Marilyn Boror Bor Presents on Whiteness and the Power of a Name

In Guatemala, Marilyn Boror Bor is a meme. And all it took was a name change. Boror Bor is a Maya Kaqchikel visual artist, teacher,…

In Pursuit of Data

At approximately noon on the surprisingly sunny Friday of second week, I was standing on a sandbar in the middle of the Arkansas River, holding…

A Certain Slant of Dickinson: Great Acting Meets Odd Direction in “Wild Nights With Emily”

A new biopic about Emily Dickinson reveals her life to have been full of insatiable lust, secret love, daring deception, and a quiet hunger for…

Story Time With Georgia

Welcome back to Story Time with Georgia, where I relay odd little tales from members of the Colorado College community. Over the next few months,…

Lucky Dumpling: Hip-Hop Meets Kung Fu

Just a short walk down Wahsatch Avenue is a small, red building with a spray-painted mural covering the outside; in the mural, two figures are…

The Power of Fiction: A Lecture by Award-Winning Author Steven Dunn

By ABIGAIL RUSSELL As a continuation of the Colorado College English Department’s Visiting Writer Series, Steven Dunn visited campus on Tuesday, May 7. He is…

Nourish: Supporting the Health of Customers and the Environment

Colorful countertops, brick walls, and green potted plants create a calm atmosphere at Nourish Organic Juice Bar. No tables in the restaurant are the same…

“Avengers: Endgame” Review: You’ll Cry, You’ll Laugh, You’ll Get Exactly What You Expect

This movie contains spoilers for previous movies in the Avengers franchise, but avoids spoilers for “Avengers: Endgame.” The most profitable movie franchise in history began…

Story Time With Georgia

Welcome back to Story Time with Georgia, where I relay odd little tales from members of the Colorado College community. Tell me about the time…

Holi 2019: Starting a Conversation Beyond Just Playing With Colors

On Yampa Field afternoon Sunday, on April 28, Indian music boomed from behind Ahlberg Gear House, while groups of color-drenched students wrestled their still-clean friends…

Latin Soul and Passion Celebrates Ana Gaby Pareja-Alfaro’s Time at CC

By ABIGAIL RUSSELL Infectious Latin music filled the crowded room while everyone danced, grinning ear-to-ear as they moved around the room performing newly-learned dance steps. …

Carniceria Leonela: A Mexican Grocery

It’s one thing to go out for an enjoyable meal, and it’s another to then create that delicious taste in the comfort of your own…

‘High Flying Bird’ Review: A Rousing Drama Takes on Sport, Race, and Class

It’s been mostly garbage in theaters this week, and most of you don’t often make it to the theater, anyway. So instead, in the hopes…

Exploring Ethical Tourism in Cuba Through Venture Grant

Many students take advantage of the opportunity to travel abroad through a Keller Venture Grant. The grant allows students to choose a topic that they’re…

Story Time With Georgia

Who: Caroline Kelleher ’21, Kiana Tsao ’20, unspecified friend, and, yours truly, me. When: Block Break What: Ice Ice Baby   The ranger we talked to…

CCE Celebrates End of Year With Award Banquet

At the Colorado College Collaborative for Community Engagement’s second annual awards night, a large buffet table filled the middle of the hall, and a mix…

“Menstrual Accessory”: A Gold-Outlined, Magenta-Stained Performance by Vanessa Dion-Fletcher

   Vanessa Dion-Fletcher stood in the middle of the stage with blood-stained white pants and a smile. In the lobby, there were piles of pristine…

“Shazam!” Tries and Fails to Make a Forgotten Hero New Again

When I was around 10 years old, I had a vivid dream in which I could fly. I was so convinced by it that when…

Pho Saigon Grill: Venture a Little Farther for Flavor

   In Colorado Springs, Vietnamese cuisine isn’t difficult to find. Restaurants like Saigon Café, Pho Brothers, and House of Saigon all offer wide selections of…

Story Time With Georgia

Welcome back to Story Time with Georgia, where I share weird bite-sized stories from members of the Colorado College community. The guy from “The Flash”…

“Play the Devil”: Maria Govan Captivates CC Audience With Film Screening

By ABIGAIL RUSSELL The soft noises of the jungle became uncharacteristically prominent as the film’s opening shot faded in. Two young men, both painted blue…

Story Time With Georgia

Welcome back to Story Time with Georgia, where I share weird bite-sized stories from members of the Colorado College community. Maybe you’ve taken a directive…

Norooz: Celebrating the Persian New Year

By ABIGAIL RUSSELL The smell of rose water accompanied me as I reflected on the past year. As I entered this year’s Persian New Year…

Sprig: Fast Food Never Tasted so Fresh

   When we think of fast food, immediately places like McDonald's, KFC, and Sonic come to mind. We think of greasy and unhealthy food. We…

“The Mustang:” a Review

We’re told at the outset of “The Mustang” that there are about 100,000 wild mustangs still roaming the U.S., but that their numbers are plummeting,…

“Hands on a Hardbody” a Texan Musical at the FAC

The Saturday evening showing of “Hands on a Hardbody,” a real-life Texan dramaturned musical, was three-quarters full of middle-aged patrons in well-pressed coats and high-heeled…

Story Time With Georgia

Welcome back to Story Time with Georgia, where I share weird bite-sized stories from members of the Colorado College community. Did something weird happen to…

And They Were Roommates …

By MEG DEMARSH and STORY SCHWANTES Meg DeMarsh ’19 and Story Schwantes ’19 were randomly-assigned first-year roommates, and they have remained friends since. They started…