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Friday, August 20,2010

Student Guide 2010: Pigskin preview: Hawk emphasizing the details

By Matt Sparkman and Matt Johnson
I think having a roster this year of a lot of guys that have played, a lot of guys that have competed, and having guys that can step up and play and know that you have to practice well every day, youve got to study film every day, youve got to be at your best every day, that leads to better Saturdays, Hawkins says.
Friday, August 20,2010

Student Guide 2010: Five cool gadgets for college students

By Quibian Salazar-Moreno
With the fall semester upon us, were sure most students have the necessary technological devices like an iPod, a smartphone and a laptop. But there are a number of other gadgets that could make any college students life that much easier. We compiled a list of five gadgets college kids ought to be looking for.
Friday, August 20,2010

Student Guide 2010: Some tips for keeping safe on campus

By Katherine Creel
While losing all your class notes or vacation pictures because someone jacked your laptop is bad enough, CU also sees its share of more serious crimes. In 2009, there were nine cases of forcible rape on or near campus and five aggravated assaults, according to the federally required Clery Report on campus crime statistics.
Friday, August 20,2010

Student Guide 2010: For studying, there's no place like Norlin

By Katelyn M. Feldhaus
Students seem to approach studying in different ways, even though they all have the same goal of making the grade and passing the class. Some students prefer to study in isolation, with no one to distract them.
Friday, August 20,2010

Student Guide 2010: You're in college, it's time to get politically active

By Jefferson Dodge
While proponents of the tax-killing measures say government has gotten too big and that people need to save all the money they can in this sluggish economy, opponents of Amendments 60 and 61 and Proposition 101 say the initiatives would effectively shut down state government, crippling crucial public services and infrastructure.
Friday, August 20,2010

Student Guide 2010: What's in a name?

By Jefferson Dodge
It was formerly known as the University of Colorado Student Union, a name that student leaders say was too confusing. According to Anthony DeLaRosa, CUSG chief of staff, some students thought it was a building, while others thought it was some kind of labor union.
Friday, August 20,2010

Student Guide 2010: Be careful what you sign

By David Accomazzo
So, youve paid your dues in the dorms and are ready to move away from the tyranny of RAs and floor monitors and into your first place. Theres a big, enticing world of rental properties out there, and Craigslist has literally hundreds of apartments posted each day for your perusal.
Friday, August 20,2010

Student Guide 2010: Meet CU's alcohol and drug policies

By Katherine Creel
Welcome to campus. For you freshmen in the audience, you now have more than 20,000 new neighbors, and youll be spending the next nine months (at least) in each others back pockets.
Friday, August 20,2010

Student Guide 2010: Boulder's scene: Local insight for new students

By Heather May Koski
But rest assured that you chose a great place to pursue a higher education: There are so many activities, events and social networks to choose from that you could do something different every day from your first day of class to the day you graduate, if you had the time.
Friday, August 20,2010

Student Guide 2010: Pay heed when doing the deed

By Katherine Creel
They also offer the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine at low or reduced costs to students. This vaccine protects women from the four most common strains of the infection, which, in some cases, can cause genital warts and cervical cancer.
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