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CC’s Marijuana Policy Unchanged

Colorado College has a long-standing policy against drug use on campus and within the college community, and that policy has not changed with Colorado’s adoption of Amendment 64. CC is dedicated to providing the finest liberal arts education in the country; to achieve this mission, the college seeks to foster a healthy learning environment and…

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Students Lead Support for Philippines

Char Cadown ’16, Erica Jamieson ’17, and Jarod Rutledge ’17 as they fasted for the Philippines in December. The daylong event in Bemis Hall was intended to draw attention to the typhoon devastation in the Philippines and global climate change.

Char Cadown ’16, Erica Jamieson ’17, and Jarod Rutledge ’17 hosted a daylong fast Dec. 3 in Bemis Hall inspired by Yeb Saño, delegate for the Philippines at the COP 19 Climate Talks in Warsaw, Poland, in late November. Reflecting on the devastation Typhoon Haiyan wrought on Nov. 8, he said, “In solidarity with my…

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Former Faculty Members Attain Emeriti Status

Nine Colorado College faculty members have been granted emeritus status by the college’s Board of Trustees. Congratulations to the following: Donna Arnink: professor emerita, Theatre and Dance Department. She spent 22 years at CC, served as committee chair of the Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, and is a published author. Curtis Cook: professor emeritus,…

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Sleep Research Wakes Up the World

A study by Psychology Professor Kristi Erdal and Christina Draganich ’12 is making people sit up and take notice. Students who were told they got a good night’s sleep — even if they didn’t — performed better on tests measuring their attention and memory skills than those who thought they slept poorly, according to Draganich’s…

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Student-Founded Nonprofit Changes Corporate Policy

Patrick Jurney ’17 delivers food as part of Colorado Springs Food Rescue’s effort to help meet hunger needs in the community while reducing the amount of food wasted on campus. One of the group’s goals is to get food delivered within 30 to 45 minutes of pickup, allowing them to achieve what many say is impossible: “nutritious fast food.”

A group of Colorado College students is tackling the hunger problem — and one of their first steps was to change the corporate policy of a $700 million company. The founders of the Colorado Springs Food Rescue, Shane Lory ’16, Sanjay Roberts ’16, and John Orrell ’16, began biking unused food from Rastall Hall to…

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Students Display Art

A student examines the vibrant work of Katie Patterson ’14, whose studio art thesis show is among the first events in the newly renovated 802 space, named for its address at 802 N. Nevada Ave. The building, collaboratively run by Student Life and the Art Department, serves as a student activity space, providing an intersection between the curricular and co-curricular. 802 allows for greater flexibility in scheduling creative academic arts events and senior capstone experiences such as art exhibitions, film screenings, poetry slams, spoken word events, drama and dance performances, music recitals, receptions, lectures, and readings. Issue: April 2014 • Tags:

Introducing Summer Institutes

This summer, Colorado College is offering three new, linked thematic blocks, courses that will integrate students’ academic, practical, and professional experiences. These courses — aimed at helping students gain experience, earn credentials, and build a resume — are in addition to the numerous summer offerings of the past. The new blocks are: The Colorado Documentary…

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High Honors for Andy Gambucci ’53

Andy Gambucci ’53

One of Colorado College’s most outstanding student-athletes ever, Andre “Andy” Gambucci ’53, has been looking forward to mingling with elite company on a special evening in Denver this spring. Gambucci, who learned of his upcoming induction into the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame in October, will be among six individuals bestowed with the distinction at…

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Student Perspective

Esther Chan ’16 is a Los Angeles native who designed her own interdisciplinary major in Visual Media and Social Change. She often photographs campus events and student activities, and takes photos for CC’s Instagram account. She is co-president of the FLASH photography club and a staff photographer for The Catalyst.

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Hecox Honored for Conservation Work

Walt Hecox ’64, professor of economics in the Environmental Program at Colorado College and director of the Colorado College State of the Rockies Project, received the 2013 Stuart P. Dodge Award for lifetime achievement in conservation from the Palmer Land Trust. In announcing the award, the Palmer Land Trust noted that “Hecox’s long career culminated…

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