Somewhere around 60 years ago, Bill Bollendonk packed up from New York and came to Colorado to study here at CU. His first night at the university was spent sleeping on a pool table; his room wasn’t ready yet. Needless to say, things were very different when my grandfather attended this university! Not all things […]
About EB Bollendonk
Hi y'all! I'm not a southerner but am an avid user of "y'all!" I'm originally from Littleton, CO and I am studying Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. Running, baking, photography, and giving campus tours are some ways I fill my time outside of academics. A fun fact about me? I love public speaking!
A first impression is said to be the most important. CU is notorious for giving a great first impression based solely on campus appearance: there’s no denying that our campus nestled right at the base of the Flatirons is absolutely beautiful. I wanted to see how the Honors Program and the rest of CU did […]
The Honors Scholar Program Has Made Me Proud to Be an Honors Student A Guest Post by Senior Kyla Jung I remember the day I reluctantly decided not to do an Honors thesis as if it was just yesterday. Feelings of regret and disappointment came charging in like Ralphie at a CU football game. It […]
The weekend of April 8-10, 8 students and 1 faculty traveled to Riverside, California to represent CU’s Honors Program at the Western Regional Honors Conference. This conference is designed for students and faculty representing Western states’ college Honors Programs to come together to share ideas and learn from each other. This year’s theme was “Diversifying […]
It’s that time of the semester where saying you feel burnt out doesn’t even begin to describe the lack of motivation to study for the next chemistry exam or complete your longer-than-desired lit paper. Sometimes all it takes is a bit of excitement to get you back on track! I’ve always been an avid reader, […]
“Welcome! Tributes, we welcome you. We salute your courage and your sacrifice, and we wish you Happy Hunger Games! And may the odds be ever in your favor.” Finals week can feel a lot like The Hunger Games some days. We all “train” together, enter the “arena” (more like a huge lecture hall) together, and […]
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