Friday - February 15, 2019

Posts Tagged With ‘ Personal ’


An Ugly Truth About CU Boulder

February 13th, 2019

By writing this, I may appear lazy. It may seem as though I am just wholeheartedly looking for a reason to criticize CU Boulder, but that is not the reality. Being accepted into CU Boulder was a tremendous honor and one that I did not expect at the time. However, these past two weeks have revealed an unfortunate and ugly truth about CU Boulder. Winter weather in Colorado is notorious for being cold and harsh. As someone who has only lived in Boulder for a couple of years, I may not be the person to comment on the state of the winter. However, these past few years have conditioned me to become accustomed... Read More

A Missouri Girl in a Colorado Snowstorm

February 6th, 2019

I feel that I should preface this by saying that once, while in high school, our superintendent canceled school for approximately a month because of some light ice and a few flurries of snow. When I say a month, I mean a month. We were off for so long that we had maxed-out our makeup days for the summer; this is a sharp contrast from the ice storm which left my entire town without power for approximately two weeks. That 2007 ice storm was so severe that a significant portion of our trees’ branches snapped from the weight of the ice after they were frozen over. It was a devastating experience... Read More