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Sustainability News: No Car? No Problem

The Office of Sustainability is partnering with PikeRide to give eligible students free access to the bike-sharing service. PikeRide bikes typically cost $1 to unlock and $0.10 per minute to ride, but the fee is waived for CC students with demonstrated financial need. Other students, faculty, and staff get a discounted rate of $99 to…

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Good to the Last Drop: CC Earns Top Spot for Water Conservation

From rain gardens to educational water courses to a live green roof, CC’s efforts to conserve water are being noticed. In the latest AASHE Sustainable Campus Index, CC is a top performer in the water category out of approximately 280 other U.S. colleges and universities. CC posted a 47% reduction in total water use of…

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That’s So CC: ‘We’re Opening Wooglin’s Two First’

Wooglin’s Deli & Café is closing its Tejon Street location temporarily during construction of Robson Arena, but plans to have a prominent spot next to the new arena when it is completed. That doesn’t mean Wooglin’s will be entirely shuttered during the construction phase. Wooglin’s manager Todd Renz is opening a second location in northeast…

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Africana Intellectual Project Launches

The Africana Intellectual Project at Colorado College, established earlier this year, is not just for Colorado College, but rather for the entire community, says director and founder of the program Michael Sawyer. Sawyer, assistant professor in Race, Ethnicity, and Migration Studies, says the project is designed to enable CC and its intellectual community to explore…

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CC Team Studies Gerrymandering

Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science Beth Malmskog and her students studied gerrymandering and Colorado’s new redistricting laws during the summer. Haley Colgate ’20, Edgar Santos Vega ’20, Jose Monge Castro ’20, Kadin Mangalik ’20, and Austin Eide ’16 worked alongside Malmskog to assess the current districting plans and prepare for the 2021 redistricting…

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RMPBS Move to Campus Expands Opportunities

Rocky Mountain PBS has moved its Colorado Springs operations from downtown to the CC campus in order to expand its local programming and educational initiatives. The move, which took place in August, will help create new opportunities for collaboration with CC students. The station already collaborates with CC through a block class on engaged journalism…

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New Signs Designate Tava Quad

The newly named Tava Quad, previously informally known as Armstrong Quad, was blessed at a sunrise ceremony during Homecoming Weekend. More than 40 members of the Ute Tribes participated in ceremonies and festivities that included the sacred blessing, meeting with students in two convergence classes, and a cultural performance that included powwow dancing and a…

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Student Opportunities and Advising Hub Opens

The Student Opportunities and Advising Hub, better known as “the hub,” opened with the start of the academic year as part of CC’s efforts to be equitable, inclusive, and supportive of all students. The hub, on East Campus at 1014 N. Weber St., serves as the center of holistic support for all CC students, academically…

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Six Alumni Join Teach for America; CC Named a Top Contributor

Colorado College has been named a top contributor to Teach for America, with six recent CC graduates participating in the program. Charlotte Jacobson ’19, Luis Quiles ’18, Cristina Garcia ’19, Chelsie Dang ’19, Jessianne Blake ’19, and Patrick Mahoney ’19 join the 149 CC alumni who have participated in the nationwide program since 1991. Jacobson,…

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When We Print the Bulletin, We Plant Trees

Colorado-based PrintReleaf tracks paper use all the way from a mill order to a vendor’s supply chain to print production, giving users an accurate count of exactly how much paper they have used for a print project. The company then replants trees in developing countries proportionate to paper use. CC Communications joined the PrintReleaf program…

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