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Spending spring break in the outdoors

Marian Sandoval Lemus, Campus Life Reporter April 7, 2022

The Outdoor Program (OP) led four different outdoor trips over the course of the first week of spring break, for the first time since 2019.  The trips primarily took place in Utah, featuring a...

Outdoor Program gears up for spring break adventures

Naia Willemsen, Campus Life Reporter March 10, 2022

After nearly two months of classes, as well as the stress of midterms, schoolwork and everything that comes with it, spring break has nearly arrived. While many students may take the time to relax or visit...

Photo courtesy of Silas Morgan.

Gap Years Offer Students More Stability Entering College

Serena Runyan September 11, 2014

As soon as he graduated high school in Portland, Silas Morgan began backpacking almost every trail in the Columbia River Gorge with a friend for three months. That was only the beginning of a year packed...

Secrets of Backcountry Cooking

Secrets of Backcountry Cooking

Luke Hampton December 9, 2013

"Boil 'em, mash 'em, stick 'em in a stew." One of the most quoted lines from the beloved "Lord of the Rings" trilogy is Samwise Gamgee raving about the many uses of potatoes. Sam and Frodo had...

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