Centennial Institute

Reloading, not retiring: What I told ‘Veritas’

By |October 7th, 2015|

Could I do it? Sum up twenty-five hundred days of the best job I ever had, in a few hundred words on the screen?  Stephanie Tatham, a junior communications major, varsity softball player, and reporter for CCU’s student newspaper, Veritas, learning of my upcoming departure from the Centennial Institute director’s chair, posed several questions […]

The brief for Ben

By |July 26th, 2015|

(By Charles Patricoff, ’76 Contributor) Of all the GOP candidates who spoke at Western Conservative Summit 2015, including Carly Fiorina about whom I posted admiringly last week, for my money it’s pediatric neurosurgeon Benjamin Solomon […]

Fall events take up education, energy, politics, jihad

By |July 24th, 2015|

With confetti still in the air from a record-setting Western Conservative Summit 2015, Colorado Christian University’s think tank, Centennial Institute, rolls out the fall 2015 event calendar with forums […]

New GOP Blood Gathers At #WCS15

By |June 26th, 2015|

The Western Conservative Summit kicked off Friday morning at the Brown Palace with a small panel of speakers. WCS15 is hosted by the Colorado Christian University’s public policy think tank, the Centennial Institute, and led […]

Summit Surprises: Did You Know?

By |June 10th, 2015|

(By Centennial Institute Staff) Yes, Western Conservative Summit 2015 is very much about the invisible primary for president next year.  Seven GOP contenders are coming, others may come, and we even invited five Dems (not holding our breath).  But there’s a lot more to WCS15 that you maybe didn’t know about.

The facts: Who may advertise at Western Conservative Summit 2015?

By |April 15th, 2015|

(’76 Editor) Colorado Log Cabin Republicans, a prominent voice for gay marriage as the law of the land, have alleged in a press release that they were “disinvited” from exhibiting at Western Conservative Summit 2015 […]

Head for WCS15 with Walker, Carson, Hewitt, Horowitz & more

By |March 28th, 2015|

(’76 Editor) We are having, if I may turn a phrase you’ve never ever heard before, an absolute ball getting ready for Western Conservative Summit 2015 on June 26-28 at the Colorado Convention Center. […]

I left you a voicemail for Presidents' Day

By |February 11th, 2015|

Reagan’s birthday last week, Lincoln’s birthday this week, Washington’s birthday next week. In their honor, Western Conservative Summit tickets are at special prices through Saturday, Feb. 14. […]

Policy brief: How marijuana endangers Colorado kids

By |August 29th, 2014|

Colorado’s legalization of optional (miscalled “recreational”) marijuana is a dangerous experiment at young people’s expense, requiring damage control measures by state and local government as soon as possible. That’s the conclusion […]

Liberty rang out at Young Conservatives Leadership Conference

By |August 18th, 2014|

When Centennial Institute invited young conservatives to a leadership conference at CCU last month, chaired by radio host Hugh Hewitt, 123 came from 17 states. […]