“The Toilet Paper Pitch:” How Caitlin Soch ’24 Advocated for Free Menstrual Products in Denver Public Schools

By Shannon Zander Denver Public Schools has installed free menstrual product dispensers in restrooms across the district. This change is due to relentless advocacy of one in our own community, Caitlin Soch ’24, who was recently interviewed by Denver 9News for her role in advocating for the change. Soch also attended Denver Public Schools. The initiative began when Soch approached DPS […]

An Update from Bon Appetit

We heard you… During Fall Semester, we learned a lot! We approached COVID-19 head on and tried to open most of our locations, as we have done in previous years.  We were met with many challenges, particularly with Rastall Dining Hall. We knew we would have to remain fluid in our operations and we would need […]

Ángela Castro Publishes Article in ‘Racialized Visions’ Anthology

Ángela Castro, a visiting assistant professor in CC’s Department of Spanish and Portuguese, is one of 12 contributors to the edited volume “Racialized Visions: Haiti and the Hispanic Caribbean.” Castro’s article is titled “Haitian and Dominican Resistance: A Study of the Symptom in Edwidge Danticat’s ‘The Farming of Bones.’ ” Her article proposes that “The Farming of Bones” portrays […]

Jared Richman Publishes Essay on Disability and ‘The King’s Speech’

Associate Professor of English Jared Richman has published an essay in Disability Studies Quarterly. “The Royal Treatment: Temporality and Technology in ‘The King’s Speech’” examines the intersections of class, technology, and disability in the 2010 Oscar-winning movie “The King’s Speech.” In the essay, Richman argues that the film complicates modern scientific and critical understanding of communication disorders by […]

Language Learning and CC’s Japanese Garden

By Sarah Senese ’23 Professor of Japanese Joan Ericson recently published a chapter in the book “Language Learning in Foreign Language,” titled “A Case Study in Integrated Learning: Building a Japanese Garden.” As the faculty liaison of the Asian Languages House at CC, Ericson was interested in and intrigued by presenting different ways in which language houses can be integrated into general classroom […]

Alumni Use Comedy to Bring Climate Chins to Life

By Sarah Senese ’23 Despite the setbacks that life under quarantine has caused, five CC alumni have decided to put their respective expertise to the test and create something meaningful together. The culmination: The Climate Chins.   Jake Sullivan ’15, Rayna Benzeev ’15, Holly Pretzky ’16, James Dinneen ’17, and Soeren Walls ’17have been meeting weekly over Zoom to collaborate, brainstorm, and physically create the product that is The […]

Butler Center’s Masculinity Project Adapts, Continues

By Sarah Senese ’23 Although COVID-19 has made life on campus quite complicated this semester, activities and projects are still powering through. The Masculinity Project and its subsequent discussion group supported by the Butler Center have still been meeting through Zoom and creating connections.   The CC Masculinity Project and discussion group are comprised of masculine-identifying students, staff, and […]

Book by Professor Emerita Victoria Levine Receives Two Major Awards

Professor Emerita of Music Victoria Lindsay Levine has received two major awards for the book “Music and Modernity among First Peoples of North America,”which she co-edited with Dylan Robinson (Stó:lō First Nation) of Queen’s University in Canada. The Society for Ethnomusicology awarded Levine and Robinson the Ellen Koskoff Edited Volume Prize at their annual meetings […]

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