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From the President

Dear Alumni, Parents, and Friends of Colorado College, The Crestone Peaks. Layers of sky, clouds, and bison. There is an unusual magic about our own Steve Weaver’s photography, and particularly so in this issue’s cover shot. A poster version graces the front door of my office, and every day students, faculty, staff, and other visitors…

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CC Launches Online Sustainability Tour

When people ask what sustainability measures Colorado College has initiated, do you point with pride to pervious paving? Compliment the composting program? Praise The Preserve? Expound enthusiastically on the environmental mobile lab and energy audits? Colorado College has a variety of sustainability initiatives in place, and to help increase awareness of them, the Campus Sustainability…

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Weddings and Celebrations


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Alumni Trustee Election Time Approaches

This spring, alumni will be asked to vote for an alumni trustee to serve on the college’s Board of Trustees. The successful candidate will serve a six-year term as one of three elected alumni trustees. The candidates advanced by the Alumni Association Board and its Nominating and Awards Committee are: Karen Rechnitzer Pope ’70, P’04…

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Peak Profile: John Chalik ’67, Monica Linzner ’07, and Katherine Bell ’08

Thanksgiving of her junior year, Katherine Bell ’08 returned from CC to a flock of chickens in her family’s front yard, a rented chicken scalder, and a mother who needed a hand. “It was the first time I’d ever killed something,” she said. The experience was a turning point for Bell, who had been a…

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Peak Profile: Doug Pray '83

Doug Pray ’83 has spent most of his professional life exploring worlds unknown to him. A documentary filmmaker, Doug looks through the camera’s eye to delve into American subcultures — long­-haul truck drivers, graffiti artists, hip­hop DJs, and musicians. In his most recent film, “Art & Copy,” which opened last summer, he examines the culture…

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Fifty Year Club Survey Highlights

Of the 2,400 surveys mailed, almost 500 were returned. An alumnus from the Class of 1934 returned our survey, as did alumni from every class up to 1959. Almost 300 of those who took the survey belonged to a fraternity or sorority while at CC. Honor societies and athletics followed. 74 children and grandchildren of…

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Greetings and Thanks to our Fifty Year Club Members!

At this point in life, we sometimes get the feeling that we are survivors, don’t we? But the sturdiest group of all may be those members of the Class of 1959 who were inducted into the Fifty Year Club last October. They were also treated to the coldest temperatures in Homecoming and Parents Weekend history!…

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Class Notes: '00s


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