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Posts from the Summer 2019 issue

‘Can We Get Real?’ Asks Roxane Gay

Acclaimed writer and editor Roxane Gay read excerpts from her book “Hunger” and discussed the intersections of fiction and activism as part of the 2019 Cornerstone Arts Week theme, “Can We Get Real?” Gay spoke to a full house and answered questions from students at the event, held in Mohrman Theatre in late April.

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Tigers Crossing Paths

CC Connections Imagine my delight when I opened the Summer 2018 issue of the Colorado College Bulletin and saw on page 3 Pete Devine ’81 as resident naturalist for Yosemite National Park. My husband and I and two other couples were going to Yosemite in just a few short weeks! I reached out to Pete…

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To the Editor

It was a delight to see the photograph on page 10 of the latest Bulletin. During my visit to CC for my 50th reunion in 2012, I took some time to visit the archives at Tutt Library to do research on my family’s history with the college. A large print of the baseball team photograph was lying on a table in…

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Weddings & Celebrations

’14 Erin Slay ’14 married Craig Harris Jr., May 31, in Westminster, Colorado. ’12 Elle Emery Shafer ’12 married Max Shafer in Victor, Idaho, on Aug. 4, 2018.

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Summer Session Students Mingle with Alumni Journalists

The course description for Introduction to Journalism gives fair warning: “Consider this class your gateway drug to becoming a news junkie.” Students in CC Visiting Lecturer Corey Hutchins’ class, offered during Colorado College’s Summer Session, spent three days at the end of the course in Washington, D.C., where they visited The New York Times bureau,…

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Births & Adoptions

’86 Alejandra and David Pollak ’86, a daughter, Colette Evelyn, March 10, 
in New York City. ’05 Katie Ries ’05 and Stephen Martin, a daughter, Margaret Webb, Nov. 20, in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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’44 John “Jack” Coash, a World War II veteran and geologist, held positions including assistant provost at Bowling Green State University. He later worked with the National Science Foundation in India and Washington, D.C., and served as founding dean of science and dean of the School of the Arts and Sciences at California State University,…

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A Tribute to Joan Stone

Joan Stone taught poetry for years at Colorado College, both creative writing and modern poetry classes. She had an extraordinary ear for poetry, for nuances of sound and rhythm. And she was an exacting teacher. She would sometimes send her poetry students away on the second day of class because they weren’t reading the poems…

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From The Archives

Homecoming Weekend is a time of reconnection. Alumni return to campus and the familiar haunts of their college days. They catch up with old friends and classmates, their favorite professors, and explore the campus anew. In preparation for their return, some alumni dust off photo albums and scrapbooks to jog their memories. Last Homecoming Weekend…

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From the President

Dear, Alumni, Parents, and Friends, As we prepare for a new academic year, I am grateful to the many students, faculty, staff, alumni, trustees, and friends who are dedicated to moving Colorado College forward. Our bold commitment to become an antiracist institution took precedence this past academic year, and it will continue to be a…

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