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Posts from the April 2011 issue

Turning the Lens on CC’s Magical Places

Ask 20 people to identify a magical place at CC and most likely you will get 20 different answers. Most will, however, agree that there are magical places on and near the CC campus. It is those places Political Science Professor Tom Cronin and Alex Truax ’11 set out to capture in the “magical places”…

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Amazing Young Icers Reach NCAA Quarterfinals

Craving the hockey program’s first NCAA tournament victory in six years, our Tigers let loose with a mighty roar on Friday, March 25. The Eagles from Boston College, defending national champions, never knew what hit them. Colorado College stunned BC with three goals within a span of 3:28 early in the game, added its first…

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Go West, Young Men

The road after graduation leads west – about 20,000 miles west – for seniors Ezra Siegel, Jack Naito, and Richard Swift. The three have purchased tickets for a June 12 departure to Japan, where, despite the recent events, they will embark on “The Road is West,” a 193-day journey of more than 20,000 miles through 24…

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Gifted and Talented Program Turns 30

Colorado College’s renowned summer program for gifted and talented children celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. Developed in 1981 when very few such programs existed, the three-week summer session offers a variety of hands-on classes for gifted elementary-school students.  The program was developed to provide gifted children constructive summertime learning and engagement. It was a…

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Pamela Shipp Has Reached Her Harbor

Pam Shipp ’69 has come home. Although in some ways, she never  really left. Shipp joined the Boettcher Counseling Center in January, where she works in the same office  she had in 1985, when she had just completed her Ph.D. in counseling psychology. She currently is a part-time counselor at the center, as well as…

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Sports Briefs

Swimming and Diving Team Rewrites Record Board Led by Jordan DeGayner ’12, who was named Men’s Swimmer of the Meet after winning three individual titles, the men’s swimming and diving team posted its highest finish ever by taking third at the 2011 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) Championships. DeGayner broke a conference record while winning…

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