Weekly Rundown

ON CAMPUS • Rocky Mountain Women’s film festival will be hosted at CC from Nov. 9–11. RMWF is the longest running women’s film festival in…

A Midterm of Firsts

On Nov. 6, citizens across the United States voted in a monumental midterm election, characterized by countless “firsts” with candidates across the electoral map making…

Can President Trump Determine Citizenship?

Birthright citizenship may be under attack. President Donald Trump has announced a potential executive order that would end “birthright” citizenship — the standing right to…

Diving Into Wellness

A recurring column exploring various statistics related to sexual wellness, mental health, and substance use at Colorado College, brought to you in collaboration with the…

Who’s Supposed to Save the Planet?

By ELIANNA CLAYTON Hansjörg Wyss fell in love with America’s national parks and public lands while working for the Colorado Highway Department as a student…

Speak Up: CC is Making Curriculum Changes and Needs Your Input

By ISABELLA MCSHEA & CAMILLA FULLER There is much to be enraged about in the world and within our local communities. Midterm elections deserve our…

Tree of Life Shooting Victims Remembered with Love

As hate crimes increase in the U.S., victims and affiliates of the Pittsburgh shooting remind the public of the importance of love and remembrance. On…

Democrats Take Back the House, Republicans Add to their Majority in the Senate, What Does it All Mean?

President Trump’s legislative agenda took a major hit on Nov. 6 as the Democrats are poised to be the majority in the House of Representatives…

Blue Wave Sweeps Colorado

In a massive political shift, the Democratic Party took control of the House of Representatives in the 2018 midterm elections, thus ending the one-party rule…

Weekly Rundown

ON CAMPUS • April Ryan, a White House Correspondent for CNN, spoke Tuesday night in Kathryn Mohrman Theatre. She was invited as part of the…

Voting is More Than Going to the Polls

In light of the decisive midterm elections on the horizon, Colorado College has taken steps to ensure that the student body is educated to the…

Bomb Scare for Democrats

After a week of mail bombs being sent to prominent Democrats and other critics of President Trump, the suspect has been caught. According to law…

CCSGA Weekly: Curriculum Executive Committee

By JOHN CAPERS, CHRIS MAURICE & LAUREL SULLIVAN The Curriculum Executive Committee (CEC) is an all-college committee charged with reviewing the general education curriculum of…

Olivia Gatwood

World-renowned poet Olivia Gatwood, delivered an electrifying performance to an awe-struck Colorado College audience on the evening of Oct. 25. As a part of Domestic…

A Potential New Legal Definition of Gender

The social definition of gender has evolved into a fluid description, which includes all people belonging to the LGBTQ+ community. However, the Department of Health…

House Party Ends in Handcuffs: A Follow-Up

The Catalyst recently obtained the police call and body camera videos from the early morning events of Sept. 15.  On this night, a man was…

Proposition 112 Explained

By ELIANNA CLAYTON In just a few weeks, hundreds of thousands of Coloradoans will turn in their ballots. However, before marking their votes and sealing…

April Ryan Reminds CC Students Why Voting Matters

On Oct. 30, in the Kathryn Mohrman Theater April Ryan — CNN political analyst and veteran White House Correspondent of 21 years — addressed Colorado…

Kaizen: Edge of a Dream

Incarcerated Writers Series This series features writing from inmates at the El Paso County Jail. The articles stem from weekly programming facilitated by the Colorado…

IPCC Reports: Discussions Are Heating Up

By ELIANNA CLAYTON We’ve all heard it: 1.5 degrees is the proposed limit for the maximum increase in global temperature. But what does this limit…

Dr. Jordan B. Peterson Speaks to The Springs

Dr. Jordan B. Peterson, world-famous clinical psychologist and professor of psychology at University of Toronto, came to the Pikes Peak Center in downtown Colorado Springs…

Diving Into Wellness

A recurring column exploring various statistics related to sexual wellness, mental health, and substance use at Colorado College, brought to you in collaboration with the…

No Conclusions in Case of Dead Journalist

A dead journalist, multiple arrests, and ever-increasing tensions between America and its Middle Eastern allies: the mysterious disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has taken…

CCSGA Weekly: A Dialogue with the Inclusion Committee and Dr. Worthington

By CAMERON MONGOVEN For those who may not have heard, Colorado College is commissioning an external review of racism in response to the racist events…

Implications of Our Increasingly Polarized Nation

Professor Edsall of Columbia University opened his discussion on a rather somber note when he asked: “Do I have good news for America?” He followed…

First Monday Speaker Recounts History of Human Rights

By RUSSELL SKORINA When it comes to universal human rights, ‘universal’ doesn’t necessarily apply to everyone. Lynn Hunt, a distinguished research professor from UCLA, explained…

CC Dems Get Out the Vote for the Upcoming Midterm Election

With less than two weeks to go until this year’s historic midterm elections, Colorado College Democrats Club continues their “get out the vote” efforts on…

Diving Into Wellness

By SUSANNA PENFIELD A recurring column exploring various statistics related to sexual wellness, mental health, and substance use at Colorado College, brought to you in…