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Student Guide 2010: Enroll in Local Brewing 101

Welcome to Colorado, microbrew capital of the world. Well, that might be debatable, but with 114 craft brewers in the state, it certainly feels that way. In and around Boulder, there’s something for any palate...

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

Boulder can be a scary place as a baby Buff at the University of Colorado. Whether you’re from Boulder, California, the East Coast or Taiwan, a new town and campus are intimidating ideas. But rest assured that you chose a great place to pursue a higher education...

Student Guide 2010: Students: Starving no more

With restaurants on every corner, hunger has a slim chance against Boulder students. And yet, it’s all too easy to get stuck in the cycle of student-oriented eateries like Jimmy John’s and Qdoba. In foodcentric Boulder, there is no reason to follow such monotony...

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

Welcome to campus. For you freshmen in the audience, you now have more than 20,000 new neighbors, and you’ll be spending the next nine months (at least) in each others’ back pockets. To make sure life goes as smoothly as possible for everyone, CU’s Office of ...

Student Guide 2010: Put some culture in your cuisine

Whether you’re a student from across the globe or across the country, or simply an adventurous foodie, Boulder has much to offer in terms of walletfriendly ethnic and regional eats. Since we can’t list every possibility in town, we are highlighting dining ...

Student Guide 2010: Be careful what you sign

A renter’s guide to negotiating a lease So, you’ve 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. There’s a big, enticing world of rental properties out there, and Craigslist has ...

Student Guide 2010: Minor fun

You don’t have to be 21 to have a good time One of the big pieces of entertainment news this summer was the merger of the Fox Theatre and the Boulder Theater. These two bastions of Boulder music and entertainment are now under the same management, parent ...

Student Guide 2010: What’s in a name?

Armed with new titles, student government eyes Rec Center expansion Your student government controls the largest student-run budget of all public universities in the country, and arguably has the most power. With your student fees, it funds and oversees several ...

Student Guide 2010: You’re in college, it’s time to get politically...

You`ve seen the photos from the 1960s and 1970s of students protesting on campus with their “Make love, not war” signs. Well, times may have changed, but the college years are still one of the formative periods in one’s life when it comes to political beliefs ...

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

When it comes to busting out your favorite highlighter and cracking open that four-inchthick textbook, the place you choose to study is almost as important as the studying itself. Students seem to approach studying in different ways, even though they all have ...

Student Guide 2010: Some tips for keeping safe on campus

Safety first. Safety is no accident. Better safe than dead. OK, we made up that last one, but we think it’s catchy. After all, it can be a dangerous world out there if you don’t use a little common sense, and even on a college campus, bad things can happen to ...

Student Guide 2010: Five cool gadgets for college students

With the fall semester upon us, we’re 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 student’s life that much easier. We compiled a list of ...
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