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Posts from the August 2012 issue

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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