CC Welcomes Fulbright Scholar from Palestine

By SASHA HART When you first meet Mahadia Maher Abu Dalal, you would never know the lengthy and risky process she experienced to get to…

Students and Faculty Remember Professor Phil Kannan

This Monday, Colorado College abruptly lost a beloved professor and friend when Phil Kannan, Legal-Scholar-in-Residence and fixture of CC’s Environmental Program, passed away. There was…

CC Entertains Idea of Forming E-Sports Team

By LOGAN COLEMAN Colorado College is seeking to gauge student interest and opinion in creating electronic sports (e-sports) teams on campus, because the Southern Collegiate…

START: The New Student Team of Confidential Resources for Title IX Concerns

By ZACK GLOSSER The Student Title IX Assistance and Resource Team (START) is a new initiative created this year by seniors Jamie Baum and Leah…

CC EMS Shoots for Long-Term Sustainability

You may have seen them meandering around Blues n’ Shoes as you were thrown off the mechanical bull, or standing on the sidelines during club…

Llama Committee Broadens Horizons, Re-envisions What Festival Will Be

This year, the Llamapalooza Committee is changing things up. The committee met this past Monday to discuss ideas, plans, and challenges leading up to this…

A Shameful Namesake: College Complicit in President Slocum’s Sexual Misconduct

The job of a college archivist “is not to only preserve and provide access to positive information about the college[.] My job is not public…

Campus Groups Cover Political Spectrum

By ZACK GLOSSER Colorado College encourages its students to debate, explore, and think critically about an array of topics both in and out of the…

Hakeem Rahim: I Am Acceptance

By AMELIA MERCHANT Monday night, community members and Colorado College students came together to discuss mental health awareness with guest speaker, Hakeem Rahim. CC’s chapter…

Noberto Orellana ’20 to Speak at TEDx Colorado Springs

Sophomore Norberto Orellana was recently selected to speak at TEDx Colorado Springs.  While Orellana was one of several individuals chosen to speak at the event,…

Bates Takes on Nationals, Cultivates Mountain Biking Community

In addition to hiking, Colorado Springs’ extensive trail system provides a playground for Colorado College’s mountain biking community. While there are plenty of students who…

Colorado College’s “Building on Originality” Campaign Seeks Funding

By JACK BILBOROUGH Colorado College’s “Building on Originality” campaign started its fundraising goals of $435 million in pledges and 50 percent alumni participation. So far,…

Discourse on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Proliferates at CC

By SASHA HART For the past couple years, Colorado College has welcomed an Arabic Cultural Program Coordinators (CPC) from Tunisia. This year the Arabic CPC,…

CC Voters Register Locally, but Turnout Still Low

Fewer Colorado College students vote in general elections than the national liberal arts college average. While there was a 5 percent increase in CC voter…

Social Media Movement Highlights Pervasiveness of Sexual Harassment and Assault

If you’ve opened up Facebook or Twitter recently, you’ve probably seen the “me too” hashtag countless of times. The hashtag is often posted with an…

Renowned Genderqueer Disabled Activist Eli Clare Keynotes Diverse Learners Week

White, disabled, and genderqueer activist Eli Clare greeted a room of about 80 or so students and faculty this Wednesday evening, many of them primed…

On Islam and Being a Muslim Woman in the United States, Dr. Chan-Malik Speaks at First Mondays

This past Monday, Sylvia Chan-Malik was welcomed as the First Monday speaker for Block 3. Chan-Malik is a professor at Rutgers School of Arts and…

College Prepares to Choose Next ‘Common Read’ for First-Years in 2018

The Common Reading Program, where the incoming class is assigned a shared book, is not a program specific to Colorado College; “The purpose of the…

Stormwater Returns to the Ballot This November as Ballot Initiative 2A

By JOHN HENRY As with all divisive topics, everybody can agree that there is in fact an issue. Colorado Springs storm water management policies and…

Colorado College Hires Gallup Poll to Understand Why CC Graduates Rank Low on Post-Graduate Incomes, Economic Mobility

By  JACK BILBROUGH Colorado College, in conjunction with Gallup Polling, is hosting an open student survey to “gain a better understanding of student experiences and…

Queer Community at CC Celebrates LGBTQIA+ History Month

By LOGAN COLEMAN October is LGBTQIA+ History Month, an annual observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history and the history of the gay rights…

Springs Celebrates Inaugural Indigenous Peoples’ Day

This past Tuesday marked the first officially recognized Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Colorado Springs. The proclamation, issued by Colorado Springs City Council president Richard Skorman…

Colorado Springs Food Rescue Hosts Garden Party to Raise Awareness for Food Justice

By SASHA HART Photos courtesy of Colorado Springs Food Rescue This past weekend, Colorado Springs Food Rescue (CSFR), a local food justice nonprofit, held their…

Ballot Measure to Fund Colorado Springs Schools

A ballot measure in the upcoming election could increase school funding per student in order to make teacher wages competitive, hire mental health professionals, and…

Professor Roberts Breaks Silence on Harvey Weinstein Sexual Harassment Case

Thirty-three years have passed since Harvey Weinstein, acclaimed Hollywood executive and co-founder of Weinstein Company and Miramax, sexually harassed now-CC Professor Tomi-Ann Roberts. Then, she…

Bon Appétit Contract Renewal Sparks Discussions Among Students

From the glistening trays of sashimi in Benji’s to the bygone days of the Preserve’s grilled cheese, there is undoubtedly an abundance of delicious food…

Examining Art & Technology’s Role in Social Movements: Film and Media Studies Adds New Class

By Amelia Merchant The Film and Media Studies Department at CC has long had a good reputation as a solid, well-rounded department that offers many…

CC Artists Participate in Inktober Challenge

By JOHN HENRY The month of October brings with it the changing of the leaves and a world of colors, a colder, crisper snap to…