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...


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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Makers Collective Logo

The Makers Collective Club at CU Boulder

April 11, 2016

Calling all creators, tinkers, designers, and makers—Have you heard of the Makers Collective Club at CU-Boulder? This after-school club is a great way to get your creative energy out, as well as get to know some of the coolest people from different parts of campus, with large ambitions for the...

Soccer field

The Manchester Derby

April 8, 2016

Whether it’s CU versus CSU, the Philadelphia Eagles versus the Dallas Cowboys, or Real Madrid versus Barcelona, the rivalries within the realm of sports help to ignite fire in a fan’s heart, and only deepen their love for their team and the game, even if they end up losing. However,...