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Six community meetings will address a series of recommendations including, redrawing school boundaries and repurposing buildings.Continue Reading →
On November 7, 2012 By Noel Black
It’s not every day that a local professor gets named to the research advisory board of a foundation created by, arguably, the biggest pop star in the world. Such is life for CJ Pascoe, assistant professor of sociology at Colorado College.
Congratulations to Ms. Pascoe for the great honor! Above you can watch […]Continue Reading →
On August 29, 2012 By Craig Richardson
Colorado College Sociology Professor C.J. Pascoe discusses the roots of bullying and its relationship with the enforcement of masculine stereotypes in young men and boys.Continue Reading →
On August 9, 2012 By Craig Richardson
Marion Hourdequin, associate professor of Philosophy at Colorado College discusses the ethical problems inherent in developing a scheme of geoengineering to ameliorate the effects of climate change.Continue Reading →
Colorado College Economics Professor Daniel Johnson unveils the economic model he devised to predict the number of Olympic Medals participating countries can expect to win. Johnson’s model has demonstrated astonishingly high accuracy rates since its inception in 1998. Learn how it all began and how it works by watching the micro lecture, below.
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On June 7, 2012 By Craig Richardson
Alex Ilyasova, English professor at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs examines the gender dynamics of power and masculinity via the framework of the Dykes on Bikes trademark case.
If you’re interested in any and all things motorcycle – Ilyasova is hosting the 2nd Annual International Journal of Motorcycle Studies Conference […]Continue Reading →
In anticipation of a series of talks being presented this week by the eminent Tibetan Buddhist Lama, Khen Rinpoche Lobzang Tsetan and Colorado College Religion Professor and co-founder of the Bodhi Mind Center, David Gardiner, we invited the two of them to talk about the Tibetan Buddhist tradition.
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Colorado College associate professor of comparative literature and German, William Davis, presents a microLecture on how philosophy and literature interact with and are amplified by one another. Davis uses as an example the Romantic era philosophers and poets endeavoring to make sense of the transitory nature of life.Continue Reading →
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You are not a Gadget: The Undiscovered Continents of Human Potential
Jaron Lanier, the man who pioneered the concept of virtual reality, presented this lecture last week on the CC campus exploring the possibilities, pitfalls, and potential of New Media.
Governor John Hickenlooper is launching a new program that he says will help make the state a center of innovation. The goal is to create jobs by linking academic research to business applications. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.
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On November 29, 2011 By Craig Richardson
Do you find yourself getting increasingly bored of the internet? Why not experience the information superhighway through the new lens of this do-it-yourself internet kaleidoscope, made from your company’s suggestion box? We think you’ll end up a better person for the experience.
If you’re serious about constructing one of these things for yourself, […]Continue Reading →
This month we’re doing things a little differently. KRCC belongs to a network of stations called Rocky Mountain Community Radio, so this month, we’re going to sample some work from a few of these stations, including our own.
You can listen to the whole show here.
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Occupy Wall Street is a protest movement that’s caught on around the country and around the world, including here in Colorado. According to Occupy-Together-dot-com, there are gatherings not only in Denver, but also Pueblo, Canon City, and Colorado Springs. Recently, KRCC’s Kate Jonuska checked in with the Occupy Colorado Springs group several times over […]Continue Reading →
Few can cast a cynical eye upon history and society quite like the Brits. From the Angry Young Men to Monty Python, the Clash to New Order—fatalism and futility were never so well-appointed. Perhaps it’s the gloomy pragmatism of the post-Imperial British imagination, which documentary filmmaker Adam Curtis taps into with a […]Continue Reading →
Artist and Colorado College graduate Margaret Kilgallen died tragically at age 33 in 2001, just as her career was taking off and only three weeks after the birth of of her daughter Asha with artist Barry McGee, aka Twist.
Kilgallen got her BFA in 1989 at CC where she studied letterpress with […]Continue Reading →
As part of Historic Preservation Month and in conjunction with the local Historic Preservation Alliance, The Big Something will feature one post per week during the month of May about local history through the eyes of some of the members and friends of the Alliance. This week we speak with John Haney, […]Continue Reading →
In a place like Southern Colorado where public transportation is limited at best, towns are spread far apart, and an abundance of cheap land means sprawl is inevitable, most people own cars and drive long distances between home and work, or make frequent short trips to run errands to strip malls and grocery […]Continue Reading →
On March 22, 2011 By Craig Richardson
Heidi Lewis, Riley Scholar-in-Residence in the Feminist and Gender Studies department at the Colorado College explores the way African-American homosexual males have been depicted on television from the 80’s to the present day.
NOTE: The above video contains adult subject subject matter and themes, viewer discretion is advised.Continue Reading →
On February 8, 2011 By Noel Black
(This slide show contains images from the time of the opening on the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center and images of art and articles from The Fine Art Center School’s heyday in the 1930s and 40s under Boardman Robinson. Thanks to Blake Wilson for the Life magazines and all those noted in the […]Continue Reading →
For as impersonal as Facebook and the monotemplate it creates for all your contacts can seem, artist Sarah Milteer found the social networking site to be a goldmine of photographs for her intimate portraits of her friends in the arts community. In this slide show she talks about the project and why she’s drawn […]Continue Reading →
Bettina Swigger Exit Interview
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It’s always hard to keep ’em down on the farm, and, sadly, the Pikes Peak Region will lose another great friend to the arts this week as Bettina Swigger, the first Executive Director of the Cultural Office of the Pikes […]Continue Reading →
Last week, we learned of the recent passing of Fred Schumm, whom we had the great good fortune of interviewing earlier this year, at his home in Cherry Hills, NJ . Schumm, a Springs native, conceived of and built marvelously artful and one-of-a-kind playground sculptures for the parks in Colorado Springs.
Following World War […]Continue Reading →
On December 15, 2010 By Noel Black
Wendy Red Star & Harrell Fletcher Interview
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Today is the last day of the “Exchange Economies” exhibit at the Colorado College I.D.E.A. Space, and we highly recommend you swing by to have a look between 12:30 and 7 p.m. today, particularly to see the […]Continue Reading →