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Now, Tell Me About Yourself

March 2, 2016

So, you did it. You aced your résumé skills and phone interview for the job of your dreams. Now comes the real test, the last obstacle, the one thing keeping you from success and having to move back into your parent’s basement…the in-person interview. Dun dun dun. I myself used...

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To Honors or Not to Honors

March 1, 2016

Over the past couple of months, I decided to add academic honors to my degree. This was a rare decision because I decided to do this about 3 months before I am graduating. In the economics department, honors entails writing an honors thesis and defending it in front of a...

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Edward Snowden at CU-Boulder

Feb. 29, 2016

On February 16th, the CU-Boulder student body and Boulder community residents gathered in Macky Auditorium to see the well-known Edward Snowden take the stage—over Google Hangouts. Moderated by Ron Suskind, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, best-selling author, and previous senior national affairs reporter for the Wall Street Journal. How did CU-Boulder...

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What it Means to be a Buff

Feb. 26, 2016

For those of you reading who have been to both Philadelphia as well as Boulder, you might have picked up that there are some minor differences between the two cities… and by minor differences, I mean basically everything. It’s quite the change, growing up in the East Coast, getting used...

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The (Almost) Graduate

Feb. 24, 2016

So, the finish line is in sight. It feels like just yesterday I was packing up my bags to move to Boulder and now I am starting my final year at CU-Boulder. The whole situation is pretty surreal if I’m being honest. On one hand, I’m almost finished with my...

Cassandra and her family having fun in the snow

Winter Weekends are Wonderful!

Feb. 23, 2016

Winter in Colorado is great for so many reasons. I don’t even ski or snowboard, but still have a ton of fun during winter. Here are some things that I get to do here during winter weekends that I can’t do during other times of the year. Snowshoeing : If...

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Should I Study Abroad?

Feb. 22, 2016

Though some people can’t (or think they can’t) study abroad, the truth is that most majors at CU-Boulder (including engineering) can study abroad, with hard work and careful planning. And the extra classes you take during the year (or summer) and diligent planning is worth it, if you ask me...

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Up, Up and Away! Top 3 Tips for DIA Travel

Feb. 19, 2016

If you’ve travelled basically anywhere in the country, then you’ve probably been to DIA. It’s one of the country’s largest hubs, and almost unavoidable when you are flying somewhere. For those traveling for spring break, or needing to get away from Colorado (though, I couldn’t imagine why), the idea of...

Swing Dance Club at CU-Boulder

Jump, Jive and Wail Every Week at CU-Boulder

Feb. 2, 2016

Collegiates—ever wondered what it would be like to try swing dance? Did you know there is a Swing Dance club at CU that gives free swing lessons and a social dance every week in the Glenn Miller Ballroom? Formerly meeting on Wednesdays, this year the Swing Dance Club will hold...

Harper at a ski resort

Colorado Ski Resorts to Check Off Your Bucket List

Jan. 29, 2016

If the Flatirons built-in to the backdrop of CU Boulder weren’t telling enough, one of the biggest and best assets of going to school in Colorado are the big, beautiful mountains, especially during skiing/snowboarding season (starting late November-mid December and going until March and sometimes beyond). Take it from a...