Last Wednesday, the Plex was filled with neon-clad exercisers, as BCRec commemorated the founding of the National Intramural Recreation Sports Association with an ’80s-themed day.
“Or maybe it was because I had never been initiated into the increasingly obvious boy’s club, the club that encourages deadlifts and pull-ups and cold, metallic weights. I had been initiated into a different club, one with calorie counting and cardio. The boundary between these two clubs seemed impenetrable.”
When plans for BC’s new athletic facility did not include a 3-meter diving board, swim and dive coach Tom Groden grew concerned about what it meant for the future of his program.
“By continuing to be vague about plans for a pool, BC is threatening the viability of swimming as a sport at BC.”
Witness the wrath of the thumbs.
Feeling the winter blues? Head over to the Plex to see all the seasonal activities BC Rec can offer you.
With the start of a new semester comes a bevy of options. The entire world is our oyster here at Boston College. Get straight A’s? Read Ulysses? Join a new club? Make a new friend? Prove to the world that your existence matters? It all seems possible in this first week.
After graduating from Colby College, David Stanton launched an app that tells students how to avoid a busy gym.
More Chocolate Bar and Plex loving here, and less snow–well, we thought less snow.
A collection on insights on surviving harsh winter in Chestnut Hill, and how to best navigate winter spaces like Fuel, the Chocolate Bar, and the Plex.