Special Editions

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: 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: 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: Boulder A to Z

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Some words to the wise...

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: 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: 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: 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: 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...

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: Put some culture in your cuisine

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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 ...