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Desolation Canyon Adventure

May 29 – June 2, 2012 $1,100 ($500 non-refundable deposit) Sign up today! Call 719-389-6058 Questions? Email Diane Benninghoff

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Health Care Check-up Could Include Checking on Medical Records

Colorado College has partnered with Health Professionals, Ltd. to provide health services for students at Boettcher Health Center, which was formerly operated internally by the college. All medical and mental health records of former students (withdrawn or graduated) will be maintained at Boettcher Health Center, in a secure and locked location that ensures patient confidentiality,…

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CC Gets Top Grade from Charity Navigator

Colorado College received a four-star rating, the highest rating available, from Charity Navigator, a national organization that helps people make informed decisions about charitable giving. Nonprofit organizations are rated on their financial health as measured by program and administrative costs, fundraising expenses and efficiency, revenue, and similar indicators. Charity Navigator recently added a nonprofit’s accountability and…

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A Louisiana River Journal

by Markham (Skipper) A. Dickson ’71 Dickson and high school pals celebrate their 60th year by taking a beat-up houseboat 400 river miles across Louisiana, testing its mettle and their own. They rediscover the magnificence of Louisiana’s waterways, the serenity of its sandbars, and the lure of its storied blue catfish. Everywhere they go, Dickson…

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Weddings and Celebrations

 

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Educating Activists: Development and Gender in the Making of Modern Gandhians

by Rebecca Klenk ’85 This ethnography shows how rural women accept, refuse, reinterpret, and negotiate development’s terms in a quest to improve their own communities. The book focuses on Lakshmi Ashram, a Gandhian educational initiative for women and girls in Himalayan India, and blends memories and stories with historical research and ethnographic analysis to craft…

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Cinema in An Age of Terror: North Africa, Victimization, and Colonial History

by Michael F. O’Riley, associate professor of French and Italian How do cinematic representations of colonial-era victimization inform our understanding of the contemporary age of terror? O’Riley examines works representing colonial history and the dynamics of viewership that emerge from them, and shows how the centrality of victimization in certain cinematic representations of colonial history…

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Obituaries

 

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Who Gets Represented?

by Peter Enns ’98 As the title implies, the book investigates whether policy makers privilege some constituents’ preferences more than others. One person, one vote is a bedrock principle of a democratic society, but it does not require the government to represent the interests of all citizens equally. Taking unequal representation as a given, the…

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Births and Adoptions

 

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