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Posts from the August 2012 issue

Ray Werner

This fall’s incoming freshmen may not know who Ray Werner is. They should, because they will certainly feel the effect he had on Colorado College and Colorado Springs during their four years here. So many former students have, on both a professional and personal level. Werner, who turned 90 recently, made his mark at the…

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Celebrating Ray Werner

Ray Werner is important in so many aspects of his life, both at CC and in other pursuits. Isn’t it fitting that Ray had more than 200 friends, colleagues, family members, and well-wishers to his surprise 90th birthday party in April at one of his favorite places to eat — Panino’s? We are grateful to…

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Retiring Faculty

Bruce Kola, Lecturer in Sport Science My 38-year tenure as coordinator of sports medicine and lecturer in sport science has been a very rewarding time, allowing me to teach and to provide medical care for an incredible group of outstanding young people throughout the years. I will miss the opportunity to teach surgical anatomy and…

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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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Nietzsche’s Enlightenment: The Free Spirit Trilogy of the Middle Period

by Paul Franco ’78 While much attention has been lavished on Friedrich Nietzsche’s earlier and later works, those of his so-called middle period have been generally neglected, perhaps because they are perceived to be inconsistent with the rest of his thought. Franco argues that the three works that make up the philosopher’s middle period, “Human,…

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Writing Subtext: What Lies Beneath

by Linda Seger ’67 This is Seger’s 12th book, and her ninth book on screenwriting. “Writing Subtext: What Lies Beneath” explores the underlying meanings that lie beneath the words, images, and actions in film — or in any kind of fiction writing. Replete with examples from films, as well as examples from real life, this…

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100 Years Up High: Colorado Mountains and Mountaineers

co-authored by David Hite ’63 The book celebrates mountaineering in Colorado and commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Colorado Mountain Club. “100 Years Up High” is not a history of the Colorado Mountain Club, but rather, a chronicle of the mountains spanning 100 years with the role of the club interwoven. The book’s six chapters,…

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Helen Ring Robinson

by Pat Pascoe Calling herself “the housewife of the senate,” Helen Ring Robinson was Colorado’s first female state senator and only the second in the United States. After many years of teaching and writing, she was elected to the Colorado State Senate in 1912. Serving from 1913 to 1917, she worked for social and economic…

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