When fourth-year College student Ammara Ansari discovered her interest in Pakistani women’s health and civic engagement was not present in most organizations on Grounds, she sought to change this by starting her own CIO: Pakistani-Afghan Women in Need (PAWIN). “Personally, starting up the organization was a way to think about what it meant to give to a community [and] culture that I can relate to,” Ansari said.
Alpha Phi Alpha was the first black fraternity this spring to celebrate its new members in a neophyte presentation last week.
Recyclemania is a nationwide campaign organized by Keep America Beautiful — a non-profit organization working to ensure that communities are environmentally and economically sustainable. To raise awareness about the campaign, University Sustainability organized a “Game Day Challenge” on Saturday at the men’s basketball game against Virginia Tech.
In her short time here at the University, first-year College student Attiya Latif has immersed herself in clubs and organizations related to promotion of diversity, tolerance and acceptance of students of various backgrounds.
Second-year College students Juliet Patarek and Talia Greenberg organized a tailgate on the Lawn last Saturday to celebrate the launch of the University chapter of Spoon University. “Students have to realize that food is very important,” Patarek said.
More than 100 people gathered with bikes outside Observatory Hill Dining Hall Friday to participate in the University’s first Critical Mass Ride. The event was organized by fourth-year College students Dyanna Jaye and Alex Wolz in collaboration with the Climate Action Society.
Three weeks after arriving at the University of Colorado at Boulder in September of 2004, Lynn Gordon Bailey Jr.