Vanderbilt? The Appeal of a Southern School

Vanderbilt? The Appeal of a Southern School

  As we sat on the tarmac at the Twin Cities airport watching a spring storm bringing another six to 12 inches of snow to a city already mightily sick of winter, I thought, hmm, Vanderbilt. Should have given that school more thought! Colorado. We come back with...
Single Stream vs. Open Carry

Single Stream vs. Open Carry

I’ve learned two new phrases during our visit to Colorado College: single stream and open carry. At the cafeteria at Colorado College, I asked a student where to put my glass bottle, because I’m used to a separate recycling bin for bottles....
Instagram vs. Camera+

Instagram vs. Camera+

Colorado College has by far the most dramatic surroundings of any of the many colleges we’ve visited. So this visit becomes one of dueling apps. My daughter likes Instagram. But I am somewhat more into photographic effects, which is why I dig Camera+....
College Fam Redux: Colorado

College Fam Redux: Colorado

Colleges are generally worlds unto themselves, but you still want to see what’s around them. And, as we took a look at what’s at Colorado College’s doorstep, here’s a bit of what my daughter saw. And then, there was this irresistable shot:...
College Fam Redux

College Fam Redux

I was being unrealistic last September when I wrote “winding up.” Because I should have known that we’d be heading back to at least a couple of campuses in April in those weeks just before the May 1 decision deadline. Which is why I now find myself...