobilize to Close Martin Drake

For civically engaged Colorado College students who want to see a change in the world but often feel powerless to make anything happen, the next few weeks are a golden opportunity.  On Dec. 18, the […]

Revamping & Reassessing Rail Jam

It has recently come to my attention, through conversations with fellow students, that there is a lot of misinformation going around about Rail Jam, an annual event at Colorado College in which students set up […]

In Defense of Kurdish Independence

On Sept. 25, ethnic Kurds in the semi-autonomous region of northern Iraq streamed to the polls to voice their overwhelming support for independence and the formation of a Kurdish state. Upwards of 92 percent of […]

Show Me Your Budget

American financial priorities talk the talk, but might not walk the walk By MAX KRONSTADT For 15 years, about as long as I’ve been a fan, the Washington Capitals have hosted a ‘Salute to the […]

A Ruthless, Useless Educational Hegemony

The last fifteen years or so of education policy in the U.S. have been a whirlwind of standardized tests. Between No Child Left Behind, Common Core, and the Every Student Succeeds Act, it’s hard to […]