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.…

Documentary Investigates Lives of Chinese Journalism Students in America

MOSAIC (Multicultural Organization of Students: An International Community), the Chinese Student Association, and the Colorado College Journalism Program joined forces to bring Chinese-American documentarian and…

Colorado Springs Residents Question Motives Behind Panhandling Ordinance

After a federal judge in Grand Junction ruled in 2015 that pan-handling is an expression of speech and protected by the First Amendment, the Colorado…

The Springs Echo: First Colorado Springs Street Paper

"We think I might be the very first woman to do this while homeless,” said Raven Canon, Editor-in-Chief and founder of The Springs Echo. The…

The Reality of the “Sophomore Slump”

For sophomores, the safety net of first year is a distant memory. Instead, expectations to declare a major weigh heavily upon them. At Colorado College,…

RecycleMania Pushes Students to Think Critically About Trash Habits

This past week kicked off RecycleMania, a nation-wide recycling competition that Colorado College participates in annually. The competition measures the weight of recyclables, landfill waste,…

CC Ranks High on List of Least Economically Diverse Colleges

According to a recent study published by the New York Times, Colorado College enrolls more students in the top 1 percent of the income scale…

Construction of East Campus Residential Development on Schedule

Where there was once a drab parking lot at the corner of Uintah Street and Nevada Avenue, there was then a giant hole accompanied by…

Students Take Advantage of Keller Venture Grant Program Over Half Block

“Keller Venture Grants, made possible by the Keller Family Foundation, allow you to imagine, articulate, and bring to life your own original research project” reads…

Denver Native Neil Gorsuch Announced as Nominee to Supreme Court

On Tuesday night, President Donald Trump announced Neil Gorsuch as his nominee to the Supreme Court. The Court has had a vacant seat for nearly…

Pipeline Rally Mobilizes Colorado Springs Residents

Hundreds gathered in front of Colorado Springs City Hall on Sunday afternoon to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) and the Keystone XL Pipeline (KXL).…

NAACP Meeting Draws Crowd Interested in Action

A larger than average crowd filled Christ Temple Community Church on Saturday for the January General Membership Meeting for the NAACP Colorado Springs Branch. The…

Renowned Jazz Artist Kahil El’Zabar Performs with Ethnic Heritage Ensemble

On Jan. 27, Colorado College hosted the jazz group Ethnic Heritage Ensemble. Kahil El’Zabar, the founder of the group, is an internationally acclaimed jazz composer…

Conversations on Whiteness Aims to Challenge White Supremacy

The Colorado College student group Conversations on Whiteness (COW) began almost a year ago this block. Started last year by seniors Justin Haas and Reed…

Thousands Join Peaceful Women’s March on Colorado Springs Following Presidential Inauguration

The day following the inauguration of President Donald Trump, thousands of residents gathered in Acacia Park to march through downtown Colorado Springs. Protesters cited demands…

Education Through Experience: CC Students Witness History at 45th Presidential Inauguration

Written by Anna Squires Twelve students accompanied professors Elizabeth Coggins and Susan Ashley to Washington D.C. last weekend to witness Donald Trump’s Presidential Inauguration and…

Milo Yiannopoulos Inspires Ire at UCCS

Milo Yiannopoulos is a British reporter and public speaker who is currently touring colleges and universities to spread his alt-right messages. He visited University of…

CC Prison Initiatives Begin Programs

Written by Catalyst Editorial Staff Two Colorado College initiatives directed towards volunteerism and education in prisons are gaining momentum. The Colorado College Prison Project, a student…

FSA Offers Unique First Semester Experience for Incoming Students

Florence, Paris, London, and the Czech Republic—this past Fall Semester Away (FSA) program was an abundance of sights, cities, and new experiences. Based in various…

Pueblo Sets Their Sights High With Plans for National Marijuana Museum

Big things are happening in the little county of Pueblo, Colo. Four years ago, the commissioners of Pueblo County signed off on laws to regulate…

Winter Start Program Offers Students First Semester Flexibility

The beginning of second semester coincides with the addition of 43 new first-years to campus through the Winter Start program. The Winter Start program is…

$700 Million and Counting: What You Need to Know About the Endowment

Nearly every element of the student experience at Colorado College, from the classroom to the construction of the new library, can be traced back to…

In Memoriam: Rich Fullerton

Richard Lee Fullerton, Visiting Professor of Economics at Colorado College, passed away on Sunday Dec. 11 at the age of 55. Fullerton began teaching full…

When a Struggling Family is “Too Rich” for Financial Aid

Sophomore Estrella (Star) Gonzalez left Colorado College during Block 1 due to her ability to pay tuition. Currently, she works as an Events Assistant at the Office…

SASS Holds Workshops Focusing on Safety at Off-Campus Parties

Written by Emily Kressley SASS is the Student Association for Sexual Safety. According to the association’s official mission statement, SASS is “a student coalition of…