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Posts from the April 2010 issue

Mountain Mafia: Organized Crime in the Rockies

by Betty L. Alt ’60 and Sandra K. Wells “Mountain Mafia” is a brief history of the Black Hand and Mafia in the Rocky Mountain region, and brings to life some of the West’s more colorful organized crime leaders of the 20th century. The famous court case of “Scotty” Spinuzzi is looked at in depth;…

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Clinical Neuropsychology in the Criminal Forensic Setting

by James Sullivan ’84 and Robert L. Denney This book focuses exclusively on criminal forensic practice among neuropsychologists, an area in which Sullivan specializes. It brings together experts to present the legal and clinical foundations of neuropsychology practice in criminal forensic cases and provides guidance for conducting assessments that address specific legal standards and questions,…

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Lugar de Origen / Place of Origin

by Melina Draper ’97 and Elena Lafert These poems are written as a means to bridge the distance between a mother and daughter living on separate continents. The reader is allowed into this correspondence in a way that is generous and fascinating, and by the end of the book is sharing these two worlds with…

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CC Receives $2 Million for Unrestricted Financial Aid

Colorado College has received more than $2.3 million from the James W. Austin Charitable Remainder Unitrust, which will go toward a scholarship fund providing unrestricted financial aid. The gift originally was made in May 1993 by James Austin ’29, and remains the single largest life income gift in the history of Colorado College. The funds…

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Olympics a Golden Experience for CC Students

Brittney Moore ’10, a psychology major from Security, Colo., and Charlie Paddock ’09, a mathematical economics major from Fountain, Colo., served as interns at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver through a partnership with Colorado College and the United States Olympic Committee. The internship began in December in Colorado Springs, with Moore and Paddock working…

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Year of the Tiger

According to the Chinese calendar, this is the year of the Tiger. Which is good news for CC – and the 45 other U.S. colleges and universities that claim the tiger as a mascot. The only mascot that is more popular among colleges and universities is the eagle. The 12 most popular names for four-year…

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Visiting Fulbright Specialist Contributes to Colorado Springs

Fulbright Visiting Specialist Nigar Nazar, the first woman cartoonist of Pakistan, and very likely the entire Muslim world, spent Blocks 1 and 2 at CC, where she team-taught “Freedom and Authority in Everyday Life: Women, Men, and Children in the Middle East” with Assistant History Professor Jane Murphy. Nazar arrived in Colorado Springs in September…

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Hockey Mom’s Heart Beats Full Strength

Janet Testwuide wears her heart on her sleeve. On both sleeves, in fact. She is the mother of Colorado College senior, hockey player, and team captain Mike Testwuide – and the mother of former University of Denver hockey player and team captain J.P. Testwuide. The rivalry between the CC and DU hockey teams is legendary,…

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