Ben Kieklak Elected as New Student Trustee

This past Friday, the Colorado College community voted in junior Ben Kieklak as the new student trustee. As student trustee, Kieklak will become a full…

CC Looks to Reintegrate Monument Creek into Student Life, Education

On Monday, Colorado College State of the Rockies held its first meeting for a new project called “Reconnecting Colorado College with Monument Creek.” The event…

CC’s Design Week Encourages Students to Explore Creative Opportunities

This past week, Colorado College hosted its first Design Week, with the idea of promoting inclusivity into the school’s design scene and create dialogue regarding…

Colorado Springs Food Rescue Holds Fundraising Event at Local Chipotle

Today, from 4-8 p.m., Colorado Springs Food Rescue (CSFR) is having a fundraiser at the Chipotle, located at 17 South Tejon St. in downtown Colorado…

Speaker Kecheng Fang Breaks Down Misconceptions of Chinese Media

On Thursday, March 2, Colorado College hosted Kecheng Fang, a former Chinese political reporter, who spoke about contemporary media in China. Fang is a doctoral…

Conceptions of Service

CC’s Relationship With the Military: Part One of a Three-Part Series Between the five military institutions located in and around Colorado Springs, the city hosts…

Resources, Stigma, and the Culture Surrounding Mental Health at CC

Students gathered on Wednesday evening for a CCSGA-sponsored Dialogue Dinner focused on discussing mental health awareness and resources at Colorado College. Dr. Heather Horton, Director…

Student Musicians Get Funky at Battle of the Bands

This past weekend, 16 student bands competed in Battle of the Bands, a musical event featuring student bands presented by The Sounds of Colorado College…

Local Activists Push For Sanctuary City

On Tuesday, Feb. 28, the chair of the Colorado Pikes Peak Region Green Party, Karyna Lemus—joined by a dozen activists and supporters, including former Colorado…

Visiting Speaker Barbara Cosens Talks Water Law, Indigenous Justice

On Monday night, Professor Barbara Cosens of the University of Idaho visited Colorado College to speak on “International Water Law and Indigenous Water Justice.” Cosens…

CC Students Join Lutheran Family Services in Supporting Refugees

According to the Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan fact tank based out of Washington D.C., the United States admitted nearly 85,000 refugees in the 2016…

Protests Continue as Springs Residents Rally for Healthcare Protection

This past Saturday of Colorado Springs community once again came together for an activist rally, this time in support of healthcare protection. The “Protect our…

Llamapalooza Lineup Announcement Looms

It’s approaching that time of year again—Llama season. For many Colorado College students, this is the highlight of the spring and perhaps even the year.…

BYkids Aims to Bring Childrens’ Voices to International Stage

On Monday night, Colorado College graduate Holly Carter ’84 returned to her alma mater to explain the importance of BYkids, an organization that provides kids…

Climate Reality Projects Holds First Meeting at Colorado College

On Wednesday, the Climate Reality Project had their first meeting at Colorado College. The Climate Reality Project is a national nonprofit organization with forty chapters…

New York Times’ A.O. Scott Stresses Importance of Critical Thinking

Written by Chaline Lobti Anthony Oliver Scott, a New York Times journalist and film critic, spoke on the importance of critical thinking in his First…

Spoken Word: A Democratized Art Form

Written by Evva Parsons With the creation of the on-campus spoken word performance troupe, SpeakEasy, this fall, the Colorado College community has developed a coherent,…

Solarize the Springs: CC Students Work With Environment Colorado to Implement Sustainable Change

On Feb. 22, the Solarize the Springs campaign had its first public forum at the Wild Goose Meeting House. This meeting was the first move…

10 Questions with Charlotte Bassam-Bowles

It’s hard to love something quite like Charlotte loves Loomis. In only her second year as RLC of the predominantly first-year residence hall, she has…

A Conversation With the District 3 City Council Candidates

Residents to decide on vacant seat beginning March 10   Richard Skorman Richard Skorman served on City Council from 1999 to 2006 and was vice…

CCSGA Proposes Tiger Transit Initiative

Tiger Transit, a proposed bus pass program through Mountain Metro Transit (MMT) that would allow students to use their Gold Cards as bus passes, could…

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Across Markets: The Winners of CC’s Fifth Annual Big Idea Competition

Colorado College’s fifth annual Big Idea Competition held on Wednesday evening was full of creative and unconventional pitches. The Big Idea Competition welcomes student groups…

Board of Trustee Luncheon First of Its Kind

This Thursday, the Career Center hosted a luncheon for the Board of Trustees and a select group of students. The entirety of the Colorado College…

CC Students Work to Raise Awareness Concerning Body Image Issues

At first glance, the Colorado College student body may appear to be universally physically fit, considering the school’s proximity to the outdoors, healthy dining hall…

Tutt Library Renovation Reaches Halfway Point

Written by Evva Parsons Photos by Aaron Cronin The new library will officially open for students Block 1 of the 2017-18 academic year, having cost…

Honor Council Increases Outreach Efforts

The Honor Council has been increasing outreach efforts in the past year to better inform students and professors about the Honor Code. Additionally, the student…

Three-Year Live-on Campus Policy Cemented by Housing Construction

Housing at Colorado College has always been a source of tension between students and the administration. Whether it was 1967 when students protested for the…

Hundreds March With Muslim and Immigrant Neighbors

Last Saturday, Feb. 4, the Colorado Springs community mobilized to declare solidarity with Muslim and immigrant neighbors and to oppose President Trump’s proposed border wall.…