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Issue: Summer 2019

What’s on Your Reading List, Tom Cronin and Bob Loevy?

This originally appeared in Colorado Politics on Nov. 30, 2018 Political novelists are our nation’s storytellers. They tackle the big questions inherent in the idea of America. They bring to life the tragedies of our history — slavery, Manifest Destiny, the Depression, “America First” isolationism, political corruption, political paranoia, as well as our exalted faith…

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Issue: Summer 2019

On the Bookshelf

100 Things to Do in Colorado Springs Before You Die By Kirsten Akens ’96 The breathtaking views of Colorado Springs from the summit of Pikes Peak inspired Katharine Lee Bates’ unforgettable anthem, “America the Beautiful.” The city embodies some of the best that the West has to offer, and any visit to the region will be full of such inspiring vistas. To maximize your visit, this book offers insider tips for enjoying the outdoor adventures, restaurants, shopping, and entertainment in this stunning gem of a city. Author Kirsten Akens shares a local’s insight from the perspective of both a longtime resident and a journalist with a skill for digging below…

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Issue: Summer 2019

My Mockingbird

Fifteen minutes to places. My ritual of oatmeal and peanut butter in place. While the excitement of 1,400 eager souls vibrates just feet from where I sit, my heart flutters like the rise of a roller coaster moments before the drop. The moment you realize there is no turning back. No matter how you feel…

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Issue: Summer 2019

By the Students, for the Students: Colorado College Emergency Medical Services

It’s 10:30 on a Friday night, and while most students begin to celebrate the weekend, Colorado College’s student-staffed, student-run Emergency Medical Services squad begins their campus rounds in the weathered CCEMS van they have affectionately named “Lucille.” In addition to ambulance-grade medical equipment, these student professionals are equipped with expertise that begins with a national…

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Issue: Summer 2019

Awards and  Accolades Roll in for CC Students

Colorado College students and recent alumni, representing a variety of disciplines and departments, continue to be widely recognized for their academic achievements. Claire Derry ’19, Fulbright   Camilla Fuller ’19, Fulbright Photo by Jennifer Coombes   Isaak Belongia ’21, Critical Language Scholarship Photo by Jennifer Coombes   Ines Siepmann ’19, Erasmus Mundus Scholarship Photo by Jennifer Coombes   Lindsey Aronson ’18, Fulbright   Harrison Raine ’19, Watson Fellow Photo by Chidera Ikpeamarom ’22   Beka Adair ’16, Fulbright   Jeronimo Miranda Castro ’18, Erasmus Mundus Scholarship Photo by Chidera Ikpeamarom ’22   Paulina Ukrainets ’19, Princeton in Asia Photo by Chidera Ikpeamarom ’22   Rishi Ling ’18, Fulbright and Princeton…

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Issue: Summer 2019

Four Faculty Members Promoted

The CC Board of Trustees approved the promotion of four associate professors to full professor. They are: William Davis, comparative literature and German. He joined the CC faculty in 1993. Marion Hourdequin, philosophy. She joined the CC faculty in 2006. Mike Taber ’86, M.A.T. ’87, education. He joined the CC faculty in 2006. Tricia Waters, psychology. She joined the CC faculty in 1991.

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Issue: Summer 2019

CC Esports Wins First-ever Division III Title

Colorado College has arrived in the world of esports! The CC esports team brought home the first-ever Division III Esports Conference Championship in early April after competing against five other Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference schools at the inaugural SCAC Esports Showdown in Kerrville, Texas. Additionally, esports at CC has added a third team: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, which joins Overwatch and League of Legends. Esports also will soon have planned “season” and “off-season” times for each team separately in order to prevent burnout and to align with other sports teams, which all have an off season (it also helps prevent too much demand on the lab).

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