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The Colorado College class of 2014 celebrates their graduation with champagne after finishing their last day of classes Wednesday, May 14, 2014.

Colorado College seniors celebrate their graduation with champagne at the flagpole on campus after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Colorado College seniors celebrate their graduation with champagne at the flagpole on campus after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Colorado College class of 2014 celebrates their graduation with champagne at the flagpole after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Colorado College class of 2014 celebrates their graduation with champagne at the flagpole after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Colorado College senior Ada Sochanska sits on the top flagpole base as she and her classmates celebrate their graduation with champagne after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Colorado College senior Ada Sochanska sits on the top flagpole base as she and her classmates celebrate their graduation with champagne after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Cameron Hess and her Colorado College classmates celebrate their graduation with champagne at the flagpole on campus after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Cameron Hess and her Colorado College classmates celebrate their graduation with champagne at the flagpole on campus after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Colorado College class of 2014 celebrates their graduation with champagne at the flagpole after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Colorado College class of 2014 celebrates their graduation with champagne at the flagpole after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Colorado College class of 2014 celebrates their graduation with champagne at the flagpole after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Colorado College class of 2014 celebrates their graduation with champagne at the flagpole after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Colorado College seniors throw their champagne bottles into the ground while celebrating their graduation with champagne at the flagpole on campus after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Colorado College seniors throw their champagne bottles into the ground while celebrating their graduation with champagne at the flagpole on campus after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Colorado College seniors celebrate their graduation with champagne at the flagpole on campus after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Colorado College seniors celebrate their graduation with champagne at the flagpole on campus after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Colorado College seniors celebrate their graduation with champagne at the flagpole on campus after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Colorado College seniors celebrate their graduation with champagne at the flagpole on campus after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Colorado College seniors celebrate their graduation with champagne at the flagpole on campus after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Colorado College seniors celebrate their graduation with champagne at the flagpole on campus after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Colorado College class of 2014 prepare to celebrate their graduation with champagne at the flagpole after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Colorado College class of 2014 prepare to celebrate their graduation with champagne at the flagpole after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Colorado College seniors prepare to celebrate their graduation with champagne at the flagpole on campus after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Colorado College seniors prepare to celebrate their graduation with champagne at the flagpole on campus after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Colorado College seniors celebrate their graduation with champagne at the flagpole on campus after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Colorado College seniors celebrate their graduation with champagne at the flagpole on campus after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Champagne bottles lie stuck in the grass after Colorado College seniors celebrated their graduation with champagne at the flagpole on campus after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Champagne bottles lie stuck in the grass after Colorado College seniors celebrated their graduation with champagne at the flagpole on campus after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Colorado College class of 2014 celebrates their graduation with champagne at the flagpole after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Colorado College class of 2014 celebrates their graduation with champagne at the flagpole after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Colorado College class of 2014 celebrates their graduation with champagne at the flagpole after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Colorado College class of 2014 celebrates their graduation with champagne at the flagpole after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Colorado College seniors celebrate their graduation with champagne at the flagpole on campus after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Colorado College seniors celebrate their graduation with champagne at the flagpole on campus after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Colorado College senior Ada Sochanska sits on the top flagpole base as she and her classmates celebrate their graduation with champagne after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Colorado College senior Ada Sochanska sits on the top flagpole base as she and her classmates celebrate their graduation with champagne after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Colorado College class of 2014 celebrates their graduation with champagne at the flagpole after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Colorado College class of 2014 celebrates their graduation with champagne at the flagpole after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Cameron Hess, right, and the other Colorado College seniors celebrate their graduation with champagne at the flagpole on campus after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Cameron Hess, right, and the other Colorado College seniors celebrate their graduation with champagne at the flagpole on campus after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Colorado College senior Ada Sochanska and her classmates celebrates with champagne after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Colorado College senior Ada Sochanska and her classmates celebrates with champagne after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Colorado College seniors throw their champagne bottles into the grass as they celebrate their graduation with champagne at the flagpole on campus after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Colorado College seniors throw their champagne bottles into the grass as they celebrate their graduation with champagne at the flagpole on campus after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Colorado College seniors celebrate their graduation with champagne at the flagpole on campus after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Colorado College seniors celebrate their graduation with champagne at the flagpole on campus after finishing their last class Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 is Monday, May 19, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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