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Posts from the April 2015 issue

Richardson Retires After 50 Years with Men’s Soccer

Horst Richardson

The most enduring coaching tenure in the history of Colorado College Athletics has come to an end. Horst Richardson, who recently completed his 49th season as head coach of the men’s soccer team and 50th overall with the program, announced his retirement in early December. “Half of a century is probably enough,” Richardson said. “Much…

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Antarctic Adventure

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Tigers Excelled in Fall 2014

The men’s and women’s cross country teams each won the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference team championship, the first for both teams since 2011 … Nick Hall ’15 and Leah Wessler ’17 captured  the individual SCAC championships, with Hall claiming his third consecutive title … Rebecca Lavietes ’15 advanced to the NCAA Division III national meet…

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Student Perspective

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Ayers Drafted By FC Kansas City

Jessie Ayers ’15, one of the most decorated players in the 30-year history of Colorado College women’s soccer, was selected by defending champion FC Kansas City in the third round of the 2015 National Women’s Soccer League College Draft, held Jan. 16. Ayers, the 26th overall pick, is the first Tiger ever drafted by an…

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Palguta Named Head Coach of CC Men’s Soccer

Scott Palguta, who served the last two seasons as an assistant coach with the CC men’s soccer team, has been named the third coach in program history, Athletics Director Ken Ralph announced Feb. 6. Palguta, who succeeds Horst Richardson, emerged as the favorite during a national search. “I want to thank Ken Ralph and Greg…

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Letters to the Editor

Bulletin Editor: That the college administration, faculty and Bulletin editors approved publication of an article written by a dance instructor commenting on the Ferguson issue is appalling. Without any evidence, unaware of the law, and exhibiting a protest viewpoint, the author spun a web of misinformation, mistakes, and ignorance of the case. What happened to…

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Recent Alumni and Their CC Opportunities

“If I hadn’t taken the opportunity to research with Dan Johnson [associate professor of economics] and Kevin Rask [college research professor in the Economics and Business Department] I would not be where I am today,” said Cassandra Benson ’12, who is in her second year of a Ph.D. program in economics at Cornell University. Benson…

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From the President

Dear Alumni, Parents, and Friends of Colorado College, With a brilliant Colorado blue sky and several inches of vividly white snow on the ground as I write this, I am struck by how deeply the Colorado College community is connected to this special place. Of course we are, given this incredible natural beauty! Combine our Rocky…

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By The Numbers: Digging Deeper

The Geology Department recently looked at what its majors have gone on to do since graduation, specifically examining reports provided by the HEDS (Higher Education Data Sharing Consortium). They focused on reports documenting the U.S. undergraduate institution from which Ph.D. recipients in Earth Sciences earned their bachelor’s degrees. The results: During the 1970s (1971-1980), eight…

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