Outdoor Insider Fall 2015 - Page 5

climbing, and it was designed to encourage continued engagement rather than a quick adrenaline rush. In 2009, a vocal contingent of students began formally expressing concerns with their limited recreational facilities in comparison to those at peer institutions, citing outdated spaces and overcrowding. With 87% of surveyed students reporting use of Campus Recreation facilities and services, it was clear that more space was needed across the board. The student-driven campaign initiated a referendum to self-impose a fee increase to fund the development of a 3-phase project. Im