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Student Perspective

Parents and students gather at the Interfaith House during Family and Friends Weekend to share a Shabbat dinner. The meal was prepared by parents visiting their students on campus. Photo by Josh Birndorf ’20

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Class Notes

1945 The Summer Bulletin has just come and I’ve read most of it with strong interest, as usual. Seventy six years ago this month I entered CC as a freshman, took up residence in the Wood Avenue house with 12 other young women from five or six states, and signed up for classes. This Bulletin…

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Tigers Crossing Paths: CC connections

Iceland seems to attract CC alumni; this is the second chance encounter we’ve run about CC Tigers crossing paths unexpectedly in this part of the world. On a July trip to Iceland, John Shackleford ’70 was on a tour bus to the Gullfoss waterfall, located in the canyon of the Hvítá River. “The guide asked…

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A Message From Your Alumni Board

Greetings, CC! The nights are cooler and the leaves are changing, which means some of us just returned from Homecoming Weekend on campus. Those of us lucky enough to be back were treated to the dedication of the wholly reimagined Charles L. Tutt Library, CC hockey, tours of the new East Campus Housing Community, and a…

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Meet Library Director JoAnn Jacoby

JoAnn Jacoby joined Colorado College Aug. 1 as director of the newly renovated Tutt Library. Before that, she served as associate dean for user services in the University of Illinois Library, the largest publicly funded academic library in the U.S. Jacoby has spent most of her professional career at Illinois in a number of roles…

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Milestones

Weddings and Celebrations ’94 Greg Hamilton and Kim Ryan, July 15, on Whidbey Island in Washington state. ’01 Alicia Farley Johnston and Peter Johnston, Dec. 31, 2015, in Portland, Oregon. ’07 Charlie Parr and Jessica Rice ’09, Aug. 26 in Crested Butte, Colorado. Births and Adoptions ’10 Douglas Garrison and Robin Garrison, a boy, Owen…

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Diwali 2017

The campus community celebrates Diwali, the festival of lights, hosted by Students for the Awareness of South Asia. Participants enjoy dance performances and South Asian food. Photos by Vivian Nguyen ’20

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By The Numbers

1st Library built for the Block Plan 94,317 Square feet of space (a 35-percent increase) 12,976 Square feet of glass 1,078 Seating capacity 7,040 Cups of coffee served at Susie B’s café during Block 1 220 Pounds of beans to make that coffee 1,174 Electrical outlets 80 Geothermal wells on Armstrong Quad (each 400 feet…

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East Campus Honors Distinguished Alumni

CC honored 10 distinguished former students at a ribbon-cutting and dedication of the East Campus Housing Community during Family and Friends Weekend. Eight residential buildings, a community center, and a central courtyard bear their names. Residential Buildings Marcellus H. Chiles, Colorado College’s only Medal of Honor recipient, was a student at CC when World War…

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Honoring 50 Years of Teaching and Leadership

I can think of nothing I would rather do on a daily basis than get up in the morning and explore a musical masterwork with 16 intelligent, artistic and eager CC students. We can talk about how it makes us think and how it makes us feel. We can do a ‘close reading’ by discussing…

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