CU Buff pool

How to Get the Most out of the CU-Boulder Rec Center

April 26, 2016

If you aren’t spending any time at the CU Rec Center, you are missing out! We all have seen the beautiful view the rec center offers, at least once on a campus tour. But how often do you actually utilize the gym? In addition to the beautiful view and the... Read more »
Homecoming parade

Texas vs. Boulder

April 25, 2016

When I first moved to Colorado from Arlington, Texas, I stared at the mountains and foothills and finally understood all the adventure novels I grew up reading. Mountains are so incredibly cool, and so gorgeous. I went to high school in Breckenridge, Colorado, the ski town, but as awesome as... Read more »
Cassandra and friends

Creating Your Legacy

April 25, 2016

Going to a big university may seem like a place where you have less of an impact, but I’ve learned that it can be the opposite depending on how you handle it. At larger universities, you have more opportunities, and bigger organizations to join. There are very few things you... Read more »

Switzerland vs. USA

April 22, 2016

High school for me was not as most people experience high school. I had no prom, no football games, no homecoming, basically anything associated with an American high school, I did not experience. My high school years were spent at an International School in Switzerland, as that is where my... Read more »
Student waiting for a train

Traveling as a Student

April 20, 2016

I have never been one to stay in one place for very long. One of the most beautiful things in life (in my humble opinion) is to explore new places. Being completely lost is an adventure, and I try to do so as often as possible. I absolutely love traveling,... Read more »
CU-Boulder graduation ceremony

Preparing for Life After Graduation

April 19, 2016

As graduation looms, I am getting more and more excited about the possibilities I have. Being the planner I am, though, I have a lot to do before I feel ready for the next step in my life. Here are a few of the things that are on my mind... Read more »
Dorm room with decorations

How to Make Your Dorm Room Home

April 18, 2016

Moving into a residence hall can be a big change for some college freshmen. The excitement of staying in a new location on a college campus with (usually) a roommate or two is contrasted by the nervousness for a change in the home environment you are so used to. While... Read more »
Painting at the Denver Art Museum

The Denver Art Museum

April 15, 2016

Nothing to do on a Saturday? Why not head down to Denver to go to the art museum? The Denver Art Museum is one of the largest museums in the West. It’s been around forever, and a really great place to go if you like that kind of thing. I... Read more »
Students on campus outside of Norlin library

Just Say Hello

April 13, 2016

Dear CU-Boulder Class of 2020, Scenario: It’s lunchtime. You’re sitting at a table by yourself enjoying your kale salad—when you look over and there’s a group of three laughing and telling jokes. You think they seem really cool, but are too shy to go talk. Hypothesis: Whether it’s to do... Read more »
Cassandra on campus

I Knew I Was #BoulderBound...

April 12, 2016

During my freshman year of college. Even though I love Colorado and I grew up here, I initially decided to go to college across the country. I really wasn’t expecting the culture shock of moving so far away. The east coast is a very different place for many reasons. The... Read more »