On Tap: No PBR at This Bar

By SETHWILSON GRAY Most people who have explored Tejon Street would recognize Panino’s, which just a short walk away from campus. This local pizzeria features…

All You Can Eat, All You Can Imagine: Everest Nepal Restaurant

So often, the “all-you-can-eat” option sounds appealing but ends up costing more than a regular meal or more than one could possibly feel good about…

Tiger Defense Promotes Safety on Campus

This past Tuesday, Campus Safety brought their self-defense classes to the residence halls, hoping to help promote the program as part of a series of…

Annual Arts and Crafts Sale Begins Today

Beginning Friday afternoon, Worner will be filled with dozens of vendors selling their art, ranging from pottery to paintings, jewelry, and much more. The Colorado…

Conquer Screamophobia: An Introduction to Death Metal, Metalcore, Black Metal Part I

I didn’t like rap music when I was younger, but when my friends played “A Milli” by Lil Wayne, I was nodding to the rhythm…

At a Theater Near You: LBJ: Bad Accents and Fake Noses in the Shadow of JFK

"LBJ", a new political, biographical movie, focuses on the presidency of John F. Kennedy through the eyes of Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson. Director Rob…

ON TAP: The Townhouse Lowdown

By SETHWILSON GRAY The Townhouse Sports Bar and Grill located in Manitou Springs is a liquor licensed cabin, showcasing a wood-wall and bar interior and…

Colorado College Hosts Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Festival’s 30th Year

The Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Festival is celebrating its 30th year of presenting regional films made by women, making it the longest, continuous-running women’s film…

Spesso Espresso: An Invite to Italian Culture

By ARIELLE GORDON Every third Monday afternoon, the Elbert Italian House comes to life with the sounds of cheerful greetings and the scent of espresso…

Everything for Everybody: Taste of Jerusalem

Food can be a means of remembering moments in time: a sense of nostalgia. On the other hand, such experiences can also inform us of…

Achvat Amim: Continuing Conversations on the Middle East

On Monday evening, Colorado College hosted the two founders of Achvat Amim, a peacemaking organization based in Jerusalem, for a presentation and discussion on the…

“Halloweekend” Brings Crazy Costumes to Campus

Though well before Oct. 31, last Friday and Saturday marked the beginning of Halloween festivities in a traditional Colorado College fashion. “Halloweekend,” as it is…

Beyond the Pumpkin Spice: Fall Beverages You Don’t Want to Miss

It’s the time of year when hiking sandals are replaced with fur-lined boots and fashion kimonos are traded for blanket scarfs. Now is the time…

On Tap: Supernova Bar and Arcade

By SETHWILSON GRAY Supernova Bar and Arcade greets guests with a bright blue neon sign visible to anyone walking on Tejon street. Tucked behind Louie’s…

Narai Thai: Authentic Thai Cuisine to Enjoy in House and at Home

Soothing Thai music filled the open and dimly lit restaurant space at Narai Thai. Despite the dinner rush on a Friday night, I was sat…

Hallowings: A Halloween Treat for Carnivores

“Halloweekend” is a key component of the Colorado College experience. Students take every opportunity to embrace the week of campus events. With Halloween falling on…

American Made: Same Aviators, Different Storyline

In American Made, director Doug Liman’s newest film, Tom Cruise plays another thrill seeking, aviator-clad pilot. This time however, Cruise plays Barry Seal, a real-life…

German House Kaffeklatsch – Conversations, Cookies, and Coffee

By ARIELLE GORDON Every Wednesday (except during fourth week) the German language house hosts Kaffeeklatsch (pronounced “kaffe-klatch”), an informal afternoon gathering to speak conversational German…

Performing Arts at The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

When conjuring up images of the FAC, paintings and sculptures and art classes come to mind for most students. In addition to these visual art…

Healthy Eating, Healthy Minds: Seeking Nutrition in Colorado Springs

Amongst the constant commotion and chaos of life at Colorado College, eating becomes a matter of minutes crammed between commitments. Cooking while off the meal…

CC Alum Uses Bikes to Make Denver More Environmentally Friendly

By ANNA SQUIRES As long ago as 480 B.C., the Greek playwright Aeschylus gave us the now infamous advice: “Know thyself.” An interview with Colorado…

Kerouac, Cover-to-Cover: A Live Rendition of “On The Road”

This past weekend, students, parents, and other members of the Colorado College community gathered in Sacred Grounds for a cover-to-cover reading of Jack Kerouac’s “On…

Art Week 2017

Colorado College and the Fine Arts Center are celebrating their alliance by hosting Art Week from Oct. 9-13. Art Week has more than 15 programs…

Once the Leaves Change Colors, You Can Carve that Pumpkin

While Colorado College and its student groups do a great job of initiating fall-themed activities on campus (for example, CC Spoon’s Fall Fest Bake-Off), nothing…

What’s Up With the Preserve?

As students returned for the new year, many were surprised to find the Preserve’s amended hours and eventual closing for the semester. Although the facility…

Escape the Cold Mountains for Some True Jamaican Cuisine

As magical as the clear mountains, brisk winds, and powdery snow of Colorado can be, it is also nice to experience the comfortable warmth of…

Theatre Workshop: For Students, By Students

“For students, by students.” This phrase is one of the main taglines that Theatre Workshop, Colorado College’s own student-run theater company, uses to describe itself. …

Keeping My Ear to the Grindstone: Wild Hares’ “Dose”

The story of Wild Hares’ second album, “Dose,” begins in San Francisco in 1983. The music business was different back then, Tracy Santa assures me.…