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Thursday, June 25,2015

The musical sandbox

Matt Butler brings talented and diverse musicians together with Everyone Orchestra

By Matthew DuBois
Matt Butler is the conductor and focal point of an ever-rotating series of musicians that creates the Everyone Orchestra. The band itself is an improvised jam band created specifically for each show, with different combinations of musicians playing every performance.
Thursday, June 25,2015

Mother is the first other

Colorado native Sarah Adina Smith to present her debut feature in Boulder

By Michael J. Casey
Rashaan Salaam and Kordell Stewart!” Sarah Adina Smith cheers with delight, recalling her high school years as a University of Colorado Boulder Buffs fan. “I was born and raised in Fort Collins, but my Mom went to CU,” Smith tells Boulder Weekly. “We were, like, totally going against our town, but we were really into it.”
Thursday, June 25,2015

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Thursday, June 25,2015

From globetrotting to Boulder Startup Week, Andrew Hyde loves an unusual adventure

By Mary Reed
Andrew Hyde sold almost all of his belongings in 2010 and set out to travel the world with just 15 items. (As long as you’re not persnickety about whether the iPhone and its charger are two different items, he really did it with 15 or so items.)
Thursday, June 25,2015

A picture worth a couple thousand dollars

How drones are changing the image of modern farming

By Emma Murray
Precision agriculture was originally enabled by GPS, allowing farmers to program GPS points into automatic seeders and sprayers so they could micromanage crops — but only after physically surveying the crops, which could take days or even weeks. Using drones, this work can be cut to a matter of hours.
Thursday, June 25,2015

The emigration of love, final part

By Rico Moore
From behind the ridge, the sun ignites a cloud in its morph above the cliffs. In one instant, it takes the shape of a familiar face which morphs into another and yet another until a wind wisps, and just as quickly as they appeared, appears a cloud.
Thursday, June 25,2015

The beginning of the end for zero tolerance in schools

Updated Colorado statute allows medical marijuana on school property

By Gavin Dahl
Driven by his frustration with New Jersey’s restrictive medical marijuana program, Ricardo Rivera crowd-funded a research trip to Colorado. He wanted more information about extracting cannabis oil for his daughter and a new law that means sick kids can be treated with medical marijuana on school property.
Thursday, June 25,2015

LETTERS

The upcoming EPA Clean Power Plan can help us achieve a healthier relationship with the environment by reducing the contribution of our electricity system to global warming. Such a plan falls in line with the Pope’s moral desire to protect the planet we all share and the people we share it with.
Thursday, June 25,2015

We want to protect and keep the middle class in Boulder

By Livable Boulder
As Livable Boulder moves forward in getting 4,500 signatures to put its two initiatives on the ballot, we would like to point out to the community that one of our main goals is to protect and keep the middle class in Boulder. The two initiatives are called “Development Pays its Way” and “Neighborhoods’ Right to Vote.
Thursday, June 25,2015

Shakespeare, like youth, is wasted on the young. Or is it?

By Paul Danish
“I am not supposed to dislike Shakespeare. But I do. And not only do I dislike Shakespeare because of my own personal disinterest in reading stories written in an early form of the English Language that I cannot always easily navigate, but also...
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