Historical image of Varsity Bridge

The Story of CU’s Varsity Bridge

Nov. 5, 2021

Now a romantic set of sandstone arches over the lake, Varsity Bridge has gone through several transformations over the course of CU’s history.

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Campus Photo of the Week

June 26, 2017

It's June on campus, which means wildlife abound. These resident turtles in Varsity Pond, however, can be seen most of the year on the west side of campus. Photo by Glenn Asakawa

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Before Varsity Lake

Dec. 1, 2010

Imagine the campus without Varsity Lake — just a deep, muddy ravine channeling snowmelt down the hill.