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Posts from the August 2012 issue

Deep Dark Secrets

by Michael Szyliowicz ’85 It’s the subtitle of this alluringly named book that tells the rest of the story: “The Little Known History of the World’s Favorite Confection.” Szyliowicz traces the history of chocolate from its earliest usage in Central America to the introduction of the Hershey kiss in 1907 to its popularity as an…

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Irish Jazz

Recorded by Peter Strickholm ’80 Strickholm and his CC friends were involved with the Celtic music revival of the late 70s during their last two years at CC. Upon returning to his hometown of Bloomington, Ind., which has a strong Irish and traditional music heritage, Strickholm began experimenting with fusing contemporary jazz and traditional Irish…

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Retiring and New Faculty

CC welcomes four new tenure-track faculty members, two of whom are CC alumni, and says farewell to six faculty members: Bruce Kola, Paul Kuerbis, Victor Nelson-Cisneros, Adrienne Lanier Seward, Yunyu Wang, and Laurel Watkins (not pictured.) See more about the retiring faculty members’ plans and comments. Ryan Bañagale, Assistant Professor of Music Ryan Bañagale ’00…

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Class Notes: 90s

 

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Half-Baked History

by Chip Bagnall ’07 Bagnall, a history major, combines his two passions, history and comedy, in this satirical history myth/fact book. The 85-page book features a collection of 37 historical events that span a variety of time periods and geographical locations, and are reinterpreted by the author posing as the esteemed Professor Chip Bagnall in…

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Milestones

 

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Peak Profile: Melissa Walker '72

There’s a theme that reappears repeatedly in Melissa Walker’s life: Discovery. Walker, class of ’72, first discovered the Colorado outdoors when she was nine years old and traveled with her siblings to the Cheley Colorado Camps on the border of Rocky Mountain National Park. Melissa grew up in Minden, La. “Its director, Jack A. Cheley,…

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Peak Profile: Oscar Soule '62

Oscar Soule ’62 found his passion — baseball — while growing up in St. Louis. The retired ecology professor and academic advisor spent his 33-year career helping his students discover theirs after heeding some excellent advice at Colorado College. CC professor Richard Beidleman took aside the “not very good” student after Oscar had received his…

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Peak Profile: Tania Morosan '06

An afternoon of fun six years ago showed Tania Morosan ’06 a fulfilling way she could give back to her country’s wounded servicemen. In spring 2006, Tigers volleyball head coach Rick Swan and alumnus John Kessel ’74 of USA Volleyball organized a scrimmage between the Tigers and the U.S. Paralympic women’s volleyball national team. The…

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Class Notes: 40s, 50s, 60s

 

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