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Western Voters Just Want The GOP To Leave Their Land Alone, Poll Finds

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.02.2017 | Politics

A wide-ranging new poll released Tuesday by Colorado College finds voters in seven Mountain West states are largely opposed to policies that would sig...

The 10 Worst Colleges for Free Speech: 2016

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 02.17.2017 | College
Greg Lukianoff

This past year will be remembered as the year that freedom of speech (or the lack thereof) on U.S. campuses became international news.

Montel Williams Slams 'The Infantilizing Of College Students'

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.17.2015 | College

Television personality and former naval officer Montel Williams is sticking up for a college student who was punished over a remark he made on the ano...

Colorado College Suspends Student For 6 Months Over Yik Yak Post

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.16.2015 | College

Colorado College, a well-ranked liberal arts school in Colorado Springs, suspended a student for six months over a single anonymous comment he made on...

Trust Thyself: What Girl in the Woods Author Aspen Matis Found on the Trail to Independence

Jaime Lubin | Posted 09.22.2016 | Home
Jaime Lubin

Since its release earlier this month, Aspen Matis' debut memoir has been making headlines as yet another spotlight on the horrors of campus sexual assault. But those expecting a lurid cautionary tale will find something else entirely.

College's Use Of The Word 'Queer' Prompts Complaint

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Job applicants seeking a position with Colorado College will find five options for a question about gender identity: not disclosed, male, female, tran...

Finding Equal Ground for Our National Parks

Maite Arce | Posted 10.08.2013 | Latino Voices
Maite Arce

With Latinos, their passion for the outdoors underscores the roles they can play in the preservation of these natural landmarks. As more and more Latinos visit these parks and develop those connections, the demand for conservation will strengthen.

I'm With Stupid: The Unspeakable Horror of Shakes on a Plane

Todd Hartley | Posted 05.08.2013 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Last week, however, Colorado College made national headlines after a video shot by members of the school's ultimate Frisbee club triggered a Federal Aviation Administration investigation. And what was so controversial about the video that it drew the FAA's ire, you ask?

WATCH: 'Harlem Shake' Video Triggers Federal Investigation

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.01.2013 | Denver

"Harlem Shake" videos are all fun and games -- until the Feds get involved. It seems a version of the popular dance video meme, filmed mid-February...

A New Take on College Presidential Inaugurations: Not Your Grandmother's Inauguration

Jill Tiefenthaler | Posted 12.24.2012 | College
Jill Tiefenthaler

When I started thinking about what I wanted my inauguration as president of Colorado College to look like, I knew a community service component was an important element.

Top 10 Hipster Colleges

Unigo | Posted 11.27.2012 | College

Look no further -- you've found the definitive list for colleges with the most hipster culture in America!

The Most 4/20 Friendly Schools

Posted 04.20.2012 | College

There may be a fight between the University of Colorado at Boulder's leaders and the students planning to celebrate 4/20 with a "smokeout" on campus, ...

Secretary Salazar Tells Us About Fracking

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.03.2012 | Denver

Colorado College's 2012 State of the Rockies conference featured Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Director of the USGS Dr. Marcia McNutt, bot...

The End of a River? A Source-to-Sea Journey Down the Colorado River

Zachary Podmore | Posted 04.29.2012 | Green
Zachary Podmore

From ranches in Wyoming, to supermarkets in New York, to showers in Los Angeles, the Colorado River enriches the lives of millions of people -- but at the expense of the living river.

PHOTOS: Colorado College Researchers Go 'Source To Sea'

Posted 01.31.2012 | Denver

After 110 days of paddling and hiking, two recent Colorado College graduates have completed a "source to sea" journey of the entire Colorado River. T...

Source To Sea: Researchers Traverse Entire Colo. River

Posted 01.08.2012 | Denver

In what must be one of the most sought-after field research projects in the West, Will Stauffer-Norris and Zak Podmore, two Colorado College alumni, a...

Watch Your Mouth, Dude

Jen Sincero | Posted 10.22.2011 | Home
Jen Sincero

I grew up in suburban New York, and my family wasn't much on traveling, so when I arrived at my alma matter, The Colorado College, I'd never been out ...

Faces of Telluride, Part 1: Abigail Washburn, Friendly Face

Michael Bialas | Posted 08.13.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

If Abigail Washburn didn't already have a job as an earnest clawhammer banjo player who takes adventurous side trips away from the bluegrass realm that has served her so well, the singer-songwriter could run for mayor of Telluride. And win.

Study Shows Westerners' Complex Opinions On Climate Change

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A bipartisan survey of voters in the Rocky Mountain West shows support for laws that limit carbon emissions, protect local resources, and foster renew...

The 12 Worst Colleges For Free Speech

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Greg Lukianoff

U.S. News can tell you which colleges and universities are ranked the "best," but what about your right to express yourself on campus?

Outing Campus Censors in U.S. News & World Report

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Greg Lukianoff

In this age of campus obsession with sensitivity above all else, some may think that criticizing a university professor could rightfully land a student in hot water. But colleges and universities must not insulate themselves from serious controversy.

Where Does Your Colorado Alma Mater Rank In Forbes's Top Colleges List?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Forbes released their 2010 rankings of "America's Best Colleges" Thursday, with 11 of Colorado's schools making the list. The magazine ranked insti...

Princeton Review's Best Colleges: See How Colorado's Schools Stacked Up

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Princeton Review released its annual college rankings Monday, listing the top 373 schools based on a number of different academic, financial and q...

PHOTOS: Which Colleges In Colorado Provide The Best Return On Investment?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A recent study by salary tracking firm has calculated the average return on investment for colleges in the U.S. So how do Colorado's c...

Rejection's Bright Side

Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Leah Finnegan

I started thinking about where I wanted to go to college before I graduated middle school. I kept a Fiske Guide next to my bed, dog-eared into near ob...