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Posts from the August 2010 issue

Mathias Hall Gets a Facelift

Mathias Hall, one of Colorado College’s largest residence halls, is undergoing a long-anticipated and much-needed renovation. The improvements will enhance the quality of life for all Mathias Hall residents. The renovation will increase the flexibility of common spaces; enhance community with more inviting gathering spots; demonstrate a commitment to sustainability by utilizing low-flow water fixtures,…

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From the President

Dear Alumni, Parents, and Friends of Colorado College, Over the past few years, “a unique intellectual adventure” has become the descriptor for the Colorado College experience. What does that really mean? In his article about creating a safe place for dissent in the classroom, Professor John Gould writes, “As they progress through their majors and…

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Peak Profile: Makendra Silverman ’07

Horses have been a constant in Makendra Silverman’s life. Now, protecting wild horses is her life’s work. Silverman started riding horses when she was six years old and rode throughout her childhood and young adulthood in Ashland, Ore. When she was a first-year student at Colorado College, a friend put her in touch with Ginger…

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Honoring the Legacy of One of CC's Earliest African-American Students

[I now] “ … realize that the discrimination I experienced was trivial compared with what my wife went through without bitterness or rancor.  … I am moved in this year of loss of my only priceless possession, and on the 31st anniversary of my graduation day at Colorado College, to contribute this bit toward matching…

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Class Notes: '80s

 

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Class Notes: '90s

 

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Obituaries

 

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Class Notes: '00s

 

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Jane Cauvel: CC's New Ombudsperson

The ombudsman office provides an informal, confidential, independent, neutral, off-the-record, alternate channel of communication for faculty and staff to resolve workplace and learning environment issues.  It works to ensure that all members of the community are treated equitably and fairly.  The ombudsperson is neutral and does not advocate for a visitor or the institution, but…

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Class Notes: '30s, '40s, '50s

 

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