Broomball: More Than Meets the Ice

Written by Elise Glaser If you ask the general population for their consensus on running on ice, the majority will tell you “don’t do it.”…

Cornerstone Wall Murals: “The Man Behind the Chalk”

Built in 2008 and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified, Cornerstone Arts Center is one of the newer and more modern buildings at…

“After Before”: The Remnants of Instant Gratification

Written by Molly Dunn It’s something many of us experience every day: the crinkle of opening a granola bar, the pop of a fresh Yerba…

SOCC n’ Roll: CC Artists Showcase Talents

Music is a huge part of campus life for many students; there are many CC events that center around music of some sort. The Sounds…

Talking with Lily Green: A Winter Start Memoir

Do you remember your first day of college? Leaving all things familiar while trying not to fear moving to a new state or country, making…

Hop-Ed: Local Relic

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

Worth the Wait? What it Takes to Enroll in an Art Adjunct

It used to be that every fourth Monday students would wake up before sunrise, at the early hour of 5 a.m., to make it to…

Hop-Ed: Storybook Brewing Company

Storybook Brewing Company • Storybook Brewing Company opened its doors just over two years ago. Storybook’s founder is an experienced home-brewer who dreamt of opening…

Throwing It Down With Greg Marshall

Greg Marshall is a familiar face in the Arts & Crafts Department. As the clay instructor at Colorado College for 17 years, Marshall is a…

1,600 CC Students Dance the Night Away at Winter Ball 2016

Winter Ball, Colorado College’s most formal occasion, has traditionally been one of the school’s most popular organized events. Taking place towards the beginning of Block…

Cornerstone Arts Week 2017: “It is Me, For a Moment?”

Amidst a political era that seems to find the fine arts dispensable, the Cornerstone Arts Initiative has transformed Cornerstone into a creative Xanadu. For their…

Robert Lee Knight: the Business Behind Sunday Night Bowling

Robert Lee Knight, the manager of Peak Bowling Center, the ‘highest rated bowling alley in Colorado Springs' is a 55-year-old native Coloradan. "I never asked…

CC You Later: Post-Graduation Plans, Stress, and Anxiety

As Block 5 kicks into gear, many seniors on campus have started, or continued, to question what life will be like after Colorado College. The…

Hop Ed #11: Cerberus Brewing Company

Hop Ed #11 Writers: Christopher Birtch & Brandon Marcus (Julian is abroad for the block) Intro: A weekly review of local beers for CC students…

Out of the Woods: Preserve Patrick’s Childhood Years

Patrick Bright, commonly referred to as "Preserve Patrick," grew up in West Creek, 13 miles from Woodland Park, a place he calls "the middle of…

The Hypocrisy of CC’s Notion of Sustainability

I don’t know if this is the case for many others, but my impression of Colorado College has changed dramatically from when I first visited…

CC Brand Attempts to Reflect CC Culture

For the past year, Colorado College’s Office of Communications has been promoting the school’s new brand. Adorning letter heads, t-shirts, admission brochures, and transportation vehicles,…

Exploring Movement with Grace Geracioti

"If, Then, a thesis performance by Grace Geracioti,” technically was the final project for Geracioti’s dance minor, but the senior English Literature major felt that…

Hop-Ed: Fossil Craft Beer Company

This Week’s Brewery: Started and implemented by five friends wild about craft beer and inspired by Colorado’s unique history, Fossil Beer Company opened its doors…

“Sunbather,” A Brilliant Dirge of the Sunny Dream

Written by Sam Imhoff “Sunbather” by Deafheaven, is an hour-long black metal album that crescendos in blast beats, screams, and walls of distorted guitar and…

How to Build a Quigloo in Three Easy Steps

Forget snowmen. Build a “quigloo.” You’ll need to invest some time and some sweat, and it can’t be done without a bunch of friends willing…

Conservation Mini Film Fest Showcases Diverse Sustainability Practice

Written by Haley Colgate Have you ever been to Stratton Open Space? How about Red Rock Canyon Open Space? Beyond “Open Space,” these places have…

Thanksgiving is Far Too Close to Christmas

Illustration by Charlotte Wall Written by Natalie Gubbay It’s that time of year again: last Thursday, Seth Meyers went on a…

A Hot (Chocolate) Topic: Quirky Holiday Beverages from your Neighborhood-Friendly Independent Beaneries

The drink specials menu at Rico's Cafe. Photo by Mikaela Burns Above: King's Chefs advertises their breakfast and lunch. Photo by Mikaela…

Lilly Hamann: German Exchange Student Finds Home at CC

Written by Meg DeMarsh As an exchange student from Hamburg, Germany, 22-year-old Lilly Hamann has found a home at Colorado College. She speaks with an…

Barista Breaking Boundaries: Meet Mandy Joblinske

Mandy Joblinske, 25, a barista and a young face CC students see almost everyday at Colorado Coffee, was born and raised in Colorado Springs, "which…

Hop-Ed: Trinity Brewing Company

Photo by Phillip Engh This Week’s Brewery: Trinity Brewing Company opened its doors in 2008, and was founded by Colorado College…

SethWilson Gray: The Poetry Prince

Although he has developed a profound presence on campus, between working at the library and Sacred Grounds, hosting writing workshops, and participating in a poetry…