A New Set of Priorities for Colorado College

If you’re looking for continuity in your college experience, Colorado College is probably not the right choice. Classes, schedules, and even the weather all change at a sometimes dizzying pace. But in my first two […]

What’s Wrong, Mr. West?

As long as we’ve known Kanye West, he’s been a wild card. From telling the world that “President Bush doesn’t care about black people” on live television to interrupting Taylor Swift at the Grammy’s, the […]

Hope in the Middle East

Recent chemical attacks and missile strikes thrust the now seven-year-long Syrian Civil War back onto the front pages and into the opinion columns of American newspapers for a couple of days last week. It was […]

Aspiring for National Affordable Housing

On any given night in 2017, 554,000 people in the wealthiest country in the world were homeless. Of those, about 193,000 had nowhere indoors to sleep, sheltering instead in tents, under bridges, or on the […]

Letter From the Editors

Our intention with this week’s issue of The Catalyst was to try, in whatever small way we could, to cast light on the hateful, shameful, violent, transphobic racist email that was sent to the campus […]

Fear-Driven Foreign Policy on the Korean Peninsula

Recent North Korean nuclear tests have incited palpable fear among the American people. While this fear is wholly understandable—nuclear weapons are scary—it’s misguided, and it has led to counterproductive U.S. policy on the Korean Peninsula.  […]