Today, Herschel Supply Company sent me an email inviting me to reflect on the past year. Though I imagine they wanted me to reflect on their lookbooks of wistful models strolling moody beaches and buy another satchel, it instead reminded me that I wanted to post something here on the blog.
Earlier this summer, I presented findings from a study about college students and exercise. In addition to having a fine excuse to visit Puerto Rico, it gave me a chance to talk about an issue that’s become important to me now I’m back in the college environment. The issue: college seems to destroy people’s health.
When I was studying Russian at a university in Siberia, I’d heard of a book about the late Nobel prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman called “Tuva or Bust.”