Conversations by Candlelight: The Professor’s Perspective

By SAM MATHAI There is much to be said about the difference between student athletes and their solely student counterparts in the classroom. Athletes are…

Get to Know Men’s XC SCAC Champion Max Blackburn

By BEN HALL Max Blackburn is a sophomore on the men’s cross country team. This past weekend, Blackburn was crowned conference champion at the SCAC…

Swimmer Justina Zuckerman Speeds Up Her Senior Year

By CLAIRE TOBIN One might expect the hardest part of competitive swimming to be the two-hour morning practices or the feeling of getting water-boarded after…

CC Tigers Dominating the Volleyball Season

Our #1 ranked Tigers concluded their regular season with a thriller on Saturday against Trinity University, making a comeback after a two-set deficit and being…

Men’s Soccer Heading Strong into the Conference Tournament

By ZACK GLOSSER The Colorado College men’s soccer team embarked on a trip to Texas this past weekend for two big games. The first was…

Conversations by Candlelight: Athletes Graduating from Meal Plan

By SAM MATHAI There are many differences between freshmen and seniors. Seniors are objectively funnier, and the existential dread of existence looms much larger over…

Q&A with Senior Basketball Stud John Hatch

Interview by BEN HALL John Hatch is a fourth-year member of the Colorado College men’s basketball team from Lodi, Wisconsin. Hatch was named First Team…

Women’s Basketball Season Begins: Get to Know Evan Underbrink

By CLAIRE TOBIN Evan Underbrink, a sophomore from Austin, Texas, admits that while the women’s basketball team looks badass on the court, they’re really just…

The Privilege of Moving on: Racism Still Alive in Sports

A Letter from the Editor By SAMANTHA GILBERT & MICHAEL GORMAN As the MLB season comes to a close and the NBA season starts up,…

Men’s Soccer Keeps Momentum Alive

By ZACK GLOSSER The Tigers finished off fourth week with two big games, simultaneously preparing for their conference tournament. Unfortunately, four key players are currently…

26 wins, 1 loss, and 78 Jimmy Buffett Concerts: Q&A with Volleyball Coach Rick Swan

By BEN HALL Coach Rick Swan has led the CC women’s volleyball team to a 26-1 record and undefeated conference title in his 20th season…

Conversations by Candlelight: Bless the Student Trainers

By SAM MATHAI Every week, senior Sam Mathai sits down with a new CC athlete, coach, or trainer and gets intimate about athletics. Behind every…

Meet Lauren Milliet: #2 on the Roster, #1 on the Field

By CLAIRE TOBIN With lightning-fast feet and a competitive spirit, Lauren Milliet is a star on the women’s soccer team. According to her coaches, “Lauren…

Conversations by Candlelight: The End of an Era

By SAM MATHAI Every week, senior Sam Mathai sits down with a new CC athlete, coach, or trainer and gets intimate about athletics. The multi-colored…

Fundamentals with a Little Spice: Q&A with Sophomore Tennis Player Noah Forman

By BEN HALL Noah Forman is a Sophomore member of the CC men’s tennis team. Last year, Forman was awarded a spot on the All-SCAC…

Meet Clara Richter, Passionate Member of Women’s Soccer

By CLAIRE TOBIN Some of the most driven, intimidating, and physically capable people on campus are members of Colorado College’s Division I women’s soccer team.…

Women’s Soccer Faces Tough Road to Playoffs

By MICHAEL GORMAN The women’s soccer team went 1–1–2 in their last four games, all of which were on the road. This stretch brings their…

Q&A with Nora Holmes, Senior Rugby Player with No Sympathy

By BEN HALL Nora Holmes is a senior on the Colorado College Cutthroat Club Rugby Team. Last year, the team earned a fourth place finish…

A Closer Look at the Tenacity of Women’s Volleyball

By CLAIRE TOBIN Last weekend, our Women’s Volleyball Team continued their winning streak by beating Schreiner, Trinity, Southwestern, and Texas Lutheran. This string of wins…

Conversations by Candlelight: The Athletic Department on Sports Politics

By SAM MATHAI Sports aren’t always sports. Sometimes, sports are also politics. No time has that been more relevant than now, as America’s famously polite…

When First Downs Come Before the First Amendment

Why the national anthem has nothing to do with taking a knee By SAMANTHA GILBERT and MICHAEL GORMAN In 1955, when Rosa Parks sat in…

Talented Runner by Day, Dancing Queen by Night

By CLAIRE TOBIN There is a niche for people who crave endorphin-, vomit-, and asthma-inducing sports. This niche is for those who love to push…

Trump’s Bigotry Reaches a New Level and the NFL Takes a Knee

The current collision of sports and politics is an issue I’ve been following intensely for the past month, with encouragement from my sports and politics-obsessed…

Conversations by Candlelight: No One Messes with Jess

By SAM MATHAI At 4:13 p.m. on a Tuesday, I walked into the office of Jess Bennett. I wanted an interview. What I got instead…

International Man of (Ultra)Marathon: Q&A with Assistant Cross Country Coach Alex Nichols

By BEN HALL Alex Nichols is a Class of 2008 Colorado College graduate and former all-American cross-country runner for CC. Nichols has served as the…

Women’s Soccer Ties in Hard Fought Game Versus Colorado State

By MICHAEL GORMAN This past Sunday, at our home field, the Colorado College Women’s Soccer team finished with a 0–0 draw for the third time…

Conversations by Candlelight: A Monologue on New England Patriotism

By SAM MATHAI Last week, I took a swing at some low hanging fruit. First-years are inherently easy targets. How could I find something easier…

World-Class Babysitters and Running with Capybaras: Q&A with Cross Country Runner David Eik

Interview by BEN HALL David Eik is a Junior runner for the CC Men’s Cross Country team who shined this past weekend at the Tiger’s…