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Who’s Blacker: Oprah or Sojourner Truth?


Assistant Professor of Sociology Prentiss Dantzler and his Inequality in the U.S. class recently were featured in a segment titled “Playing the Race Cards” on The Nod, a podcast centered around different dimensions of black life. The podcast includes interviews with Dantzler and several students in his Block 1 class, who played the card game…

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New Appointments: Kris Stanec, Polly Nordstrand Join Museum Staff

The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College has added two new staff members, Kris Stanec ’88, MAT ’89 and Polly Nordstrand, to the FAC’s museum department. “With these two new positions, the FAC will be able to offer rich and exciting programs for our community, and to deepen our commitment to the arts…

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Have Gold Card Will Travel

As of the start of 2017-18 academic year, all current CC students can ride any Mountain Metro bus by simply swiping their CC Gold Card. Through a new program offered by Mountain Metro, CC students have unlimited access to the fixed route bus system for $5 per student, per semester. The Colorado College Student Government Association held a…

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Professor Tomi-Ann Roberts in the News

Professor of Psychology Tomi-Ann Roberts was featured in an October New York Times article that chronicled a history of sexual harassment allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein. In the article, Roberts describes an encounter with Weinstein that occurred in 1984, when she was waiting tables in New York City and hoping to start an acting career. Among her research interests is the…

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CC Students Reap Benefits From Returning Alumni

There are many ways of giving back, and two CC alumni are examples of those who share their time and talents with current students. Gregg Easterbrook ’76 and Abigail Washburn ’99 both worked with students this fall, sharing their expertise either in a classroom or workshop setting. Easterbrook, who graduated with a degree in political…

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CC Well Represented at Arts Awards

Colorado College faculty and alumni artists and the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College reaped numerous honors at the 17th Annual Pikes Peak Arts Council Awards Gala, held this fall at the Fine Arts Center. Shawn Womack, associate professor of dance, who as co-choreographer with Ormao Dance Company’s Jan Johnson on “PrePress,” shared…

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1 Day, 202 Volunteers, 3,400 Pounds of Trash

CC’s Day of Service was back for its third annual creek cleanup in Monument Creek in early October. More than 200 participants — 202, to be exact — picked up 3,400 pounds of trash in and around Monument Creek over the course of three two-hour shifts. “The broad goal of the CC Day of Service…

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Slocum — and Slocum Hall — Revisited

As the nation deals with a growing number of notable cases of sexual harassment and sexual assault, a piece of CC’s own history has gained interest. Papers and articles have been written and discussed in the past, questioning the actions of William F. Slocum, CC president from 1888-1917, but additional work by CC Archivist and…

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Rebecca Barnes Part of NSF Grant to Advance Women in Science

Rebecca Barnes, assistant professor in CC’s Environmental Program, is one of six co-principal investigators on a four-year, $1.1 million ADVANCE grant from the National Science Foundation that aims to increase the participation and advancement of women in academic science and engineering careers. The project, “From the Classroom to the Field: Improving the Workplace in the Geosciences,” includes…

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Nobel Prize Winner at CC

Kip Thorne, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics this fall, presented “Exploring the Universe with Gravitational Waves” in the Cornerstone Arts Center. He delivered the annual Roberts Lecture at CC as part of a retirement celebration for Professor of Physics Barbara Whitten. Thorne, a professor of physics at the California Institute of Technology,…

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