Why Women’s Wednesday?

“It’s Women’s Wednesday — climbing for female-identifying people only.” “But there’s only two people in the gym: can’t I climb?” “No.” “What if I just use the training room?” “No, that’s part of the gym.” […]

Gratitude for Grounds

Now that Block 1 is in full swing, it is easy to forget that, despite all the hustle and bustle, just weeks ago campus was quiet and relatively empty. It’s also easy to overlook the […]

Staying in Shape in Santiago: Social and Satisfying

Colorado Springs offers incredible outdoor spaces for trail running, hiking, rock climbing, and mountain biking, all just minutes from campus. As such, it is well suited for our highly active campus community. Accustomed to such […]

Finding a Sense of Place on Block Break

This past Block Break, I visited San Pedro de Atacama as part Colorado College’s Latin America program in Santiago, Chile.  At CC, many students, myself included, view the break as a chance to do something […]

Outdoor Running Culture: Exploring New Paths

I consider myself a runner, but I haven’t always viewed myself this way. Prior to coming to Colorado College, I ran occasionally but unhappily; I’d push myself too hard through three miles, feel horrible afterwards, […]