Room 46 Opens A Capella Season With Winter Concert

Every Block 4, Colorado College’s three a cappella groups — Room 46, The Back Row, and Ellement — present their winter concerts.  For both group…

“Matilda” Is Not for Children

At first glance, director Mêlisa Annis’s production of “Matilda” at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College appears to be every kid’s dream.…

Till Kitchen: A Tabletop Treat

Walking into Till Kitchen, a restaurant located at 9633 Prominent Point, is like entering a modern home. The space has an earthy feel, with an…

Winter Market Showcases Food and Activity From Around the World

By 5 p.m. on Dec. 8, Cornerstone Arts Center transformed from a roomy architectural experiment into a crowded, colorful marketplace, perfumed with the scents of…

Another “Robin Hood” Misses Its Mark

Twenty-seven. Since Douglas Fairbanks first donned the green cap and quiver of Robin Hood in 1922, there have been 27 live-action Robin Hood films. One…

CC Chess Club: A Break From Block-Plan Stress

For many students, Monday evening represents the beginning of another strenuous week on the Block Plan, usually consisting of homework, studying, and other obligations. For…

A Crime Against Harry Potter Fans

Illustration by Annabel Driussi The “Fantastic Beasts” franchise comes back to theatres this holiday season with its second film in the…

Bonsai and Birdhouses: The Annual Arts and Crafts Sale

In the last few hours of the annual Arts and Crafts Sale in Worner, the atmosphere among the vendors was one of unhurried anticipation.  Freddie…

STIR Coffee and Cocktails

Mixing it up and making it work Photo by Mathhew Maciag Just a 30-minute walk down Wahsatch Avenue is a quaint…

Leviathan Live Shows the Power of the Creative Community

The Leviathan, Colorado College’s publication for literary and visual arts, is hosting its annual live-reading on Saturday, Dec. 8. Student contributors will read their submissions…

Rocky Mountain Film Festival Elevates Women’s Voices

For many years, Colorado College has been lucky to host North America’s longest-running women’s film festival right here on campus. The Rocky Mountain Women’s Film…

ON TAP: Weird Beers in a Peaceful Place

THE BAR: With bright, warm  lighting, Trinity Brewing welcomes its patrons into a cozy brewery that feels like a place hiding in the snow at…

Natural Dyeing in the Arts Studio

At 5 a.m. on Fourth Monday of Block 3, it was below 20 degrees with several inches of snow on the ground. It felt like…

Modern Market Eatery: A Farmers Market for Every Season

Due to the short growing season in Colorado, locals are only granted the luxurious proximity to fresh ingredients for a few months of the year.…

The Grinch: A Review

The Grinch is back and snarky as ever in the latest animated remake of the beloved Christmas tale. With the green grump voiced by Benedict…

Meet My Country: Get to Know CC’s International Community

International students from the Bahamas to Vietnam set up tables by the Worner fire place this week to celebrate the countries they call home.  “It’s…

“Church and State” Tackles Guns, God, and Government

“It’s just a drill, right?” someone asks across the classroom. We sit with our knees to our chests under the tables in a silent room.…

ON TAP: Thunder and Buttons II — Neutral and Nice

THE BAR: Football helmets line the top of the bar; beneath, three screens play different sports channels. Nine taps sit below the largest screen, with…

“Bohemian Rhapsody”: An Homage to Queen

“Bohemian Rhapsody,” directed by Bryan Singer, is a two-hour and 15-minute love letter to the band Queen with great intentions, but poor delivery. All biopics…

Kappa Raises Money for Literacy With Inclusive Talent Show

Philanthropy is one of the core values of Greek life at any college. Every year, sororities and fraternities at Colorado College hold various events, fundraisers,…

“Mid90s”: Jonah Hill’s Directorial Debut

In the past few years, there has been renewed interest in 1990s American culture. Brands like Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, and Polo Ralph Lauren are…

Emma Crawford Coffin Races and the Zombies of Colorado College

On Aug. 4, 1929, two boys found a human skull on Red Mountain, a 7,375-foot summit outside of Manitou Springs, Colo. After later questioning, police…

Emily Burnham ’19 Explores Vulnerability Through Dance

Imagine a circle of chairs and couches lit only by a few lamps. The center of this circle served as the stage for senior Emily…

Escape to Safety: Students “Purge” Themselves of Halloween Fear

Quick-thinking students escaped a Halloween “crime wave” on the night of Oct. 26 by using their puzzle-solving skills. Their slower counterparts weren’t so lucky. As…

Transforming the Chapel: First Monday Concert with Seal Eggs & Midwife

When Gwen Wolfenbarger ’19 took the stage, the chapel went silent. Wolfenbarger’s short blond hair was silhouetted by red lights and mist from a fog…

Theatre Department Opens the Year With Production of “DNA”

Smoke danced between the blue and purple lights as Colorado College students and family filed into the dimly lit Cornerstone Arts Center on parents’ weekend.…

ON TAP: “Not Just a Pub”

THE BAR: Cluttered with empty bottles on the wall and faux-old tin signs, Alchemy is a bar that might turn people away at first for…

At a Theatre Near You: A Star is (Re)Born

“A Star is Born” was only released this month, but the title may sound familiar to some. There have already been three remakes of the…