Story Time With Georgia

Welcome back to Story Time with Georgia, where I share weird bite-sized stories from members of the Colorado College community. Do you have a story…

Jesters in the Snow: Mardi Gras in Manitou

Three days before Mardi Gras, it was 29 degrees outside and starting to snow. The sky was overcast, and everything was frosted in a thin…

Carbonella Creations: Spaghetti That Sings Straight to the Stomach and the Soul

When we think about Italian cuisine in Colorado Springs, several restaurants come to mind immediately. On Tejon Street alone, there are several Italian dining options…

Five Groups Advance in Annual Battle of the Bands

By ABIGAIL RUSSEL Fourteen student-based bands competed in the first round of the Sounds Of Colorado College-sponsored, Battle of the Bands competition. Bemis Hall became…

Film and Media Seniors Prepare for Thesis Showings

Next week, the senior Film and Media Studies majors will present their theses. The thesis event spans two days and showcases a range of fiction…

Story Time With Georgia

By GEORGIA GRELLIER Welcome back to Story Time with Georgia, where I share weird bite-sized stories from members of the Colorado College community. Do you…

And They Were Roommates …

By MEG DEMARSH AND STORY SCHWANTES Meg DeMarsh ’19 and Story Schwantes ’19 were randomly-assigned first-year roommates, and they have remained friends since. They started…

Urban Steam: Colorado Springs’ Best-Kept Secret

Bouquets of bright pink and yellow flowers rest in small glass vases in the center of each table at Urban Steam. The restaurant looks like…

A Visit From Maureen McHugh

If Colorado College students ever check their Worner box, it’s almost certain that they know about the Visiting Writers Series. Even if they've never attended…

FAC Puts on Another Success With “Anna in the Tropics”

By ABBEY RUSSELL Over the past month, the Fine Arts Center Theatre Company has been showing “Anna in the Tropics,” Nilo Cruz, a play written…

Best Buddies: Revolutionizing Inclusion

By ABIGAIL RUSSELL The introduction to “Don’t Stop Believin’” started up for the third time, and an infectious smile appeared on Rachel’s face. She was…

Story Time With Georgia

By GEORGIA GRELLIER Welcome back to Story Time with Georgia, where I share weird bite-sized stories from members of the Colorado College community. I love…

Dan Humphrey Grew Up to Be a Stalker

“You” is a popular psychological thriller that has taken Netflix binge-watchers by storm. The series initially premiered on Lifetime in September of 2018 but began…

“Experience the Springs”: Local Opportunities for CC Students

If the “Colorado College Bubble” is a very real phenomenon, then the Collaborative for Community Engagement is doing everything it can to pop it. The…

My Night in the Art Studio

It was minutes into the Fourth Monday of Block 5, and the doors  to  Worner Campus  Center had just closed for the night.  The notice…

Odyssey Gastropub: Adventure Waits Just Blocks Away

Red brick walls, high wooden tables, and matching waxed floors make Odyssey Gastropub feel like a cabin in the mountains. The large window that covers…

Story Time With Georgia

By GEORGIA GRELLIER Welcome to Story Time with Georgia, where I share weird bite-sized stories from members of the Colorado College community. I love hearing…

CC Reacts to Government Shutdown with Food Drive

By ABBEY RUSSELL Following the partial government shutdown that began in late December, supplies at food pantries across the nation began to run low. The…

Piglatin Cocina: An Amusement Park for Your Taste Buds

In Colorado Springs, if you aren’t downtown, you’re in the suburbs.  A short drive down I-25 brings you to a small strip mall parking lot.…

Sundance Film Festival: A Promising Display of Female Directors’ Work

This year, Sundance Film Festival hosted 235 films across Park City, Salt Lake City, and the Sundance Resort in Utah. This was the festival’s most…

A Tension-Filled Evening in Taylor Theatre

When the lights dimmed in Taylor Theatre, the 50 or so people sitting in rows of chairs lining the walls fell abruptly silent. There was…

“Into the Spider-Verse”: Spider-Man Done Right

2018 was a good year to be Spider-Man. Heck, it was a good year to be a Spider-Anything! From Tom Holland’s short-lived stint in “Avengers:…

Skirted Heifer: Fast Food Never Tasted So Gourmet

Downtown Colorado Springs has few small restaurants, and we forget how special it feels to be only one of a few customers sitting at a…

Tuesdays Are for the Sk8r Girls

By MARY ALICE EWING If you wondered why people were hooting and hollering in front of Tutt Science Center Tuesday evening, it was not eager…

Mochitsuki Rice-Pounding Festival Brings in the New Year

At 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26, the morning after Winter Ball, campus was almost entirely deserted. It was still cold out, and patches of…

Greyhounding Across the State

Several minutes into the morning of Jan. 18, the Greyhound bus I’d been sitting on for the past half day jolted to a stop next…

Poor Richard’s Cafe: a History Told Through Books, Board Games, and Bites

A small door on Tejon Street offers entrance into a quaint cafe. Hand-painted, intricately printed, and beautifully photographed cards line one side of the cafe,…

FAC Celebrates 100 Years

2019 marks the 100th birthday of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, the Colorado College-owned museum only a few steps off campus. Founded as the…