ON TAP: Retreat from Baca Retreat

When I receive a syllabus for class, part of me always hopes that it will list a field trip, especially to the Baca Campus. I…

Cracking the Code: Interview with Escape Room Creator

Senior Lucy Houlihan has served as Artistic Director of Colorado College’s Theatre Workshop and a technician for many on-campus productions. She most recently designed an…

Southwest Studies Hosts End of Year Fiesta

On May 8, Gaylord Hall in Worner was full of music and excited chatter as Colorado College students, staff, and faculty came together for the…

Students Line out the Door to Taste the World

Every year, Colorado College students congregate for Taste of the World, an event where international students cook and present dishes from their respective countries. CC’s…

Coquette’s Bistro & Bakery: Comfort Food Made Even More Comfortable

Have you ever felt homesick? Sad? Lonely? In need of a freshly baked cookie, your favorite kind of chocolate, or a bag of Lay’s potato…

David Tennant Is More Than Just Doctor Who

Why is Doctor Who trying to kill the main characters? More importantly, why is he American? These are important questions to be asked when watching…

Why Do You Spend $8 on a C-Store Kombucha?

A reflection on the Forward Food Summit on gentrification This past Saturday, a group of about 20 students and I drove to Denver for the…

Is “Avengers: Infinity War” Marvel’s Best Movie Yet?

If a big purple guy with a spray-painted gold glove and questionable chin doesn’t scare you already, he will now. That’s the promise “Avengers: Infinity…

Llama Brings Big Changes

Llamapalooza, Colorado College’s annual music and arts festival, is returning Block 8 with a freshly released lineup. Jay Som, Webster X and Lex Allen, and…

Tong Tong Korean Barbeque: Food and Family for the Soul

"[In] Korean Culture we share everything," said Seonok Lee, owner of Tong Tong, a Korean barbecue restaurant on Academy Boulevard. Photo…

A Place to GROW

Sacred Grounds at Colorado College at 8 p.m. on a Monday night is quiet. A group of 15 students gather in a haphazard circle, spread…

“Within and Without Us”: A Senior Thesis by Collin Kluchman

As an English major on the film track, senior Collin Kluchman created a three-panel video installation featuring dance choreography, microscope photography, and found footage from…

Rainbow Kitten Surprise: “Friend, Love, Freefall” Tour Brings Surprising Success

Hearing the name “Rainbow Kitten Surprise” leads to much confusion over what exactly that is: a new type of drug? A children’s television show? The…

“Rampage” Only Provides Foolish Action

“Rampage” starts at the ending of a much better movie. It delivers a concentrated dose of pure horror right up front to demonstrate what will…

ON TAP: Brewer’s Republic

Brewer’s Republic, near Acacia Park, gets at the necessities of a bar instead of trying to be quirky. Though bar isn’t the proper term—I would…

Music Scene Explodes with New Content

Kali Uchis' Upbeat Debut With her debut album “Isolation,” Kali Uchis places herself at the forefront of pop rhythm and blues. With a stunning voice…

Sakura Festival Brings Taste of Japan to CC

Tomorrow, Bemis Great Hall will transform into a Japanese party to celebrate the annual Sakura Festival, with at least 80 excited Colorado College students ready…

Shuga’s: The Perfect Date Spot

A white structure resembling a small country house, with deep blue doors and an outdoor patio glowing under hanging lights, stands as one of the…

“Blockers” Brings Comedic Stage to High School Prom

I enjoyed “Blockers”-it surprised me, it made me laugh, and I liked the characters enough to root for them, but not enough that laughing at…

Frankie Cosmos Graces The Black Sheep’s Stage

With the appeal of well-known concert venues like The Ogden Theatre and Pepsi Center only 70 miles from Colorado College, it is easy to overlook…

The FAC Brings Prom to Campus

Prepare to dance the night away on Saturday night in the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College. Nico Calabria…

“Fun Home” Breaks the Coming-Of-Age Mold

If you take anything out of this review, it should be that I not only recommend that you see the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center’s…

Seal Eggs Forges Experimental Path in the Springs

The sounds of chatter and clinking glasses resonated around deep mahogany tables in what was once a principal's office but is now a warm and…

503 W. Colorado Ave.

The seasonal, variable, and landlocked nature of Colorado makes eating fresh and local produce a challenge. Most restaurants in Colorado Springs, therefore, import food from…

Native American Student Union Hosts Powwow

On Saturday afternoon, excited chatter and the sounds of song and dance filled Reid Arena. Food was served, and attendees mingled to share their thoughts.…

“Mental”: A Play of Mental Health Stories as Lived by CC Students

“Vulnerability is one of the most important things that we as humans have to interact. And it’s the most underrated.” These are the words of…

Reinventing Prom for the Queer Community

Last Saturday, Colorado College’s Queer Community Coalition hosted their annual Queer Prom, which “aims to create a space for people who were not able to…

Trinity Brewing: Taking Variety Beyond Beer

In most liquor stores, the beer and cider sections are stacked with label art of various styles and techniques. It feels impossible to identify two…