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When it comes to outdoor recreation, Boise State couldn’t be in a much better location. Head out from campus in any direction, and a myriad of opportunities for fun await. In this issue of FOCUS, we take a closer look at Boise State’s big back yard and talk to students and faculty who enjoy playing close to home. (Cover photo by John Kelly. Photo below courtesy of the Boise State Outdoor Program.)

Record Group Number

UP 4.12

Publication Date

Spring 2004


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