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Posts from the August 2012 issue

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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Alumni Association News

By Alan Harris ’77, President, Colorado College Alumni Association Board The Alumni Leadership Forum held on the Colorado College campus in April was by all accounts a tremendous success. Current AAB members, CC event ambassadors, and City Champions attended the three-day workshop, which included a Career Services focus group led by Dean Mike Edmonds and…

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Class Notes: 70s, 80s

 

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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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Class Notes: 00s, 10s

 

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The Future Remembered: The 1962 Seattle World’s Fair and Its Legacy

by Paula Becker ’85 and Alan J. Stein The Century 21 Exposition (also known as the Seattle World’s Fair) captured America at the peak of Cold War tensions, on the cusp of a cultural revolution. Behind the fair’s glitter and diplomacy was a larger vision, as civic leaders, elected officials, and public citizens who built…

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The Swiss Army Knife Owner’s Manual

by Michael Young ’73 A trip in 2007 to the Victorinox and Wenger factories in Switzerland by Young and his wife, Susan Whittlesey ’77, was the start of extensive research on the Swiss Army Knife (SAK to its legions of fans). The result is this comprehensive book, with photos and drawings by the author. Included…

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Interruptions

by Jessy Randall, CC curator of special collections/archivist, and Daniel M. Shapiro This volume of collaborative poems differs from many others in that all the poems are written by both authors, as opposed to the poets responding to each other’s work in alternating pieces. Randall and Shapiro, who have been close friends since sixth grade,…

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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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