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Posts from the Spring 2019 issue

Robson Arena Update

At its February meeting, the CC Board of Trustees approved a change to the Campus Master Plan that updates the Robson site plan and provides additional parking for the campus community and visitors. The revised plan situates the arena at the north end of the block near Cache La Poudre and Tejon streets, and provides for…

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CC Helps Launch Gap Year Research Consortium

CC has been instrumental in the launching of the new Gap Year Research Consortium, a first-of-its-kind consortium bringing together admissions deans and researchers from top colleges and universities to study the outcomes of taking an intentional gap year before college. “As long-time supporters of the gap year movement, we believe that creating a clearinghouse for…

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Book in Play

Horst Richardson coached men’s soccer at Colorado College for 50 years, with his wife Helen serving as the team’s surrogate mother, game-day chef, and documentarian from almost the very beginning. So it is no surprise that in retirement, they hung in there for more than three years to complete “The History of Men’s Soccer at…

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Obituaries

’44 Marjory “Marge” Reid Abbott passed away Jan. 4 at age 96. Those who predeceased her include her father, former CC professor W. Lewis Abbott, and a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth “Betty” Abbott McKeever ’41. ’45 Charlotte Lewis Skiffington started a career as a medical technologist before marrying an Army officer and living on various military…

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Creating Bridges of Relevance and Big Ideas

The Big Idea pitch competition provides an opportunity for students to win up to $25,000 for business, nonprofit, or social enterprise innovations. And while the competition is focused on making real startups successful, the overarching objective is learning and building experiences that create bridges of relevance to the careers and activities of students beyond life…

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From ‘College Boys’ to Perennial Powerhouse: A History of CC Athletics

Note: This article is the full version of Krueger’s capstone project for his journalism minor, in which Alan Prendergast ’78 served as his advisor. An excerpted version ran in the Spring 2019 issue of the Bulletin. In 1874, the “College Boys” represented Colorado College as they competed against the Active Club of Colorado Springs in…

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On the Bookshelf

The Journey Is the Goal By Jack Walker ’62 Walker chronicles his journey from child to man, a journey that started in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley during the Great Depression and took him to Colorado, where for the first 10 years of his life he was raised by his maternal grandparents, with stop-offs with foster parents.…

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Activist Shaun King on Campus

Writer and activist Shaun King drew a full house at Shove Memorial Chapel in February with his talk, “Beyond Dialogue: Tools for Reclaiming Truth.” King challenged notions of upward progress in human moral behavior, highlighting contemporary injustices such as police killings of unarmed black Americans and family separations at the U.S.-Mexico border. King also emphasized…

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Author Ta-Nehisi Coates Visits CC

An event titled “A Conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates” was just that, as renowned author Coates (above and below right), participated in a discussion facilitated by Michael Sawyer, assistant professor in race, ethnicity, and migration studies and English, and chair of  the Africana Intellectual Project. Coates discussed his experiences in journalism, growing up in Baltimore, and…

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CLASS NOTES: 1977 – 1980

1977 David Banks reports that during a very busy Homecoming weekend for the CC rugby family, highlights included one married couple (Caitlin Barbera ’12 and Andrew Larson ’10, above) and one father-son tandem (Mark Osmond ’78 and Alex Osmond ’12) playing as teammates.     Patti Freudenburg and her husband, Tony, recently visited Steve Simasko…

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