Students Make Community Connections Through Art

By Montana Bass ’18 A special collaboration is on display in Block 8: CC student art work will be featured at the Colorado Springs Fine Art Center. Jenny Welden ’17 and Jake Paron ’17 were chosen in a campus-wide call for student art installation proposals. Nelson Kies ’18 originally envisioned the project, which is indicative […]

“Force/Resistance” Exhibit: Continuing the Conversation

By Montana Bass ’19 Currently on display at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, the “Force/Resistance” exhibit speaks to the relationship between power and violence, particularly as demonstrated through tensions between U.S. police use of force and citizen protest. The exhibit features the work of artists Floyd Tunson, Dareece Walker, and Walter and Bunky Echo-Hawk, […]

Experience a Taste of the World Saturday

By Alana Aamodt ’18 April 15, Reid Arena’s main gym will be transformed into the multicultural, culinary bonanza that is “Taste of the World.” Offering mouthwatering samples of food from across the country and world, the event also features globally diverse music and lots of dancing. The event is hosted annually by MOSAIC, which stands […]

Quad Innovation Partnership Opens Up Opportunities for Students and Community

  Jacob Eichengreen gets excited when a plan comes together. In fact, it’s actually his job to connect dots, strike up conversations, and match resources with ideas. Eichengreen is executive director for the Quad Innovation Partnership, a joint initiative between the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs, Pikes Peak Community College, the United States Air […]

FAC Docents Stage Play Highlighting Female Founders

By Montana Bass ’18 In a creative and fun-spirited performance, the docents of Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center tell the history of the FAC, contextualizing this important cultural monument and reemphasizing its continuing contemporary cultural impact. The play comes at a particularly important moment in FAC history, as soon the museum will merge with CC […]

CC Design Week Starts Monday

By Alana Aamodt ’18 Monday, March 6, marks the start of CC’s first Design Week, organized by the extended format art class Graphics Research Lab, taught by Kate Leonard, professor of art. “The idea behind the week is to generate an awareness of design and its role in our community,” explains Mikala Sterling ’17. Sterling […]

Find Your Voice in Musical Sing-Through Group

By Leah Veldhuisen ’19 Ever wish you could sing along with one of your favorite musicals? A new blockly event on campus provides the opportunity for the campus community to come together in song. Organized by Alec Sarche ’17, the Musical Sing-through Group is a group of students (faculty and staff can also join if […]

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