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College's decision not to renew Leechpit lease stirs protests

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs students Sara Sharples, right, Brandie Monroe, and Sarah Banse join UCCS teacher Eric Steen, left, as they rally outside the Leechpit Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, to show their support for the vintage clothing and music store on Nevada Avenue in Colorado Springs. Colorado College, which owns the property, wants to shorten the store's lease. Photo by CHRISTIAN MURDOCK, THE GAZETTE