ON TAP: Billiards and Holiday Brews

By SETHWILSON GRAY Phantom Canyon Brewing Company is home to a restaurant, brewery, and my destination, the billiards hall bar. Six pool tables occupy a…

The Resurrection of CyHi the Prynce: Album Analysis of “No Dope on Sundays”

By EVAN MIYAWAKI CyHi the Prynce is one of the most talented lyricists in the game—and he knows it. On Kanye’s 2010 masterpiece “My Dark…

Metal Part III: Assyrian Occult Death Metal

Melechesh is one of the most unique bands I’ve ever come across. Its Assyrian and Armenian founders from Jerusalem were set on creating a Middle…

Remembering Food as an Art: Uchenna Ethiopian Restaurant Brings Origins Back to the Dining Experience

At the Picasso exhibit in Spain, the art on display would never be void of a short description of each piece: the year it was…

Silent Night: Fine Arts Center Hosts First-Ever Snow Ball

By ARIELLE GORDON The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College (FAC) is hosting Snow Ball: A Silent Disco tomorrow tonight. This is the…

A First-Year Impression of A Cappella at CC

By ZACHA FOX The Back Row, Colorado College’s only all-male a cappella group, is known throughout the school for their performances during prospective student weekends, orientation,…

Arabic Table: Culture and Coffee Cup Fortunes

By ARIELLE GORDON Every Friday afternoon, a cozy room in Cossitt Hall fills with Arabic culture as students, faculty, and community members gather for an…

ON TAP: The Secret Cocktail Bar That Has My Heart

By SETHWILSON GRAY Inside of Rooster’s House of Ramen, there is a fake brick wall that conceals a new bar that opened this summer. Look…

Slice 420: New York Pizza Designed by French Hands, Italian Heart and a Community-Centered Mind

Checkerboard tile floors, wooden tables, and striped walls with framed pictures fill the small space inside Slice 420, a newly opened French-Italian restaurant on Colorado…

Death Metal Part II: The God Within

In the previous article, we looked at how metal protests the dreary existence of the modern day in “The Nihilist,” the first track of “Anareta”…

And We Danced: Dance Workshop 2017

Dance Workshop, Colorado College’s student-choreographed dance performance, took place last Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. The show is a much-celebrated tradition at CC, attended by…

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…