Club Sports: In Competition for Funds

By ELIZA GUION “We dare you to find a school with a more active student body,” the Colorado College Athletics and Recreation webpage boasts. The…

Influential Conservative Activist Ramesh Ponnuru to Visit CC

By HENRY RIGSBEE Ramesh Ponnuru, a senior editor of National Review, contributing editor of National Affairs, visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and columnist…

The Rise of Indigenous Women: Rejecting Pocahontas

With the prevelance of stereotyping underrepresented groups of people so prevalent in the media, the term “Indigenous woman” may automatically conjure up mystical childhood memories…

Incarcerated Writers Series: The Role of the Media

This series features writing from inmates at the El Paso County Criminal Justice Center. The articles stem from weekly programming facilitated by the Colorado College…

Weekly Rundown

ON CAMPUS •  Penrose Blood Drive took place in Worner on Feb. 6 to help combat donor shortages due to winter weather. (CC Communications) •…

Women in Sports Day Celebrated at CC

Historically, men have dominated the athletic field. However, many people are taking the initiative to increase female representation in sports. One such effort is the…

The Good, the Bad, and the Orange: A Recap of the State of the Union

After a 35-day federal government shutdown, temporarily remedied by a three-week reopening, President Donald Trump was finally able to deliver the annual State of the…

A Little Visit to China: Inside the public sphere of journalism

By ANUSHA KHANAL As students existing in an educational institution in the 21st Century, open discussions are something that we perhaps take for granted. However,…

Diving Into Wellness

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

What Can Kavanaugh Really Do?

The appointment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court has upset many and created fear in the female-identifying population. Colorado College hosted three professionals…

CC’s New Hockey Arena: It’s Time for Student Input

By ELIZA GUION   Reports that construction for the Robson Arena would break ground during the 2018–19 school year have students wondering why they haven’t…

The Search for a History Professor: Honoring the College’s Commitment Toward an Anti-Racist Reality

The search for a new contemporary European history professor is coming to a close. After thoroughly examining each candidate for their strengths and weaknesses, a decision…

CCSGA Weekly – Donate to the Mug Wall: Ditch Disposables Launches New Campaign

By FRANCESCA GRANDONICO ‘21 Vice President of Student Life   In the past year, CC has hopped on board with our nation’s effort to “Save the…

Weekly Rundown

ON CAMPUS •  Black History Month kicks off today, Feb. 1, with the Butler Center. (CC Communications) • Dance Workshop auditions took place yesterday, Jan.…

The Implications of Title IX Reforms for CC

Recent reforms to Title IX at the national level, which offer increased protection to alleged perpetrators of sexual assault and harassment, are eliciting urgent responses…

Rocky Mountain PBS Working With Colorado College Class on Columbine Documentary

By BAILEY BURROWS Columbine. Sandy Hook. Parkland. Even without context, these names are widely known and understood throughout the country. School shootings have been going…

Are We Serious: Actions Speak Louder Than Words

By ANUSHA KHANAL When Dr. Roger L. Worthington arrived on campus this block to present his initial findings on Colorado College’s External Review on Racism,…

William Barr: Who is Trump’s Controversial Attorney General Nominee?

On Dec. 7, 2018, one month after Jeff Sessions’ requested resignation — President Donald Trump announced that he would nominate William Barr for attorney general…

Big Oil Backed by Supreme Court

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled in favor of Colorado’s gas and oil industry by reversing an appellate court decision to curtail drilling permits. On Jan.…

Sexting on the Block Plan: TedSex at Colorado College

The Wellness Resource Center is here and ready, among many other things, to break up the winter blues. Colorado College students filled Sacred Grounds Thursday…

On the Ground With Alice Driver: Depoliticizing the Migrant Caravan

After having spent the last two years on the ground at the US-Mexico border, Alice Driver hopes to offer a new perspective to the students…

Long-Awaited Anti-Racism External Review Raises More Questions

On Jan. 21, in a packed Celeste Theatre, President Jill Tiefenthaler introduced the presentation of initial findings of Colorado College’s Anti-Racism External Review. President Tiefenthaler…

Weekly Rundown By Emily Kressley

ON CAMPUS •  The Office of Residential Life and Campus Activities is hosting the annual Winter Ball tonight, Jan. 25, at the Antlers Hotel. This…

A Season of Strikes?

If teachers do indeed vote to strike, the DCTA strike will be the first strike conducted in the DPS district and will affect 71,000 students.…

Welcome Winter Starts!

Every year, CC accepts about 40 new Winter Start students. Winter Starts are students who have taken advantage of a gap fall-semester to reflect, study…

Who is the Women’s March Really For?

A pink-spattered crowd congregated outside of Colorado Springs City Hall last Saturday afternoon for the annual Colorado Springs Womxn’s March.  Although the turnout was modest…

“Relations” Co-Directors Encourage CC Student Contributions

With the start of second semester, this year’s production of “Relations” is officially underway.  Written, performed, and directed by students, “Relations” tackles intimacy and connection…

First Monday Speaker Discusses the Continuing Struggle for Black Freedom

With every seat in the Kathryn Mohrman Theatre filled, Dr. Reena N. Goldthree of Princeton University discussed past and present struggles of black freedom on…