Special Editions

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 ...

Student Guide 2010: Coburn takes the reins

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The University of Colorado cross country/track programs have recently been led by one outstanding runner: Jenny Barringer. However, with Barringer now graduated, another upperclassman is ready to step up: Emma Coburn. Coburn, a rising junior from Crested Butte...

Student Guide 2010: One-on-one with Richard Rokos, CU’s ski coach

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Richard Rokos is entering his 20th season as head coach of CU’s ski program. He has guided his skiers to five national championships, most recently in 2006. Boulder Weekly: You took second at the NCAAs last season. How do you build on that performance? Richard ...

Student Guide 2010: Things to do without ever leaving campus

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What was that? You’re bored? Bored? Considering how much there is to do without even leaving campus, we’re not even sure how that’s possible. Maybe you just don’t realize all that CU has to offer. Allow us to learn ya a thing or two. The UMC...

Student Guide 2010: Tune in to CU’s student radio station

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Turning the dial to Radio 1190 is like opening a box of chocolates, as Forrest Gump would say. You never know what you’re going to get. OK, so if you checked the online program calendar for 1190, you’d know what you’re getting. But it’s much more fun to just tune to...

Student Guide 2010: Enroll in Local Brewing 101

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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: Students: Starving no more

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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...