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Thursday, August 30,2012

CU fracking study author: No pressure from oil/gas industry

By Jefferson Dodge
A University of Colorado faculty member who published findings last spring showing that air pollution caused by hydraulic fracturing may contribute to health problems for those living nearby says she has not experienced any blowback from the oil/gas industry as a result of her research.
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Thursday, August 30,2012

Fracking and academic freedom II

Some professors shielded from oil/gas attacks, thanks to tenure

By Jefferson Dodge
While certain faculty members around the country have felt the heat from the oil and gas industry for raising questions about the possible health impacts of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” not all have been canned.
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Tuesday, August 28,2012

Judge rules against city of Boulder in Seth Brigham restraining order case

By Jefferson Dodge
A judge has turned down the City of Boulder’s request for a permanent restraining order against political gadfly Seth Brigham.
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Thursday, August 23,2012

Niwot fracking protest only the beginning

By Jefferson Dodge
The local coalition that recently came together to protest the new oil/gas drilling site east of Niwot is not done yet.
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Thursday, August 23,2012

CU conducts survey on football stadium upgrades

By Jefferson Dodge
It’s been less than a decade since the University of Colorado Boulder erected a controversial and costly expansion of its football stadium, but despite being in debt with the campus and president’s office, the athletics department is conducting a survey about what improvements it wants to make next.
Thursday, August 23,2012

2012 Student Guide | A genuine student news alternative to Brand X

Online student media outlet thrives at CU

By Jefferson Dodge
If you grow tired of reading the same few articles written by the same few reporters in the Colorado Daily and its corporate sister papers the Daily Camera, Denver Post and Longmont Times-Call — and you have become weary of the drivel in Rooster — there is an alternative.
Thursday, August 23,2012

2012 Student Guide | CU students: Your tuition includes...

Take advantage of these free resources

By Jefferson Dodge
Now that you´ve (almost) paid your tuition and fees, there may be things that feel like free services, and you should take full advantage of them.
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Thursday, August 16,2012

Fracking and academic freedom

Fired researcher paints pattern of pressure from oil and gas industry

By Jefferson Dodge
A former researcher who says he left the Colorado School of Mines due to pressure from the oil and gas industry has now lost his university job in Wyoming after an industry association complained to his superiors about comments he made about fracking.
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Thursday, August 9,2012

City wants more than $1,000 for Valmont documents

By Jefferson Dodge
City of Boulder officials want to charge the Valmont cemetery association more than $1,000 for copies of test results and other documents related to the cleanup project in and around the cemetery parking lot.
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Thursday, August 9,2012

Longmont council member: Tax people for fracking lawsuit costs

By Jefferson Dodge
While Longmont activists successfully landed a fracking ban question on the November ballot this week, one city council member hopes to put another initiative before the voters asking them how they would like to be taxed when the city loses a lawsuit over the ban.
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