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Posts from the November 2010 issue

Class Notes: '20s, '40s and '50s


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Peak Profile: Kari Thompson ’99

Kari Thompson ’99 knew her chosen career of medicine would serve her well no matter where she went, but it took a trip to Cameroon, Africa, for her to realize just how universal her general surgery skills were. “Becoming a general surgeon is the most translational specialty,” she says. “Appendicitis in Africa is the same…

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Sports Briefs

An Inside, In-Depth Look at Tiger Hockey — On Film Check this out, Colorado College alumni and hockey fans. Here’s a treat you won’t want to miss. Relive your favorite team’s history, as told by those actually responsible for the story, as it never has been seen or heard before. Recently released in DVD format,…

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Eighty Years Later, Original Shove Dedication Programs Given to CC

On Oct. 17, 1930, eight-year-old Bob Funk ’54 attended the cornerstone dedication at Shove Memorial Chapel. Almost exactly 80 years later, on Sept. 10, 2010, Funk returned to CC and presented the original dedication programs to Chaplain Bruce Coriell.

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Wait, Wait…It’s the Block Plan

Colorado College’s NPR-member station KRCC brought the popular radio program “Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me” to Colorado Springs in May. The show, billed as the “oddly informative news quiz,” has an audience of three million listeners and one million podcast subscribers. CC developed a 10-second tagline for the show promoting Colorado College as “challenging students…

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Christopher Quon ’09 Remembered at CC

The Christopher Quon Memorial Fund was established in 2009 after Christopher Quon ’09 lost his life at the age of 22. Quon, an economics major at Colorado College from Lake Forest, Ill., had just begun his career as a financial analyst at Duff and Phelps in Chicago when he died unexpectedly from a heart condition.…

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