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Going for Gold with Jen Armburster

Going for Gold with Jen Armburster

As you may or may not know Campus Rec’s Inclusive Rec & Community Services Coordinator, Jen Armbruster is a multiple time Paralympian for Goalball on her way to the Rio Olympics in 2016! I asked her some questions so we can all learn more about her…

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Kate’s Recreation: Getting in the Swing of Things

Kate’s Recreation: Getting in the Swing of Things

By Kate Carney My first training felt great, and I was only still sore in 3 or 4 places, but the night before my next training I got anxious it again. I had dreams about needing to put my ankle brace back on for the…

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Cycling Club is off to nationals!

Cycling Club is off to nationals!

On April 13th, the Portland State Cycling Team won won the title of Northwest Collegiate Cycling Conference Division I champions for the second consecutive year! Not only did they win the conference as a team, they also swept the Men’s A podium with individually placing…

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Kate’s Recreation: Curing Sore Muscles With Sore muscles

Kate’s Recreation: Curing Sore Muscles With Sore muscles

By Kate Carney I found my self up until after 6 am the night before my first class, which luckily didn’t start until 4pm, totally unable to sleep and very, very anxious. I’d gotten my nails done and my eyebrows waxed, to essentially, go work…

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Muscle Beach; a city promoting healthy habits

Muscle Beach; a city promoting healthy habits

By Kate Carney   Over our winter break I was fortunate to be able to take a trip to California to go sailing with my family, and while I was there I stumbled upon an amazing phenomenon, Venice Beach. Home to Muscle Beach, a beachfront…

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Spotlight: Ed Klein

Spotlight: Ed Klein

By Ashley Campbell Ed Klein, 72, could not be happier. He lives a fulfilled retired life in Portland enjoying the performing arts around town, volunteering with the SMART reading program at Buckman Elementary, and staying fit with his all-time favorite personal trainer,Brenda, at the Rec…

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YOU CAN PLAY

YOU CAN PLAY

At Portland State Campus Rec, we believe that if you can play, you can play. Regardless of ethnicity, sexual orientation or preference, ability, age, or background, if you have the desire to play, you are welcomed and encouraged to play. Inspire. Empower. Educate. http://www.pdx.edu/recreation/ http://youcanplayproject.org/

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SAS #5 – The Big Float

SAS #5 – The Big Float

By Emily Skeen   Salutations adventurers! I hope you’re trying out lots of new things, and wearing sunscreen with the appropriate amount of SPF. We’re back this week with another fun idea for a great way to spend your weekend in Portlandia. This week, it’s…

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SAS #4 – Hikes

SAS #4 – Hikes

By Emily Skeen Welcome back adventurers! I hope you’re making lots of new memories and collecting stories to tell your grandchildren, all the while being safe and making good choices. This weekend’s adventures come from our friends at the Campus Rec Outdoor Program. They’ve searched…

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SAS #3: Bulo Point and the 4T Trail

SAS #3: Bulo Point and the 4T Trail

By Emily Skeen Welcome back adventurers! I hope your summers are all going well and that you are finding the balance between summer projects and summer relaxation. For this weekend’s adventure, we have a few options for you. First is the Outdoor Program Climbing trip…

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