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On the Bookshelf

The Confident House Hunter By Dylan Chalk ’94 Chalk, an American Society of Home Inspectors-certified inspector who has performed more than 5,000 home inspections in western Washington, shows readers how to get the most out of inspections. Subtitled “A Home Inspector’s Tips for Finding Your Perfect Home,” the book is packed with advice for spotting…

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Lani Hinkle ’83 Retiring From PIFP

Lani Carroll Hinkle ’83, director of the Public Interest Fellowship Program, is retiring at the end of October after being with the program for 12 years. The Public Interest Fellowship Program, founded by Professor Emeritus of Sociology Jeff Livesay in 2004, places Colorado College students and recent graduates in paid positions with Colorado nonprofits in…

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The Road to Writing Is Not Always Paved

Plenty of writers have come out of CC, but not all of them have meant to become authors. For these three award-winning and best-selling alumni authors, writing led them each down a unique path of rich and rewarding lives whether they sought it out or not. Colorado College has many alumni, staff, and faculty authors,…

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Philanthropists Confirm Commitment to FAC

Husband-and-wife philanthropists Kathy Loo and Jim Raughton have reaffirmed their commitment to gift collections of art to the museum at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College. Kathy Loo reaffirmed the commitment made by her late husband Dusty Loo in 1993 to gift the “Dusty and Katherine Loo Collection,” his collection of Colorado and…

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What’s on Your Reading List, Sarah Hautzinger?

A book that rocked my spring sabbatical was “Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chthulucene” (pronounced THUlucene), by CC’s own Donna Haraway ’66 (she triple majored in zoology, philosophy, and literature while here on a Boettcher). Her “trouble” is with the era most of us call the Anthropocene — and refers to decisive anthropogenic…

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Incoming Class to Read ‘Frankenstein’

The Common Read for the incoming Class of 2022 is “Frankenstein” (or “The Modern Prometheus”) by Mary Shelley. This year marks the 200th anniversary of the book’s publication, a seminal interdisciplinary work that has influenced millions of people across the globe. The book was chosen for its capacity to spark dialogue around issues of diversity,…

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Square + Block = New FAC Cube

The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College’s signature red square logo has taken on a new form — one that is literally deeply cemented in Colorado Springs. A red, 7-foot steel “block”on the corner of Dale Street and Cascade Avenue celebrates the alliance between the two institutions by cleverly uniting their identities. It…

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Family & Friends Weekend

Family and Friends Weekend, one of Colorado College’s largest annual on-campus events, embraces the myriad ways family can be defined. It’s an opportunity for students to celebrate the CC community and share it with their families—including parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles … and friends! Come and spend time reconnecting with your student, and experience firsthand…

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CC Featured in New Spike Lee Film

CC is featured in filmmaker Spike Lee’s new film, “BlacKkKlansman,” which tells the true story of Ron Stallworth, the first black detective in the Colorado Springs Police Department, who infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan during the 1970s. Stallworth, whose memoir “Black Klansman” serves as the basis for the film, moved to Colorado Springs at age…

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