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Posts from the April 2014 issue

Letters to the Editor

The 22nd Amendment To Tom Cronin: Your article on the 22nd Amendment in the Colorado College Bulletin for November 2013 was excellent. This amendment changed — for the better — how we do our political business. Let me propose for your consideration a pair of other changes designed to eliminate two problems with our present…

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Class Notes: 70s

Playing Patty Jewett

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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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In Memoriam: Faculty

Ellen O’Brien died Oct. 30, 2013, in Colorado Springs at the age of 91. She taught art at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center and schools including Colorado College, where she was a block visitor in the art department from 1972-1979. Born in Allegany, N.Y., in 1922, she earned a bachelor’s degree from Cornell and…

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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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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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A Message from Your Alumni Board

The Alumni Association Board (AAB) received 71 nominations for elected alumni trustee and 28 for young alumni trustee — an unprecedented number. As in the past, AAB solicited nominations from alumni at large and all segments of the college community. These responses set in motion an opportunity for all alumni to vote later this spring…

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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 Perspective

Nina Riggio ’17 got interested in photography when her father bought her an old Pentax film camera when she was 15. She took IB art in high school and studied various photographers; she fell in love with the work of Francesca Woodman, who grew up in Colorado. Riggio is a member of CC’s photography club…

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‘Wordless’ Wows Sold-out Crowd

Art Spiegelman, noted artist, historian, and theorist of comics, and saxophonist great Phillip Johnston performed “Wordless!” as the keynote event at the 13th annual Cornerstone Arts Week in January. The performance combining slides, lecture, and music was highlighted by Spiegelman’s discussion about the earliest graphic novels and their influence on him. As President Jill Tiefenthaler…

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