Final threads

Suddenly fourth week is in full swing. It is amazing that we have only been weaving for less than a month! The works we have produced are ones to be proud of for sure. We have spent late nights avidly weaving many yards, problem solving, and eating an unreasonable amount of freeze pops to arrive where we […]

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 […]

Where does magma come from?

Hi! My name is Grace, and I’m a senior geology major here at CC. This block I’ll be sharing my experience in Igneous Petrology. I fell in love with geology because of how differently it makes me see the world. One of my favourite authors, John McPhee, says it well “A million years is a […]

The Great Sand Dunes

We were able to visit the Great Sand Dunes before heading back to CC. At the visitors center we wrote a few poems using a children’s field guide poem template. I will share a few simple poems written by classmates and some pictures from the day. Poem #1:  Badger Furry, Curious Eating, Frolicking, Juggling Very cool […]

More Pictures from the Valley!

Our class had the opportunity to talk to a few expert women who taught us about the water rights system in the San Luis Valley and the different Rio Grande restoration projects that are happening. We also visited a potato farm and potato factory to gain a better understanding of the local industries and how they […]

Field Trip Spotlights

During our Baca Field Trip I interviewed different members that contributed to the awesome experience! Here I will share some spotlights. Meet Becca Williams, one of my classmate, friends and a TREE Semester graduate! Becca loves bears and learning! She is a junior at CC who is majoring in environmental science and minoring in art. Becca loves when her classes take advantage of the […]

The Ranch Visit

On Thursday we spent the day at Trinchera Ranch, which is the fourth ranch I have visited this year with CC, but it is quite different from all the other ranches.  Trinchera Ranch is the largest ranch in Colorado and consists of 173,000 acres privately owned. The Sangre de Cristo Mountains, which includes Mount Blanca–the […]

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