The Young and the Shameless
Written by Bwog Staff
It’s time for The Blue and White’s October issue! This month, the staff of the magazine takes its first foray into the world of Columbia Athletics with our Fall Sports section. Throughout the next few days, we’ll be rolling out selected stories from the section so you can get a head start. First up: PE Dispatches, direct from the front lines.
By Paul Barndt
And you thought you were done. To the many Columbians who missed the fine print about the two-semester PE requirement: we sympathize, and we’re here to help. We bring you dispatches from the front, the class students have survived, and, yes, enjoyed. For those of you who have completed the required stint, keep in mind that you receive credit for up to four PE class—don your mesh shorts and wristbands, and get back out there.
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Spencer’s initial announcement that the focus of the first few classes would be feet-first diving made this young man’s unathletic knees shake with glee, but if you want to be good, you have to be willing to do flips off the high dive at the end of the semester. The less ambitious can always hide out in the hot tub by the side of the pool. Diving is an explosive sport, and a big part of staying safe and healthy is keeping those muscles warm.