The Ceramic History of the Van Briggle Pottery Building

I have crossed the bridge over Monument Creek many times, often on a hunger-fueled trip to 7/11; however, I had never taken the time to…

Keeping My Ear to the Grindstone: Wiki’s No Mountains in Manhattan

When Patrick Morales—better known as Wiki—takes the stage at his August 2017 Boiler Room set, he has a wild look in his eyes. On the…

The Intimate Ambiance of Old Colorado City’s TAPAteria

With The Preserve temporarily closed, most students are limited to buffet-style Rastall, Benji's grill, or the various grab-and-go items at Colorado Coffee, the library, or…

“Rio” Helps Bring Recognition to Famous Colorado College Alum

The addition of the new East Campus apartments is an exciting development to the campus that students eagerly awaited for the past year. While the…

Bioethics Internship Let Sam White ’18 Ask Hard Questions, Discovers a Career

By ANNA SQUIRES When doctors swear to uphold the Hippocratic Oath when treating patients, they make that famous promise: to do no harm. But how…

Tater Tots and Skater Thoughts

With the return of a new school year comes the anticipation for the best welcome back to campus: Midnight Breakfast at Rastall. From 11:30 on…

Nepali Freedom: A Himalayan Odyssey with Colorado College

By ADAM MAHLER My head swam from the thin air as I pushed myself up the Nepali mountainside, sucking in each soupy breath of mist…

Keeping My Ear to the Grindstone: XXXtentacion 17

XXXtentacion begins his new album, "17," with a lo-fi personal message: “By listening to this album you are literally—I cannot stress this enough—I mean literally…

Future: A Lean-Drinking, Chart-Topping Franchise

By now the refrain to the song “Mask Off” has become a meme, its own caricature of facile trap lyricism. Over a flute sample, Future…

Venturing Beyond the Swipe Mornings at Ivywild: A Brunch for Your Buck

You wake up on a Saturday or Sunday morning hungry and likely hungover. Rastall sounds easy; you know it won't be more than a 10…

NSO from an International Perspective

During New Student Orientation (NSO), incoming first-years perform over 11,000 combined hours of community service – the equivalent of one person working eight hours a…

Keeping My Ear to Grindstone: Saturation II by Brockhampton

Brockhampton, a self-styled boy band of enigmatic American misfits, has released the follow-up to their June album Saturation,which features Romil Hemnani production. Brockhampton II sets…

Tutt Library: Under a New Roof

By Sethwilson Gray Behind the caution tape and concrete of Tutt Library’s ongoing renovation, there are frustrations, hopes, and endless hours of construction migraines. More…

Making Music: Creativity, Talent, and a Ton of Work

Many people would identify with the following statement: “Though I’m not a musician, I love music and have a passion for discovering artists, curating playlists,…

Army to Ambrosia: Rooster’s Ramen Puts Cup of Noodles to Shame

"The idea is to have all courses in one meal," Mark Henry, executive chef and owner of Rooster's House of Ramen said as I gazed…

Africa Day: Celebrating the Diversity of the Second Largest Continent on Earth

Although it is 2017, many cultures of our grandiose, collective civilization are still subject to an almost infinite number of misconceptions and judgments. For instance,…

The Mountain Shadows Restaurant: A Local Buried Gem, Neighbor to the Local Mortuary

Next to the local mortuary, Mountain Shadows Restaurant sits in an old house under a sign that reads, "Where the Locals Eat." Open from 7…

Stopping Stigmas with Mental Health Storytelling

Photos by Mikaela Burns Storytelling has always been a universal conveyance of human emotion. Be it a childhood story of the "Three Little Pigs "to…

Travis Scott: Producer, Rapper, and Rockstar in the Pursuit of Happiness

In the past two years, trap-rapper Travis Scott has a seen a meteoric rise in popularity with smash-hit albums "Rodeo" from 2015 and "Birds in…

Casualties: An Inside Look into the CC Party Scene

A lone, wrapped crutch attached to a low-hanging branch wavers in the breeze. Bird seed lies scattered around, and a man is perched, one hand…

Plans For New Ice Arena Bring Excitement to Campus

“Hockey” is a buzzword constantly associated with Colorado College for students, faculty, alumni, and even those not associated with the college. As one of CC’s…

The Boys Are Back: Moonlight Riders Cruise into Eighth Block

Photos by Mikaela Burns Moonlight Cruisers, an eclectic group of cyclists, mountain bikers, and recreational riders at CC are back for their blockly rides. This…

What’s the Deal with Fashion Boutiques?

Photos by Daniel Sarche “New season, new fashion” seems to be the motto nowadays. We are well into spring and almost into summer, so it…

No Silencio, and the Event Planning Process at CC

Last Friday, DJs Oli Ward, Mansour, and Berto hosted No Silencio, a Sounds of Colorado College event in Gaylord Hall. Running from 10 p.m. to…

Yellow Mountain Tea House: An Experience for More than the Taste Buds

Photos by Becca Stine The Yellow Mountain Tea House, a Chinese tea house and restaurant, sits nestled amongst the quaint restaurants and boutiques on West…

Hop-Ed: Colorado Mountain Brewery

A weekly review of local beers for CC students by CC students. Brought to you in association with the Homebrew Education Club. Colorado Mountain Brewery:…

Finstagram: Capture and Share Secret Moments

Scrolling through Instagram, among the pictures of sunset hikes and fraternity formals are pictures which are a little more insidious in nature: a drunk girl…

Hui Yon Park and the Dale Street Bistro: A Bright Purple Dining Destination

Recognizable by its bright purple exterior, the Dale Street Bistro stands out among its neighborhood surroundings. Born and raised in South Korea, restaurant owner Hui…