Special Editions

Summer Scene 2010: Bluegrass and Folk

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Summer is a special time in Colorado. The word conjures up memories of the hot sun beating down onto your back on the mountain biking trail, the rush of the cold river water spraying your face as you navigate a rapid, and the lush and vibrant carpet of colorful ...

Summer Scene 2010: Concerts

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If you put all the guitar strings, piano wire, drum sticks and horns that are strummed, plucked, struck and blown in one summer here in Boulder end to end, it would reach clear to the Moon and back. At least that’s how it seems, with all the concerts, festivals, ...

Summer Scene 2010: Festivals & Events

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Finding something to do in Boulder during the summer is hard, and not because there’s nothing going on. Unlike the residents of, say, Maza, N.D., (population: 5), we never have to worry about what to do on a Saturday night. We have more going on here in one summer ...

Summer Scene 2010: Screen

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Boulder Public Library Summer Cinema Program Boulder Public Library 1000 Canyon Blvd., Boulder...

Student Guide 2010: Welcome to CU

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What will you do with your time here?Welcome to the first day of your future. If you’re a freshman, the next four years (give or take a semester) promise to be some of the most exciting, challenging and life-changing you’ll ever experience. Chances are, when you ...

Student Guide 2010: Boulder A to Z

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Some words to the wise...

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 ...