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Posts from the Spring 2017 issue

Block Breaks Away

Photos by participants Russell Belinsky, Lia Howe, Bob Howe, and J.D. Sandfort Juan Lindau, professor of political science, was faculty study leader on a Block Break Away to Cuba for 53 alumni, parents, and friends who spent time in Havana and sailed from port to port via small ship chartered exclusively for the group in…

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Pressing Forward

After Election Day 2016, The Press at CC became a place where students, faculty, and staff could come together in community and create posters that expressed their emotions.

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A Committed Life

Theatre Professor Idris Goodwin says he’s searching for a holistic existence. His world at the moment involves juggling teaching, writing and directing plays, publishing a book of poetry, and recording a spoken-word album.

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Opening More Doors to a CC Education

Socioeconomic Diversity, Scholarships, and Financial Aid On Jan. 28, The New York Times published a story positing that a higher percentage of students at elite colleges are from the top one percent of the income scale than experts realized. The story was based on a study that used anonymous tax filings and tuition records from…

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Visiting Scholars Bring Depth & Dialogue to Campus

Every year, dozens of distinguished scholars and experts visit campus to lecture, give performances, and engage with students.

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Weddings and Celebrations Kitren Fischer ’03 and Justin Cox, Oct. 8, at Selby Fleetwood Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Amanda Nichols ’09 and Zak Podmore ’11, Oct. 1, in Bluff, Utah. Madeline Furst ’10 and Alex Weiss ’09, June 18, in Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. Jillian Keahey ’10 and Tony Weskamp, June 25, in Washington…

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Class Notes

1962 Four former roommates spent four days in August sightseeing and reminiscing on Lopez Island, northwest of Seattle. Pictured left to right: Janet Fry Rogers (Annapolis, Maryland), Sue Hoyt Aiken (Paso Robles, California), Barbara Lambie Mino (Lopez Island), and Sue Dare Schuchter (Loveland, Colorado). 1966 In what they considered “a Panhellenic gathering at Lake Tahoe,” four…

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Seven Faculty Members Granted Tenure, Promotions

Seven faculty members were approved by the Board of Trustees for tenure and promotion to associate professor. President Jill Tiefenthaler and Sandra Wong, dean of the college and dean of the faculty, visited each promoted faculty member, delivering the official news along with some bubbly. Those granted tenure and promoted to associate professor, effective July…

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‘I was searching for a fool when I found you.’

Need inspiration for your insults? There’s always “Thou art a boil, a plague sore, an embossed carbuncle in my corrupted blood.” Or, more to the point: “Thou art like a toad: ugly and venomous.” Talking about someone behind their back? “The tartness of his face sours ripe grapes.” Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance Andrew…

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Lens Craft: Adriane Ohanesian ’08 Captures Conflict Around the World

Award-winning documentary photographer Adriane Ohanesian ’08 has captured conflict with her camera in places like South Sudan and Myanmar.

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