Julie Andrews (CC class of 1971) attended Colorado College from 1967 to 1969, then spent her junior year with the Scandinavian Seminar. She returned to Colorado College in the fall of 1970 and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa her senior year. Graduating with a B.A. in philosophy, cum laude, she worked in a variety of capacities. At the time of the interview, she was a freelance journalist and contributor to the Colorado Springs Sun. She reflects on student life, social unrest, the Block Plan.
Albuquerque, New Mexico. A drunk gets into a home where a wake is being held and, seeing the few candles around the body, begins to sing "Las mananitas," a birthday song. Someone tells the drunk to quiet own, that he is in a wake. The drunk then says that now he understands why there were so few candles for such a large cake. Quality: Good
Bernalillo, New Mexico. Informant gives an account of the dance game "valse chiquiado," connected with the experiences of a hunter named Cruz Hurtado. Hurtado finds himself in the woods and, hiding behind a pine tree, gets to see a colony of bears dancing and participating in the "valse chiquiado." Explanation in story form of "valse chiquiado." Quality: Fair/Poor.