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…

Virgil Ortiz Brings the Pueblo Revolt to a New Century

By MAHEA DANIELS Entering the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center exhibit featuring Virgil Ortiz’s artwork can best be described as stepping into a time machine.…

Colorado Craft Social: A Trendy, Bustling Dining Destination

Friday night in downtown Colorado Springs was full of energy when we pulled up to the entrance of Colorado Craft Social, a restaurant that opened…

Styrofoam and the Creek Week Clean-Up

On an overcast fall morning a crowd of around 50 Colorado College students, community members, and middle school students stood shivering slightly around a picnic…

A Simple Favor: a review

A favor to a friend turns into a suburban, stay-at-home mother’s worst nightmare in the new thriller “A Simple Favor.” Stephanie, played by Anna Kendrick,…

“Shakespeare in Love” Reimagines the Life of a Literary Legend

Shakespeare struggled from writer’s block, too. Or, at least, that’s how the Fine Arts Center imagines it in their production of “Shakespeare in Love.” The…

Croozing by the Light of the Moon

It was a chilly fall night under the full moon, and at the north entrance to Worner, Halloween arrived a month early. An energetic crowd…

Cucuru Gallery Café: A Cozy, Casual Hideaway in Old Colorado City

A crafty sign with blue block letters hangs above the blue-rimmed entrance of Cucuru Gallery Café in Old Colorado City. Sounds of live jazz music…

“YSIV”: Sinatra Has Evolved

The Maryland rapper Logic went back to his roots with “YSIV,” a rap album that reflects on the records that inspired him throughout his triumphant…

Poetry, Pain, and the Present: Diane Seuss Visits CC

By MAHEA DANIELS “Let’s light a fire and sit around it and talk,” Diane Seuss, the latest guest in the Visiting Writer series, said in…

Try to Breathe: A Green Theater Production of “LUNGS” Addresses Difficult Concepts

Solar-powered light bulbs are strung from the ceiling of Taylor Theater at different heights, serenely swaying and waiting to be illuminated. A row of chairs…

Rebel Music: A NASU Screening

A small group of people trickled into the Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center screening room on Sept. 30 to watch the first of many…

FAC Features Vegan Vendors and Canine Companions

By MAHEA DANIELS The Fine Arts Center at Colorado College let the dogs out. Now, the dogs have new homes.  The FAC was filled on…

CC Alumnus Jeremy Zucker’s “Anything, Anywhere” Tour

Jeremy Zucker ’18 graduated from Colorado College last spring with a degree in molecular biology. What’s more impressive, however, is that he also graduated with…

First Watch: A Cozy and Comfortable Morning Experience

My initial glimpse of First Watch was of a line that extended from the desk at the front of the restaurant, out the door, and…

Friday Night at the Old Laundromat

The room is blue-lit, and students with Birkenstocks and Chacos in eclectic combinations of fishnets and flannel bob their heads and sway in place as…