Better Late Than Never: Eliminating West In Time

Last week, the Colorado College faculty voted to eliminate the West In Time from CC’s critical perspectives requirements following student outcry. Then, President Jill Tiefenthaler commissioned an external review of racism on Colorado College’s campus. […]

Collusion Across the Country

What do the NFL, the NCAA, the Trump administration, and Facebook have in common? They all handle a lot of money. They’re all headed by white men. And they’ve all been involved in allegations of […]

The Illicit Nature of Implicit Bias

“If you track mud on someone’s carpet, they don’t care about your intent, they look at the consequence … And chances are, you won’t be invited back.” This metaphor—shared by first Monday speaker, artist, and […]

An Intersectional Approach to Filmmaking

My reaction to Black Panther (Spoiler Alert) The “Black Panther” film strives to do superhero and science fiction cinema the right way. By putting black and female characters in legitimate, central positions of power; by […]

Trump Administration Breaks SNAP in Half

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is back, this time buried deep within the fiscal year  2019 budget proposal. The Trump administration proposes to cut almost $200 billion from SNAP funding over the next 10 years […]

A New Paradigm for Consent in Sports

If someone knowingly and willingly chooses to have sex with someone, the sex is consensual. But that doesn’t mean all sexual acts between those two people will forevermore be consensual. It doesn’t mean each partner […]

Confronting Apathy at CC

How a Radical and Realistic Approach to Our Political Problems Can Help Us Overcome Inaction Sometimes it feels like there’s so much change to demand that it’s hard to keep track. Between discussions of Bon […]