Relations the Play Brings Covert Voices to the Forefront

Photos by Amelia Eskenazi Last weekend, Colorado College students continued a CC tradition with the yearly performance of Relations. A play about relationships, sex, sexuality,…

Blues and Shoes Criticized for Lack of Diversity and Inclusiveness

This past Saturday marked the tradition of Colorado College’s annual springtime Bluegrass festival, Blues and Shoes. Hosted by the Carnivore Club, the event on Tutt…

CC Seniors Prepare for Commencement, Life After College

As the seniors’ final weeks begin to wrap up and their time at Colorado College comes to a close, they are looking ahead to Commencement…

CCSGA Full Council Passes Amendment Mandating One Semester of Experience, or Significant Participation, for Presidential Candidates

Last Thursday, CCSGA Full Council passed an amendment to the bylaws that requires future student body president candidates to serve on CCSGA for at least…

Sun Butter Comedy Open Mic Founder Lukey Walden Leaves Behind Legacy of Comedy

Senior Lukey Walden will be graduating in just a week and a half, and as they prepare for life after college, they are making sure…

Gazette Journalist Dave Philipps Shines Light on Victims of PTSD

More veterans are left behind every day as they are discharged from the US Army for misconduct, despite clear signs of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).…

OrgasmiCC’s Sex Week Stresses Consent, Exploration, and Education

Sex Week at Colorado College began a couple years ago, when four different students did a survey on sexual pleasure as part of their sociology…

Figel, Greene, and Merrill: Introducing TWIT’s Newest Members

TWIT, Colorado College’s improvisation group, accepted three new members during Block 7 to replace its graduating seniors. Sophomores Julia Greene, Theo Merrill, and first-year David…

Kicks for CASA Fundraiser Successful Despite Weather

This past Saturday was Kicks for CASA, Kappa Alpha Theta’s major annual philanthropy event. CASA is an acronym for Court Appointed Special Advocates which is…

EnAct Continues Work to Clean Up Monument Creek

This past Sunday, Colorado College’s EnAct (Environmental Action) club held its biannual cleanup of Monument Creek. The event took place during Earth Week in order…

Under-Representation in CC’s Music Scene

“I’d rather just be seen as a musician rather than a girl musician,” said sophomore Lena Farr-Morrissey, bassist of the upcoming Llamapalooza performers, Despairagus. Morrissey’s…

Sophomore Russell Skorina and Junior Victor Torres Compete at Speech Nationals

During the first weekend in April, two Colorado College Speech students participated at The American Forensic Association National Individual Events Tournament (AFA-NIET) national speech competition…

Tensions Rise Between Productions of “Yellow Face” and “The Mikado”

Next weekend, the theatre productions of “Yellow Face” and “The Mikado” will be performed on the Colorado College campus. Though different productions theatrically and narratively,…

Fesshaie, Fillion, & Greenberg: Meet CCSGA’s Newest Vice Presidents

The Colorado College Student Government Association election resulted in Ethan Greenberg elected as Vice President of Student Life, Sam Fesshaie as Vice President of Inclusion,…

CC’s Relationship with the Military: Discussions on Race

Part Three of a Three-Part Series On Thursday, April 20, four scholars with either current or past connections to the United States military gathered at…

Revotes and Technical Glitches Spark Confusion Around CCSGA Election

Colorado College students voted in high numbers in an election plagued by I.T. glitches, vague constitutional bylaws, and overall confusion. The CC student body first…

Passing the Torch: Introducing CCSGA President-elect Dorsa Djalilzadeh

After last block’s CCSGA election, students voted for junior Dorsa Djalilzadeh to be CC’s CCSGA President for the 2017-18 academic year, following the graduation of…

B-Side Collective Announces New Practice Space for Student Musicians

Last Wednesday, the B-Side Collective held an open meeting to discuss their exciting plans for the new B-Side Collective practice space, due to open this…

Colorado House Bill Grants Immunity for Emergency Rescue Break-Ins

A bill introduced this session in Colorado just changed the law regarding what a citizen can do if they see a child or pet locked…

Community Food Engagement Faces Challenges

For 23 years, Colorado College offered the people in Colorado Springs who were experiencing homelessness a free Sunday meal in Sacred Grounds through CC’s Community…

Home is Where the Heart is: Juniors’ Hearts are Off-Campus

A petition protesting the college’s decision to require all juniors to live on-campus garnered 228 signatures in five days. The petition points to the lack…

CC Proposes Smoke-free Campus Policy

When the rule regarding a smoker’s proximity to a school building on the Colorado College campus was first implemented, smokers at CC had to be…

Professor Rashna Singh Set to Retire After Years of Teaching Diverse Classes

Professor Rashna Singh is set to retire at the end of the 2016-2017 academic year. Born and raised in India, Singh obtained her bachelor’s degree…

Battle of the Bands 2017: Final Round

The Sounds of Colorado College will host the final round of Battle of the Bands this Saturday, April 15. Six bands will play against each…

Teaching Faulkner in Oxford, Mississippi

Photos by Nathan Makela On Saturday, a group of 11 Colorado College students, along with Professor Barry Sarchett, travelled to Mississippi to study the renowned…

Tutt Talks Aims to Showcase Student Creativity and Insights

On Wednesday at 4 p.m. in McHugh Commons the first ever “Tutt Talk” took place. This initiative will be an annual event put on by…

START: Student-led Initiative Seeks to Shed Light on Title IX

Last summer, juniors Leah Ciffolillo, Jamie Baum, and senior McKenna Becker came up with the idea to begin the Student Title IX Assistant and Resource…

CC Boasts Gender Diversity in Some, But Not All, Science Departments

In an homage to International Women’s Day on March 8, Elsevier, a major academic publisher, released a study detailing women’s progress in scientific fields over…