Get Ready for Big Idea 2020

CC’s Big Idea competition, put on by Creativity & Innovation at Colorado College, invites groups of students to develop new, innovative ideas and pitch their ideas in front of local investors for seed funding in a traditional business-pitch format. Now in its eighth year, the Big Idea competition seeks to give students an opportunity to develop their business […]

CC Speech and Debate Brings Home Win, Heads to Tokyo

By Sarah Senese ’23 This past January, the Colorado College Speech and Debate team brought home the title “First Place Overall Sweepstakes,” attesting to the hard work of both the team members and their coach, Sarah Hinkle. First Place Overall Sweepstakes is awarded to the team that not only has the highest number of students […]

Latest ‘In Short’ Series Features CC Student Work 

The third season of “In Short,” is composed of short films that are solicited, curated, and programmed entirely by CC students. Ten half-hour episodes will air Mondays on Rocky Mountain PBS at 10:30 p.m., now through Nov. 25. It’s an ongoing partnership between CC’s Film and Media Studies Program and RMPBS. In addition to programming the […]

Professor Amy Kohout Addresses Problematic Nike Ad

By Leah Veldhuisen ’19 When people think of historians, they don’t often think of marketing and advertising. Professor Amy Kohout doesn’t have experience in marketing, but she does think about how historical context is essential for successful advertising. Recently, Kohout saw a Nike trail running ad with a problematic slogan and was able to get […]

‘Bluegrass Meets Klezmer:’ Ofer Ben-Amots, Keith Reed, and Grace Hale ’20 Join for Musical Collaboration

By Miriam Brown ’21 American Southern bluegrass and Eastern-European Jewish klezmer may seem like an unlikely musical pairing. In fact, when Professor of Music Ofer Ben-Amots first asked Grace Hale ’20to participate in a collaboration combining the musical genres, she wasn’t even sure she heard him correctly. “He repeated himself jokingly,” Hale says. ‘Yes, Grace. […]

Good Luck to CC Rugby, Heading to Nationals this Weekend

By Leah Veldhuisen ’19 CC’s Cutthroat rugby team recently beat Western Colorado University 19-0 in the National Small College Rugby Organization Rocky Mountain 7s. This win qualified the team for SCRO National Rugby 7s playoffs in Pittsburgh, April 27-28. The team calls themselves the Cutthroats rather than the women’s rugby team to be gender inclusive; […]