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Experienced Buffs ready for breakout 2016 season

Typically when a college football team doubles a win total from one season to the next, there’s reason to celebrate on campus. However, the...

Advice from the pros

Calling ourselves pros might be a bit of an overstatement, but we made it through, damn it! (The more masochistic among us went to...

The top ten excuses to use on a powder day

School, work, that coffee date with your girlfriend (or boyfriend) — it all gets in the way of the more important things in life....

Centerstage

AUGUST 2016 28 SUN First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare – On view through August 31. Art Museum (free) Mysterium Tremendum: Collecting Curiosity – a...

Fish guts, doobies and riot gear

Here’s a little helpful background and advice for newbies when it comes to doobies, CU and 4/20. I know it sounds like a really...

The fountain of McCarthyism

The crowd rumbled anxiously. Men wore tuxedos with thick, greased-back hair and women sported elbow-length white gloves, fur wraps, short curls. Drums rolled. The...

Boulder A to Z

Alferd Packer Restaurant & Grill — Wondering if your university has a sense of humor? Well stroll on over to the University Memorial Center...

Get your groove on

A roundup of some of our popular local venues Now that you’re settled in, why not find something to do? Sure, you could burn thousands of calories exercising or burn thousands of brain cells waiting for 4/20, but sometimes we need to rely on others for happiness...

Getting involved at CU

Finding a smaller community within the larger one Exploring a new world is always daunting. And, in a way, attending a large school like the University of Colorado Boulder is similar to navigating a new world — one with uncharted territories and a whole host of ...

A foodie’s town on a student’s budget

Eating cheap in Boulder isn’t easy, but it’s possibleMost students arriving at college simply can’t wait to start cooking for themselves, setting aside some time to spend in the kitchen preparing fresh meals, lovingly attending to a hot stove to make their food...

Getting a grip on your GPA

How and where to get academic support You’ve seen it in just about every movie about college you’ve ever seen — the cliché slacker dude who sails through his classes without cracking a book or waking up for lab. Then there are the stoners who fail their classes ...

CU Events Calendar

What to see and do on the university campus September 2013...
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