Chautauqua sunrise

5 Boulder area hikes to try this summer

June 19, 2018

Summertime in Boulder is beautiful, perfect for hiking. If you are looking for a quick trip to nature, or a stress reliever, check out these five hiking spots in and around Boulder County.

Buff Pool

Check out summer memberships, free Fridays at The Rec

June 7, 2018

The summer term is here, which means sunshine, thunderstorms and, of course, a new schedule of things to do at The Rec. Keep reading to find out about freebies and membership options.

Rec Center

5 ways to stay active during Maymester

May 22, 2018

Welcome to Maymester, Buffs! For some students this time of year means taking classes, and for others it means the start of summer. But no matter what you’re up to this Maymester, you’re invited to stay active with The Rec.

Librarian Alex Watkins

Sink into summer reading with these book recommendations

May 10, 2018

Summer is all about relaxation, adventure and reading for pleasure, simply for the joy of it! Here are recommendations from some of the library's subject specialists, and a title from one of CU Boulder's own.

Group of friends at top of mountain

Healthy Buffs: Let the good vibes roll

May 9, 2018

Treating yourself and others is scientifically proven to boost happiness, health and well-being. Whatever else you may have going on this week, try to find a little time to spread those good vibes.

Graduates sit in rows at commencement ceremony

Graduation: Now what?

May 3, 2018

Graduating can feel both exciting and disorienting. Whether your plans involve navigating new work or graduate school environments or taking time to figure out the next step, get insight into starting this next part of the journey.

Whole grain toast with avocado, boiled eggs and sunflower seeds

Healthy Buffs: Fueling for finals

May 2, 2018

Whether you've got papers, presentations or exams coming up, it's especially important to fuel up with the right food to better retain information, maintain energy levels, concentrate and manage stress.

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Healthy Buffs: 5 tips for stressing less this week

April 25, 2018

It's important to find healthy ways to manage stress, especially during finals. Here's a quick guide on getting things under control this week.

cigarette butts

Healthy Buffs: Thinking of quitting tobacco?

April 18, 2018

The end of the spring semester can be a time of change. Whether it's finding a job, planning a trip or making a plan to quit tobacco, having support can go a long way toward reaching your goals.

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Healthy Buffs: Let's talk about marijuana

April 11, 2018

Marijuana and its active components, THC and CBD, exist in many forms and strengths and can affect people differently. If you choose to use, consider these questions.