A Child’s Perspective of War

For class today, we were asked to read Thannha Lai’s Inside Out and Back Again. I remember passing by the book in my school’s library when I was in elementary school, but I never really had the urge to read it. Poems were short and confusing, while books like Harry Potter were long and fantastical […]

The Documentation of War

The dominant narrative tells and shows us that war looks like… WW1. WW2. Vietnam War. Bombs. Guns. Men. Death. Enemies. Tension. Glory. Honor. Power. Protection. National security. Memorials. Veterans. Social Mobility. Beyond the romanticized documentation of war, war is scary as it affects everyone and all aspects of life. The US is an empire that […]

Asian American in the Time of Coronavirus

tw//death and violence Last month, an Asian American family, including a two year old and a six year old, were stabbed in a Sam’s Club because they were thought to be carriers of the coronavirus. I remember reading the news and shaking it fear, realizing just how bad it was going to get from here […]

Water, CO2, and more thermodynamics

Sorry this post is so late in the week—the past few days have been very busy. In class, we’ve learned about mineral-solution equilibria, greenhouse gases and the CO2 cycle, and the water cycle throughout Earth’s history. Monday was spent learning about how to plot and interpret chemical-solution equilibria. This was wrapped up on Wednesday when […]

Geofluids

Hi, my name is Helen Carter. I am a Junior at Colorado College and a geology major. This block one of the featured courses is “Geofluids” taught by Professor Emily Pope. I am currently taking this class and will be updating everyone on what we’re learning about for the next few weeks.     On […]

Krimidinner

On Thursday night, as we neared the end of another busy week, the students of German 202, and a few members of the Max Kade house, CC’s German language house, gathered together at Professor Ane Steckenbiller’s house to eat a delicious home cooked, Mediterranean dinner, and to play an exciting German murder-mystery game. The game […]

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