$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

 

Written by Nathan Makela Richard Lee Fullerton, Visiting Professor of Economics at Colorado College, passed away on Sunday Dec. 11 at the age of 55.…



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

 

A student worker stocks the shelves in the C-Store. Photo by Sam WangSophomore Estrella (Star) Gonzalez left Colorado College during Block 1…



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…



Elaine Brown Discusses Black Activism and Oppression

 

Written by Chaline Lobti On Tuesday, Colorado College had the privilege of hosting Elaine Brown, the former chairwoman of the Black Panther Party and only…



CC Brand Attempts to Reflect CC Culture

 

For the past year, Colorado College’s Office of Communications has been promoting the school’s new brand. Adorning letter heads, t-shirts, admission brochures, and transportation vehicles,…



Building Inefficiencies Pose Challenge for Carbon Neutrality

 

As Tutt Library undergoes a massive renovation, it has garnered attention as one of the largest academic buildings in the nation to attain carbon neutrality.…



The Dynamic Half Block: A Unique Academic Opportunity

 

Every year, Colorado College offers Dynamic Half Blocks. These are programs or classes that fall between winter break and Block 5, this year taking place…



Colorado College Campus Denied Sanctuary Status

 

Last Friday, Cora Lubchenco sent out an email to the 520 students who signed a petition asking President Tiefenthaler to publically designate Colorado College as…



Efforts Switch from Divestment to Sustainable Investment

 

The Sustainability Council Investment Committee (SCIC), led by sophomore student co-chairs Robbie Gardner and Bryna Coyle, is working towards the goal of complete sustainable investment…



CCSGA Candidate Statements

 

For Colorado College students, election season isn’t over just yet. Today is the student election for two CCSGA positions. For Vice President of Internal Affairs,…



Monument Attorney: Martin Drake Power Plant Violating Air Standards

 

The steam and emissions from the Martin Drake Power Plant dominate the downtown skyline on a cold day. The plant, a coal-fired electricity generator, provides…



Involvement in CC Divestment Effort Wanes

 

The student-led movement to divest from fossil fuels and invest sustainably has recently come to a halt due to lack of participation. The group originally…



CCA Four Found Guilty of Violating Pedestrian Access Act

 

This past Friday, Trygve Bundgaard, Alan Pitts, Mark Chamberlain, and Cayla Norris were found guilty of violating the Pedestrian Access Act (PAA). These four protesters…



Departmental Funding Disparity Provokes Discussion

 

Written by Emily Kressley In terms of both student interest and faculty numbers, some academic departments on campus are inevitably bigger than others. When it…



Campus Safety Alerts College to Student Threat

 

Written by Chaline Lobti This past Friday on Dec. 2, a timely warning was sent out by Campus Safety to students, faculty, and staff members.…



Colorado Elector Bob Nemanich’s Fight to Keep Donald Trump out of the White House

 

As one of nine members of Colorado’s electoral college, it is Bob Nemanich’s duty to ensure, as Hamilton wrote in his Federalist Papers, “that the…



A Year after Yik-Yak: Campus Community Responds to LLC Hate Speech

 

Warning: This article contains homophobic language written on the walls of the PRIDE Living Learning Communities (LLC). Before Fall Break, Colorado College was struck by…



Trump Presidency Puts Planned Parenthood Future in Question

 

Written by Julia Tarantino This past Sunday, Nov. 27, marked the one-year anniversary of the tragic Planned Parenthood shooting in Colorado Springs. On Black Friday…



Colorado College Students Stand in Solidarity with Standing Rock Water Protectors

 

Written by Chaney Skilling Several Colorado College students forwent a trip home over Fall Break, opting instead to undertake the 10-hour drive to Standing Rock,…



Idea Space Features Exhibit on Incarceration in the United States

 

Written by Chaline Lobti The U.S. is second to none when it comes to imprisoning its own citizens. This problem has blown out of proportion…



First Monday Speaker Discusses Art as Activism

 

Written by Emily Kressley Richard Ross spoke at Block 4’s First Monday on “Art as Activism—Juveniles in Justice.” Ross drew a large crowd in explaining…



CC Professor Promotes Real World Activism in Environmental Studies Class

 

First year Professor Zach Sugg’s final block at Colorado College featured a unique addition to the curriculum. Students in his Environmental Justice in the Southwest…



CC Refugee Alliance Guest Speaker Discusses Resettling Refugees

 

Written by Erica Williams According to the Pew Research Center, the U.S. admitted 85,000 refugees from all over the world in the fiscal year 2016.…



Why Do CC Trump Supporters Feel Unsafe Sharing How they Voted?

 

When Donald Trump won the American presidency, The Catalyst reached out to students who had voted for Trump, asking if they were willing to have…



The Body in Motion and Spoken: SpeakEasy’s Block 3 Performance

 

Colorado College’s only student group dedicated to spoken word, SpeakEasy, held a packed performance in the Cornerstone Screening room on Nov. 11. Just three days…



The Springs Rescue Mission Prepares for Winter

 

As winter approaches in Colorado Springs and homeless shelters reach capacity, the uncertainty of the livelihood of the homeless population heightens. The temperatures are dropping…



In Wake of Trump Presidency Students Turn to Message of Radical Love

 

Junior Rachel Hyppolite holds a sign at the “Make America Love Again” demonstration on Wednesday, Nov 9th. Photo by Austin Halpern…

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