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Thursday, June 7,2012

Head in the cloud

By Hadley Vandiver
In April, Greenpeace released a report showing that the United States led the world in electricity consumption in 2007, with 3,923 billion kilowatt hours (kwH). Following the U.S. are other industrialized countries; China is second, followed by Russia and Japan.
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Thursday, May 17,2012

Local farm loses the battle against local government

By Hadley Vandiver
After years of fighting Boulder County land use codes and regulations, Zia Parker is selling her farm and moving with her husband to Ecuador in hopes that running a permaculture farm will encounter fewer obstacles in the South American country.
Thursday, May 10,2012

Restaurants rise from the ashes

By Hadley Vandiver
Boulder was voted “foodiest town in America” by Bon Appétit in 2010, so it is hardly a surprise that the local food business is competitive. Only the toughest survive.
Wednesday, April 25,2012

Obamania in Boulder

President Barack Obama visits CU-Boulder to speak on higher education

By Hadley Vandiver
The head of state brought down the house Tuesday in the Coors Events Center, reminding the enthusiastic crowd that they could sit if they wanted to, after everyone was still standing a couple minutes into his speech.
Thursday, April 19,2012

Wyclef Jean agrees to CU censorship

Contract with CU says performer can’t mention pot, 4/20

By Hadley Vandiver
Wyclef Jean, whose performance on Friday at CU-Boulder has been pitched as an alternative to the annual 4/20 smokeout on campus, has agreed to not directly mention marijuana or 4/20 during his show.
Thursday, April 19,2012

Eat, drink, shop, walk: Taste of Pearl

By Hadley Vandiver
The point of Taste of Pearl, which will be held for the third time this Sunday, April 22, is to draw people out for an exploration of the many offerings of Pearl Street. They might just discover something new.
Thursday, April 5,2012

An insider’s look at the CWA

By Hadley Vandiver
When my grandfather attended CU, from the fall of 1959 to the summer of ’64, the CWA was just a hint of what it is today. Still, it left an impression on him that would last into a new millennium.
Thursday, March 29,2012

To cleanse or not to cleanse

Opinions vary in the detox debate

By Hadley Vandiver
From detoxifying diets to juice fasts, different dietary cleanses abound, claiming to rid your system of toxins and help you lose weight. People who regularly cleanse say they feel better, look thinner and think more clearly after a cleanse. But some dietitians argue that your body does all the cleansing it needs on its own.
Thursday, March 29,2012

Penny wise

Lack of funds and common-sense oversight hinders aid to those with disabilities

By Hadley Vandiver
Since losing his eyesight, becoming asthmatic and contracting chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder, Edward Celias’ life has been a constant battle to survive. He has lived in seedy motels surrounded by drug dealers and shootings. His life savings were stolen from his bank account after he failed to realize his checkbooks were missing.
Thursday, March 22,2012

Taste-trepreneurs

Local startups include chocolatiers

By Hadley Vandiver
In recent years, Boulder has become a haven for startup companies and locally crafted products. One typically mass-produced item, chocolate, has blossomed in Boulder’s local craft market.
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