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Posts from the Spring 2020 issue

Colorado College Responds to PANDEMIC COVID-19

Amid the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Colorado College’s response is not only based on prioritizing the health and safety of the college community, but also that of Colorado Springs and the nation and world at large. The president’s cabinet and the college’s multi-disciplinary COVID-19 Emergency Response Team continues to meet regularly (via web and teleconference services)…

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Births & Adoptions ’00 Rachel DePuy ’00, a son, Theodore “Teddy” Izsak, Aug. 9, 2019, in Missoula, Montana.   Weddings & Celebrations ’96 Sara Fry ’96 and Beau Seegmiller, Nov. 21, 2018, in Boise, Idaho. ’06 Angela Schillaci ’06 and Greg Dihlmann-Malzer, Aug. 3, 2019, Telluride, Colorado. ’10 Annisa Harsha ’10 and Matt Kerns ’10,…

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Expanding the Reading Spectrum

I’ve spent my life on a journey of reading: from a child who learned to read early and loved being immersed in a book to a mother who watched her own children struggle with learning to read to a professional instructing teachers of reading — I’ve experienced the reading spectrum. Reading is an invaluable skill…

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To the Editor

Just a quick note to say how pleased I am to see Eric Sondermann’s Letter to the Editor in the most recent Bulletin. It is a thoughtful, sophisticated, and broadminded commentary on a pervasive issue in contemporary education and I, personally, think it should be required reading for all students, staff, and CC administration. Bravo…

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Author Ibram X. Kendi Speaks on Campus

Ibram X. Kendi, historian and New York Times-bestselling author of multiple books, including “How to Be an Antiracist,” visited campus in February. He met for a conversation with a group of students (pictured) gathered by Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and Arabic Ammar Naji and Professor of Comparative Literature Bill Davis; many of the students…

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Six Faculty Members Awarded Tenure; Four Granted Emeriti Status

Following the board’s annual February meeting, six Colorado College faculty members were approved by the Board of Trustees for tenure and promotion to associate professor, effective July 1. CC President Jill Tiefenthaler, Provost Alan Townsend, and Dean of the Faculty Claire Oberon Garcia visited each promoted faculty member, congratulating them and bestowing a gift. Faculty…

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Reaching Across the Aisle

In this Point of View piece, Emma Gorsuch ’21 shares what it’s like for her as a conservative student at CC.

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On the Bookshelf

Notes Below the Staff By Herb Beattie ’48 with Lauren Arnest “Not many people can begin an anecdote like this: ‘Beverly Sills was sitting next to me on a flight from New York to Pittsburgh…’,” and so begins the forward by Dave Mason ’78 to Beattie’s memoir, published by Rhyolite Press, 2019. Beattie was one…

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From The Archives

When life got too serious on campus in 1912, students used blankets as homemade trampolines, tossing one lucky person many feet into the air. The buildings in the background are Perkins Fine Arts Hall (built 1900, razed 1964) and Coburn Library (built 1892, razed 1964); these buildings stood where Armstrong Hall is now. These photos…

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Students Elected to Leadership Positions

Five CC students were elected to leadership positions for the 2020-21 academic year. Four were elected to the Colorado College Student Government Association and one was elected a student trustee. Elected are: Sakina Bhatti ’22, CCSGA student body president; Sophie Cardin ’22, CCSGA vice president of outreach; Lilly Davis ’22, CCSGA vice president of finance;…

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