How do you know when you’ve become a geezer? In common with many of my contemporaries, I did my best to avoid that melancholy fate. You’re only as old as you feel, right? Stay thin, fit and healthy, and you’re fine, right? Don’t let your hair fall out, work out every day and go out every night!

Recently installed signs surrounding Colorado College proclaim, “No parking except permit holders.” It’s part of a plan designed by the college, city and residents to prevent students, faculty and staff from invading surrounding neighborhoods and blocking driveways.

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed various aspects of how many Coloradans earn a living, ushering in an era of remote working and virtual team meetings. While encouraging a healthier workforce has long been a priority for employers, the pandemic has sparked a renewed focus for many organizations. 

Genevieve Gustavson was among those who fled their homes in Mountain Shadows as the Waldo Canyon fire bore down in 2012, claiming 347 homes and two lives. So she’s not eager to see more residents flood into her neighborhood, considering some 26,000 people barely made it out alive nine years ago.

Ours is a time of cascading crises; so many, so numbing and so endless that after a while we just stop paying attention. With that in mind, let’s concentrate on something that’s lighthearted, fun, uplifting and begins with a party!

In a recently published Op-Ed [“Opinion: Canceling, destroying controversial art not OK,” Aug. 27, 2021] in the Colorado Springs Business Journal, the FAC was accused of canceling and destroying art purely due to its content. The Fine Arts Center at Colorado College always welcomes conversat…

Jordan McHenry, a Colorado native, has returned to Colorado Springs to open a studio for the newly-renamed Dance Alliance of the Pikes Peak Region, after a storied career working with Cirque du Soleil and the Martha Graham Dance Company. 

The YouTube channel for TEDx Talks includes a 16-minute discourse by Dr. Erik Huffman on cybersecurity called “Human Hacking: The Psychology Behind Cybersecurity.” For some, cybersecurity may sound dry or daunting, but Huffman’s talk — posted to YouTube in October 2019 — is more of a storyte…

David Prosper and his wife, Audrey Mabrey Prosper, came to Colorado Springs two years ago from Bradenton, Florida, when she felt a spiritual calling to the city. Prosper said his interest in education always felt akin to pastoring, but not being an ordained minister, he visualized a school a…

Nick Adkins and Weilani Bowers built a small but robust business, Manitou French Pastries, at the west end of Manitou Avenue in Manitou Springs. Adkins opened the business in 2018, and Bowers, who worked with him, took it over in March 2020.

Launched just six years ago, the Catalyst Campus for Technology and Innovation is bursting at the seams, triggering an ambitious expansion plan that will cost $68 million for infrastructure and overhaul a part of eastern Downtown.

Culture eats strategy for breakfast, says the oft-repeated, now truism, coined by Peter Drucker in 2006. Is this good or bad? Good if your culture is supporting your strategy, bad if your culture is defeating your strategy. As we begin our exit from months of isolation due to COVID-19, it’s …

The 36th Space Symposium will make its post-COVID return to Colorado Springs next week. The annual event, hosted by the Space Foundation and usually held in April at The Broadmoor hotel, features the crème de la crème of the international space community — military, industry and academic pro…

Hurricane Katrina hit two months after Alana Lipscomb graduated high school, right as she was getting ready to start college in Mississippi. It changed her perspective on everything.