“Thorne Miniatures” Thesis Piano Composition Dedicated to Two Music Faculty

By Grace Hale ’20 “Thorne Miniatures” is a collection of six miniature piano compositions each inspired by one of Narcissa Thorne’s miniature rooms found in the basement of the Art Institute of Chicago. Thorne’s miniature rooms are best described as model rooms of mostly European and American interiors built during the 1930s and 1940s. One […]

Career Center Adapts to Support Students Virtually

By: Miriam Brown ’21 The Career Center’s virtual doors didn’t close after the transition to distance-learning, and they won’t close when the school year ends. In addition to scheduling calls for students to talk with career coaches, the Career Center has developed a guide to frequently asked “Career Questions & Concerns Amidst COVID-19,” recorded on-demand […]

CC’s Hidden Caretakers

By Leslie Weddell Colorado College continues to operate smoothly, thanks in large part to the important, behind the scenes work that so many do. Here is a quick look at seven of CC’s “hidden caretakers.”   Justin Porter, Central Plant supervisor Porter has been working at Colorado College for 19 months with a team of […]

Acknowledging and Supporting Those Observing Ramadan

By Jen Kulier The holy month of Ramadan began at sundown on Friday, April 23, over block break, and runs throughout Block 8, ending around May 23 in North America. Ramadan is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting, extra prayer, reflection, and increased charity and generosity. It is also a time of community, celebration, and joy. A commemoration of […]

What is Mindfulness: Molly Seaman ’21

In this series we ask people around campus what mindfulness means to them and how they are surviving and thriving in the new circumstances we find ourselves in. Here, we talk to Molly Seaman ’21. What does mindfulness mean to you? Mindfulness may evoke meditation, yoga, art therapy, and other anxiety-reducing therapeutic techniques, but to […]