Nationalism, Occupation, and the Future of Israel-Palestine

Four professors share insights on a panel hosted by J Street U. Every seat was filled, and a hum of curiosity and excitement echoed throughout…

KaeperNike

Nike’s 30th anniversary campaign has made waves. The advertisement features a black and white close up image of former National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick,…

Weekly Rundown

ON CAMPUS •  The Visiting Writers Series welcomed its first speaker of the year, Julia Dixon Evans, author of the book “How to Set Yourself…

Brett Kavanaugh: Carpool Dad and Probably Your Next Supreme Court Justice

By  NADIA BANKS Carpool dad. Youth basketball coach. Dedicated family man. An all-around “nice guy.” Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has been adoringly characterized as…

Make My Day, or End it: A Colorado Springs Resident Escapes Murder Charges After Killing a Homeless Man

Colorado Springs resident, Patrick Rau, 29, dodged murder charges last Friday, Sept. 7. His case was dismissed by Judge Jann DuBois, the judge of the…

Diving Into Wellness

A recurring column exploring various statistics related to sexual wellness, mental health, and substance use at Colorado College, brought to you by the Wellness Resource…

Over 1,000 Colorado College Students Participate in LoCCal

Last weekend, over 1,000 Colorado College students came together and participated in the first annual LoCCal — the college’s new fall music festival. According to…

Julia Dixon Evans: How to Set Yourself on Fire

Colorado College’s Visiting Writers Series kicked off with a reading from Julia Dixon Evans, author of the recently published book “How to Set Yourself on…

New Provost Alan Townsend Brings Expertise and Vision to Colorado College

When Alan Townsend, Colorado College’s new provost, first got a call from the search firm inquiring about his interest in the provost position, his initial…

Weekly Rundown

ON CAMPUS • An article published last week in The Conversation features Colorado College President Jill Tiefenthaler and two other university presidents in a discussion…

Diving Into Wellness

A recurring column exploring various statistics related to sexual wellness, mental health, and substance use at Colorado College, brought to you by the Wellness Resource…

Two Remain in Colorado’s Gubernatorial Race

Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton face off in final election. As Democrat John Hickenlooper ends his second term as Colorado governor, the race to be…

Refugee Alliance: A Committment to Vulnerable Populations

Colorado College’s Refugee Alliance held its first meeting of the year Tuesday Sept. 4. Formed in 2016 by Heather Powell Browne, CC’s Assistant Director of…

New Policy Increases Inclusivity for Native American Students

For a campus with an indigenous population of about 0.6 percent, or about 13 students, it is unsurprising that smudging has not been a widely…

Tiefenthaler’s Steps Toward an “Anti-Racist” Campus

To start the year off, Colorado College President Jill Tiefenthaler sent all students, staff, and faculty an email titled “Building a Diverse, Inclusive Community” that…

This Year’s LoCCal Set to Replace Blues and Shoes

For the first time since 2004, Colorado College students won’t gather around Tutt Science for an afternoon of horse shoes and bluegrass. Instead of Blues…

Behind Closed Doors: RA Training at CC in a Post-Email World

Approximately 60 upperclassmen arrived three weeks early to campus this year; however, they weren’t taking a summer block. These students were future resident advisors. [caption…

Weekly Rundown

ON CAMPUS • During Opening Convocation this Monday, the CC alumna Ella Maria Ray ’85 was one of three alumni who received an honorary degree.…

ACLU of Colorado Brings El Paso County to Court

The fight to end the longest detention policies. The El Paso County jail is overflowing with incarcerated people. According to the Chief Justice of Colorado’s…

Up in Flames: Colorado Faces Some of its Most Menacing Wildfires to Date

By SAM SANSON While you were enjoying the senior calendar and summer sun during Block 8 of last year, Wildfire 117 was destroying homes and…

Over 100 New CC Students Register to Vote

This year’s midterm elections have been making headlines across the country, and Colorado College has already begun taking steps to ensure its students are ready…

“BlacKkKlansman” Focuses Spotlight on the Springs

Colorado College made its world cinematic debut on Aug. 10 this year in none other than Spike Lee’s most recent film, “BlacKkKlansman”. The film depicts…

Sculpt Your Own Experience: Opening Convocation 2018

Standing in front of Shove Memorial Chapel, President Jill Tiefenthaler warmly welcomed a sea of new faces, initiating Colorado College’s 145th academic year. CC Opening…

Hidden in Plain Sight: Youth Homelessness at Colorado College

When sophomore Cassandra Franceschelli arrived at Colorado College, she had $40 in her pocket. As her first summer approached, she was faced with homelessness and…

The Weekly Rundown

ON CAMPUS • The college celebrated the accomplishments of students in all classes during Honors Convocation this week   C-SPRINGS • Two Colorado Springs homebuilders…

Frisbee Team Leads Push for Recognition and Funding of Club Sports

Last week, Colorado College’s women’s ultimate frisbee team, Strata, with support and shared grievances from the rest of the club sports community, sent a letter…

Career Paths and Powder Turns: The Journey to Turn Passion Into a Business

One of the Colorado College Career Center’s many assets is their ability to bring in professionals from all different fields to speak on campus and…

Discussion Links Recidivism to Adverse Childhood Experiences

On May 2, the Prison Project hosted Adrienne Russman to present “Perspectives on Colorado Prisons,” a discussion on prison reform, the growing research on public…