Inconsistent Politics Spanning Professional Sports Freedom of Speech in the NFL

While Adam Silver, Commissioner of the NBA, and Lisa Borders, President of the WNBA, are in full support of their athletes taking political stances and…

What the Lack of Updates to Chairlift Standards Will Mean for Upcoming Ski Season

During the last winter ski season, a Texas tourist named Kelly Huber fell from a chairlift at Ski Granby Resort with her two daughters and…

A Likeminded Community: Transfer Students Transition to CC

This academic year, 31 transfer students were welcomed into the Colorado College community. I was lucky enough to be in a Block 1 class with…

New Title IX: Colorado College Won’t Go Back

Title IX is a policy that protects students from gender based discrimination that interferes with their academic experience. It originally was implemented in 1972, starting…

Building Creativity: Colorado College Innovation Space Nears Opening

By JACK BILBROUGH The Innovation Center, an academic office at Colorado College, has entered exciting times with the imminent opening of their new Innovation Space. Designed…

Lapses in Communication Limit Student Group Funding

Two student groups face restricted semester schedules due to limited or no funding. Both Sounds of Colorado College (SOCC) and the CC Refugee Alliance face…

Arts and Crafts Studio Fired Up for New School Year

By AMELIA MERCHANT As students settle in to life on campus for the ‘17-18 school year, the Arts and Crafts studio is firing up as…

In Memoriam: Delaney Utterback

By JACK BILBROUGH Former KRCC station manager and CC graduate, Delaney Utterback, died Aug. 24 at the age of 45. Utterback first worked for KRCC…

Sustainability Spotlight: Senior Cory Page Works with Protect Our Winters

By KELSEY MAXWELL This past summer, senior Cory Page interned at Protect Our Winters (POW). POW is a small but influential non-profit organization based in…

Campus Responds to Recent Events of Racism

On Aug. 28, Colorado College President Jill Teifenthaler sent out a letter to Colorado College students. The letter welcomed former students back to campus, welcomed…

Old and New Clubs Seek Members at Campus Activities Fair

By ANTON RIESELBACH As the academic year begins, both old and new students are searching for on- and off-campus involvement within the community. The second…

Meet Luis Valdez, the New Residential Life Coordinator for Loomis Hall

Resident Advisors (RAs) are an important part of student life. One can serve as both a friend and resource throughout the stressors we face on…

New Library Boasts Carbon Neutral, Net Zero Status

By SASHA HART In 2007, Colorado College students asked then-president Dick Celeste to commit to making CC a carbon neutral campus, and in 2009, CC…

Gubernatorial Candidates Take Political Temperature of State at Saturday Candidates Forum

Students and Colorado Springs residents alike milled around the Kathryn Mohrman Theatre lobby Saturday evening, chatting and rubbing elbows with Democratic 2018 midterm candidates. CC…

Hundreds March to Protest Trump’s Plan to End DACA

By JOHN HENRY On Tuesday morning, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions held a news conference to announce the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood…

Poverty is Moving Out of the City Center

The number of high-poverty neighborhoods in Colorado Springs rose from six to 22 between 2000 and 2015, a study conducted by the U.S. Census and…

Penrose Hospital Workers Banned from Parking in the Old North End

Throughout the day, a shuttle drives north on North Nevada Avenue from Centura Health’s Penrose Hospital to a parking lot behind the Mortgage Solutions Financial…

531 Fresh Faces: Introducing the Class of 2021

The beginning of the academic school year also means welcoming a new class into the Colorado College community. The class of 2021 is comprised of…

10 Questions with Sarah Laico

Last Wednesday, 62 trips left the Outdoor Education and Slocum parking lots in cars, vans, and busses to the greater southwest to begin the 2017-18…

Colorado College Completes Fine Arts Center Merger

As the school year begins and students return to campus, Colorado College is also embarking on a new endeavor as it takes the reins of…

Carnivore Club Responds to Criticism Over Lack of Diversity at Blues & Shoes

As the first week of the semester reaches its conclusion, concrete plans for Colorado College’s annual bluegrass festival, Blues & Shoes, are starting to materialize.…

Tutt Library Opens to Many Students and Few Books

During first week, a steady flow of students moved in and out of Tutt Library as the campus adjusted to the new space. “The facilities…

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).…