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Summer Sun Tips

June 7th, 2017

Summer is almost here!  While we in Colorado should use sun protection year round, due to the altitude and our storied 300 days of sunshine, it is particularly important during the long summer days. While American culture says that a tan equals healthy, there is no such thing as a healthy tan! The increase in skin pigment, called melanin, which causes the color change in your skin is a sign of damage. Once skin is exposed to UV radiation, it increases the production of melanin in an attempt to protect the skin from further damage. Ultraviolet A (UVA) rays can do lasting damage. They penetrate... Read More

Faces of Boulder: GO BUFFS Edition

September 21st, 2014

For this edition of The Faces of Boulder we captured the essence of a CU-Boulder football game day. From frat parties, to families, to Folsom Field, the AboutBoulder team came together to create this special edition that shows CU team pride and a whole lot of Saturday fun. The Buffs beat the University of Hawaii 21-12 on Saturday and their winning energy that was shown on the field could be felt all around the entire city. So enjoy the pictures, keep thinking about how you want to get involved with this project and above all, GO BUFFS!                                              Read More