‘Chalk the Walk’ to Make Life More Beautiful

The Colorado College Cheryl Schlessman Bennett Children’s Center invites the campus community to join “Chalk the Walk” for National Making Life Beautiful Day, Friday, June 11. Create your own colorful drawings and positive messages with chalk along the CC sidewalks. Once you have finished your drawing and/or message, add #chalkthewalk@CC to your message or drawing, […]

Students Share Conservation Priorities in Photo Contest

By Sarah Senese ’23 The State of the Rockies Project Photo Contest invites Colorado College students to enter photographs that reminds us why, how, and what conservation efforts are critical to the future of nature, and specifically how humans have impacted the environment of the Rocky Mountain West.   This year’s first place photo was taken by Deming Haines ’21, who […]

Social Activism on Campus in the Age of COVID-19

By Molly Seaman ’21 CC boasts over 80 active student organizations, and a significant fraction are geared toward effecting positive social change within the CC community, the greater Colorado Springs area, and/or beyond. Social distancing and other health protocols related to COVID-19 have dramatically affected life on college campuses around the globe for over a […]

Mayta Cohen ’24 Awarded Outstanding Soloist in A Cappella Competition

Mayta Cohen ’24 recently participated in a virtual a cappella competition, “The International Championship of A Cappella Open,” with her a cappella group, “Inside Voices.” The group took third place in the semifinals and Cohen, a first-year music major, was awarded outstanding soloist. The event was held through Varsity Vocals, a global tournament which showcases the art of student […]

“The Toilet Paper Pitch:” How Caitlin Soch ’24 Advocated for Free Menstrual Products in Denver Public Schools

By Shannon Zander Denver Public Schools has installed free menstrual product dispensers in restrooms across the district. This change is due to relentless advocacy of one in our own community, Caitlin Soch ’24, who was recently interviewed by Denver 9News for her role in advocating for the change. Soch also attended Denver Public Schools. The initiative began when Soch approached DPS […]

An Update from Bon Appetit

We heard you… During Fall Semester, we learned a lot! We approached COVID-19 head on and tried to open most of our locations, as we have done in previous years.  We were met with many challenges, particularly with Rastall Dining Hall. We knew we would have to remain fluid in our operations and we would need […]

Ángela Castro Publishes Article in ‘Racialized Visions’ Anthology

Ángela Castro, a visiting assistant professor in CC’s Department of Spanish and Portuguese, is one of 12 contributors to the edited volume “Racialized Visions: Haiti and the Hispanic Caribbean.” Castro’s article is titled “Haitian and Dominican Resistance: A Study of the Symptom in Edwidge Danticat’s ‘The Farming of Bones.’ ” Her article proposes that “The Farming of Bones” portrays […]

Jared Richman Publishes Essay on Disability and ‘The King’s Speech’

Associate Professor of English Jared Richman has published an essay in Disability Studies Quarterly. “The Royal Treatment: Temporality and Technology in ‘The King’s Speech’” examines the intersections of class, technology, and disability in the 2010 Oscar-winning movie “The King’s Speech.” In the essay, Richman argues that the film complicates modern scientific and critical understanding of communication disorders by […]

Language Learning and CC’s Japanese Garden

By Sarah Senese ’23 Professor of Japanese Joan Ericson recently published a chapter in the book “Language Learning in Foreign Language,” titled “A Case Study in Integrated Learning: Building a Japanese Garden.” As the faculty liaison of the Asian Languages House at CC, Ericson was interested in and intrigued by presenting different ways in which language houses can be integrated into general classroom […]

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