Nikole Hannah-Jones Challenges Moderate White Liberals in Her First Monday Speech

“We always had two philosophies of education in this country: one for democracy reserved for white children, and one for oppression reserved for black, Latinx…

“I Am a Real Person. Not a Figurehead,” Stephany Rose, the Congressional Candidate for District 5

By RAMAH ALERYAN On Monday, Colorado College welcomed Rev. Dr. Stephany Rose for an event, “Honoring King, Living the Dream,” sponsored by The Butler Center,…

CC Celebrates the Hijab

By GRACE PERRY This past Tuesday in Worner, students, faculty, and staff alike gathered to celebrate Colorado College Hijab Day. This day is dedicated to…

One Month After the Smoking Ban: Has Anything Changed?

Colorado College is rife with enough subgroups to keep a sociologist busy for years, and currently one of them is in the spotlight. CC’s tobacco-smoking…

The Great Loomis Flood of 2018

By PEYTON TICH Due to a pipe that burst in Loomis Hall, Winter Starts were abruptly interrupted as they settled into their rooms over Half…

Inuit “Throat-Singer” Tanya Tagaq Opens CC’s 18th Annual Arts Week

By ELLEN LOUCKS A strange, guttural sound… deep, anguished growling…passionate convulsions of the body…Tanya Tagaq describes her art as “sounds fit[ting] together like puzzle pieces.”…

Another Year, Another Winter Ball: Stepping Up Safety

As students returned to campus for the spring semester, many looked forward to the much-anticipated Winter Ball, an annual event sponsored by the Residential Life…

50 Years of Dr. King’s Legacy Celebrated at the All People’s Breakfast

By ELLEN LOUCKS “Yes sir! We are on the move now.” On the morning of Monday, Jan. 15, hundreds of individuals from Colorado College and…

Colorado Springs Womxn March with Solidarity Plans to Reopen the Eatery

By ELLEN LOUCKS With a powdery dusting of snow on the ground and temperatures dipping below 25 degrees Fahrenheit, hundreds of feminist activists squeezed into…

Students Petition for CC Endowment to Divest from Fossil Fuels

By SASHA HART While Colorado College prides itself on its sustainability efforts, some students think CC could do more to adhere to this focus on…

For Liberal Arts Students Looking to Make A Difference, PIFP Delivers

By ANNA SQUIRES Liberal arts students are having a moment. Despite rising demands for STEM candidates, American employers increasingly state that ideal hires come from…

Students Bound for Grad School Breathe Tentative Sigh of Relief

Over the past few weeks, undergraduate students with plans to attend graduate school and incumbent graduate students were whipped into a frenzy over a provision…

Colorado College Starts Badminton Club

By AMELIA MERCHANT Colorado College has recently added yet another club to its plethora of student organizations: Badminton Club. Ellen Steinlein, an elite badminton player,…

Colorado Springs Prison Tracks Upward Trend in Incarceration Rates Among Females

The U.S. has the highest number of incarcerated citizens per capita. Over 2.3 million people in this country are behind bars. Each month, the El…

Parting Words: Tom Cronin’s Last Lecture Series

“Needership is not Leadership: Giving Up on Politics is Not an Option, and Other Reflections” was the title of Professor Tom Cronin’s lecture this past…

White Supremacy Series Come to a Close

By  SIERRA TAKUSHI On Wednesday, Dec. 6, members of the Colorado College community convened in the Slocum Commons for the third and final installment of…

Bluegrass Plays No Second Fiddle: Ensemble’s Popularity Continues to Rise

By SASHA HART Bluegrass music at Colorado College attracts many musicians and large audiences. Last week was no exception as CC’s three bluegrass ensembles—The Ginger…

El Paso County Considers Needle Exchange Program: The Opioid Epidemic Reaches Colorado Springs

El Paso County is joining statewide considerations for needle exchange initiatives to prevent the spread of blood-borne diseases. Currently, eight needle exchange facilities in Colorado…

Newly Elected CCSGA Vice Presidents Prepare to Take Office

By ERICA WILLIAMS For the past two years, the beginning of Block 4 has marked the election for Vice President (VP) positions for: Internal Affairs,…

Life After Passing 2A: Will Stormwater Management Give Fountain Creek a Facelift?

By KELSEY MAXWELL In the most recent local city election, Colorado Springs residents approved ballot measure 2A, resulting in a tax increase to fund storm…

Democratic Candidate Stephany Rose Spaulding Speaks to CC Dems

This past Monday student Democrats sat in a circle around Stephany Rose Spaulding, a Democratic candidate trying to unseat Doug Lamborn (CO-5), as she answered…

New Crossing Light Receives Chilly Response

By ZACK GLOSSER Since the opening of the East Campus residences, pedestrian traffic across Nevada Avenue has increased significantly. Many students who reside in East…

Smoking and Tobacco Ban Enforcement Date Draws Near

By LOGAN COLEMAN On Jan. 1, the College’s new smoking and tobacco ban will take effect. Many students have wondered what exactly the ban will…

Bon Appétit Fills in Preserve Renovation Timeline

The Preserve, a favorite dining option for many students, has been closed several blocks for renovation. While rumors of health code violations or worries that…

Closing Time for Drake Power Plant? CC Students Weigh in at Public Meeting

By CORY PAGE The Martin Drake coal-fired power plant has been an operational and noticeable component of Colorado Springs’s downtown skyline for nearly a century.…

Gubernatorial Candidate Kennedy Addresses CC Dems

By ZACK GLOSSER Former Colorado State Treasurer Cary Kennedy visited campus on Tuesday for a town hall sponsored by the Colorado College Democrats. Kennedy is…

Dispatches from Bonn: Professor Mark Smith’s Class Attends UN Climate Change Conference

By JACK BILBROUGH Over Block 3, Colorado College students attended the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) 23rd annual “Conference of the Parties”…

Being Healthy Isn’t Just About Losing Weight: Dr. Glenn Gaesser Talks ‘Big Fat Lies’ at First Monday

By AMELIA MERCHANT Dr. Glenn Gaesser began his presentation for Colorado College’s Block 4 edition of First Mondays by listing quotes from experts on the…