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Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

March 22nd, 2019

Jack and his friends were enjoying a nice day outside. They’re all students at CU and told me that they like to get away from campus sometimes. Every now and then it’s good to change your surroundings and take a breath of fresh air. Something about the wilderness in Colorado makes it easy to refresh. Jack and his friends are thankful to be so close to landscapes as beautiful as the one pictured. Boulder is a great place for people to get outside and take advantage of the nice weather. This day in particular was celebrated with food and music in a beautiful setting.  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

March 22nd, 2017

Hector is a freshman engineering student at the University of Colorado Boulder. He is a Colorado native and grew up in Colorado Springs. Hector came out to CU with a positive mindset and has had nothing but fun. He does admit that being an engineering student has its own challenges, but he is determined to conquer all of them. Hector is a member of the CU Men’s volleyball team. He’s a starting outside hitter as a freshman on the team. He says he’s made priceless friendships through the team, and would do his freshman year over again the same exact way if he could.  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of The Day!

September 10th, 2016

Water in my opinion is the key to life. Makenna adds to this by stating that water is to say the least, relaxing and peaceful. Peace being something that we as humans have fought for and looked for now for centuries. Makenna, being a CU graduate, presents the idea that we’ve been looking for something that has been right here in front of our faces. Water! Though she never grew up near the ocean, she spent quite a while on Lake Michigan. There she realized that the water is peace, the water is life, the water is Home! Thanks Makenna!  Read More

The Boroughs of Boulder

July 24th, 2016
Boulder Boroughs

A Boulderites guide to navigating Boulder’s neighborhoods … CU Boulder’s Main Campus. Boulder is a college town in the best possible way. The University of Colorado campus is plopped right in the center of town and sprawls for several blocks along Broadway street. Tree-lined walkways, old brick buildings, and the spacious Norlin Quad all make campus a central hub for students and professors alike. The Hill. Directly across from the CU Campus is the area known as “the Hill.” Chock full of restaurants, bars, shops, and rowdy student housing, the hill is a lively place to walk around... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day

May 6th, 2016

Meet Michael Shellebarger. Michael is a project lead who is currently working for the Dandelion Project in Boulder. Michael performs general landscape maintenance on parts of CU’s campus to rid of the Dandelions. Michael and his team are striving to create a well maintained and visually attractive Norlin Quad for all visitors and students attending Spring Commencement this weekend. Michael mentioned that the Dandelion Project was selected by students in hopes to maintain a pesticide free campus but is still in a general trial period. Michael is glad he can help maintain a beautiful campus... Read More

How to Legally Slackline in Boulder

February 10th, 2016

With warmer weather gracing us after a deeply cold winter we are sure Boulder residents are ready to get outside. Let’s take a look at a relatively new sport Boulderites are practicing, and where you can do it in Boulder. Slacklining is a sport invented at Camp 4 in Yosemite back in the 1980s. It is similar to tightrope walking but, instead of a rope, the person balances on a piece of flat, tubular webbing. In warmer weather it is a fairly common site at local Boulder parks and on the University campus. Usually a group of people will be gathered around a rope, which is suspended between two... Read More

Food For Thought (Literally)

December 3rd, 2015

The best foods for your brain during finals — It seems that studying makes us hungry – that is, hungrier than usual. Boulder is full of delicious restaurants, but which ones are best for a studying student? Heres the DL: 1) Yellow Belly – Not too expensive, and you can get a little bit of everything. Some carbs, some protein and some vegetables. A popular combination includes grilled chicken, green beans and potatoes. $5-$8 2) Chipotle – The benefits of chipotle are obvious; you can get a lot of everything, in which every ingredient is non-GMO, no antibiotic and local. Chipotle... Read More

CU Custodians Demand $15 Hourly Wage

November 4th, 2015

The Colorado Workers for Innovative and New Solutions union stated that about 100 CU Boulder employees will be staging a protest and march on the Boulder campus this Thursday, November 5th. Their goal is to reach the office of CFO for the Boulder campus, Kelly Fox, to deliver a petition demanding higher wages. This protest was sparked by Fox’s rejection of a wage increase proposal from the Housing and Dining Services officials. The officials proposed $15 hourly wages. Fox postponed a decision on the wage increase for Housing and Dining, and asked her team to evaluate the possibility of... Read More

Changing Leaves and Magical Views

October 15th, 2015

The complementing reds of our buildings and the reds of the changing leaves make the CU campus unlike any other in the world. The history in our Oak’s speak loudly during this time of year, as they drop their yellow, brown and red leaves across the sidewalks and grass, making it impossible to not take a picture as one walks by. Check out campus through the eyes of students –        Read More

Not-So-Typical Guide to Midterms

October 8th, 2015

If you’re anything like me, midterms are the time for procrastination and self-inflicted stress. Sometimes, it’s hard to study a week, or even a few days, before a test. Since freshman year I have studied in a crunch-time sort of way. That is, the night before an exam. Although this method definitely works (most of the time) to get me the grade that I desire, it definitely doesn’t work to provide long-term gains in knowledge. I think that hardest part about this is coming to term with the fact that grades aren’t everything. Once this is known, studying becomes more for the... Read More

The Secret’s Out! Top 5 “Secret” Study Spots for Students

February 13th, 2015

Amidst the various well-know study outlets on Boulders campus, which include Norlin Library, the Leeds School of Business Library and the UMC, there are many gems that have yet to be uncovered by most students. These study spots are secluded, quiet and creative in comparison to the popular, go-to study spots previously listed. The 5th Floor of the UMC Beautiful view of the flatirons, quiet atmosphere and outdoor seating. Spark (on the Hill) Available classroom rental, quiet atmosphere and mentorship Classrooms Many options, lots of seating and quiet atmosphere CU Museum of Natural History Walls... Read More

15 Exciting Things You can do Within a Mile of CU’s Campus

September 3rd, 2014

There are a lot of things to do in Boulder, and a lot of those things happen to be within a mile of CU’s main campus. Students, this list is for you. 1. Catch a show at the Fox Theater. The Fox Theater is a great venue to see concerts. It’s local, it hosts some incredible artists, and it’s got great personality. If you see a musician you fancy performing at The Fox Theater, then you’ll definitely want to buy tickets. 2. Grab a sandwich on the hill. The hill is a mecca for sandwich shops. There’s Half Fast, which is open until 2 A.M. and boasts a huge menu of excellent... Read More

CU’s Controversial Buffalo Pool is Officially Open

June 11th, 2014

As a student, I was witness to the Buffalo Pool’s construction over the course of my most recent semester. I stood on the other side of the surrounding chain link fence, hoping that I would one day get to jump into this mystical animal-shaped pool, which was nothing but a mess of dirt and construction equipment when I first saw it. Well, that day has come, and I have finally gotten to see the finalized pool. It’s pretty freakin’ neat. The pool looks fantastic and the many months of construction have clearly paid off. However, it’s no secret that this pool has been the spark... Read More