Student Guide

Student Guide 2010: Pay heed when doing the deed

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Sex, sex, sex. Now that we’ve got your attention, let’s talk about a few serious issues. Depending on your personal background, you might feel confident in your sexual knowledge, or you might have an unanswered question or two. Luckily, CU has more resources ...

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

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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: Meet CU’s alcohol and drug policies

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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: Be careful what you sign

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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: What’s in a name?

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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...

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...

Student Guide 2010: Pigskin preview: Hawk emphasizing the details

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by Matt Sparkman and Matt Johnson For Dan Hawkins, it’s all about the little things. The University of Colorado’s much-maligned head football coach begins his fifth year at the helm focusing on details. “For us, it’s a matter of just chasing the details and ...

Student Guide 2010: Join the club and be a winner

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Living in a college town with a Division I sports program and a few professional teams nearby, often the only athletes that show up in the local news are professional athletes or the exceptional varsity athletes from the University of Colorado. The ones we don’t...

Student Guide 2010: Hoop dreams

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by Matt Sparkman Equipped with arguably the best talent the team has seen since Chauncey Billups donned the silver and gold, Colorado men’s basketball enters a new era under new head coach Tad Boyle. Last year’s squad finished eighth in a conference that sent ...