The aroma of pizza and sounds of laughter filled the foyer in Sierra Nevada College’s Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences. Students, faculty and community members gathered together at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19, in TCES 139 to learn about the housing market and Electoral College for the first event held by the CrazEconomics Club.
It was like a scene from an elementary school playground. Students dodging, throwing and running from balls in a classic game of dodgeball. Except these were Sierra Nevada College students and the stakes were much higher than the average bragging rights.
The Sierra Nevada College Ski and Snowboard teams are a prestigious bunch of snow sliders, leaving no collegiate title left behind. In its third season of competition, the Freestyle Ski team has shown itself as a major force in the United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association (USCSA). Last year, the women’s Freestyle Ski team won titles in halfpipe, slopestyle, and the overall combined title. But in a discipline with “free” in it’s name, a discipline that can trace it’s roots back to “HotDogging” in the ‘70s and ‘80s, how does the Freestyle Team balance fun with collegiate domination?
As a young adult, saying farewell to your parents and lifelong friends can be an emotional and thrilling moment.