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Posts Tagged With ‘ College ’

 

Faces of Boulder – Jack

July 5th, 2017

Jack started playing the piano at four years old inspired by his two older sisters. Now, he goes to CU Boulder and studies music composition. He plays a little bit of a lot of things, but focuses on vocals and the piano. He hopes to either do film scoring, or possibly tour with a rock band after he graduates. Jack performs on Pearl Street occasionally. He loves doing this because it’s “a great way to connect with people is through music because there is no barrier between the musician and the audience.” Jack is about to record an album, and is going to host a release party in... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Sophie

May 11th, 2017

“There are so many little gems in Boulder!” Meet Sophie! After growing up in Lincoln Park, Chicago, she made her way to Boulder to study English at CU.  She loves Boulder for its mixture of people and its beautiful nature. She fits right into the Boulder lifestyle; having played field hockey in high school, she loves the active lifestyle! Thanks Sophie!      Read More

Faces of Boulder-Pic of the Day!

May 8th, 2017

Meet Taylor Williams!  He will be a graduating CU Buff in a few days!  Congrats! Williams grew up in Denver before moving to Boulder to study Poly-Sci.  He teaches tennis when he isn’t studying and says that he wants to enter into the teaching field!  He said that he would like to teach 5th-8th graders! Good luck Taylor and Go Buffs!    Read More

Faces of Boulder-Pic of the Day!

May 5th, 2017

Meet Daelin!  Daelin was inspired to pursue music education after having great teacher’s of his own. “Music is a big deal to me,” he says, “it would be cool to be that person that teaches other people their own music.” He is currently saving up to attend CU Boulder to continue his passion and beautiful talent while teaching others the art of music.  Read More

The CWA– The Conference on Everything Conceivable

April 13th, 2017

This week in Boulder, from April 10th-14th, the University of Colorado hosts the CWA or the Conference for World Affairs. It is a week-long gathering featuring lectures from prominent leaders across the world, including keynote speaker David Newman– NASA’s deputy administer, NFL Player Chris Borland, and Debra Eschemeyer, former Policy Advisor for Michelle Obama’s nutritional project, Let’s Move! The CWA is a veritable cornucopia of intelligent, ambitious minds lecturing on their successes and it’s been a fascinating experience listening in on different series. One lecture I attended... Read More

Faces of Boulder- Pic of the Day!

April 3rd, 2017

Meet Emma! Emma is originally from Vermont but moved to Boulder to attend CU.  She transferred here about a year ago from Hobart College in upstate New York, and is pursuing her degrees in Environmental studies and Psychology.  Before the clouds rolled in she was enjoying her day in a hammock by Boulder Creek, taking in the sun!  Read More

Big Events to kick off March

February 26th, 2017

As we jump from the end of February into the beginning of March, a fresh batch of events are waiting to ease the sometimes turbulent transition of the months.  While some of these events may be bigger, sometimes a little reminder is helpful when the end of the month sneaks up on you.  So, let’s get down to business with 3 events to kick off March.   Running from March 2nd through the 5th is the Boulder International Film Festival, or BIFF for short.  This weekend of films from around the world are always unique, inspiring, thought provoking, and so much more.  It is an event that draws... Read More

The Events Not Being Advertised

February 19th, 2017

It’s the last full week of the month, and there are some real gems going on that, for whatever reason, are not getting a lot of exposure.  If you want the inside scoop on some lesser known, but fantastic, events this week then you’ve come to the right place. 1.On February 23rd at the Terrain Collective Inc Studio is your chance to experience Pockitudes Storytelling.  These are stories told by people from our own community about life, challenges, hope, redemption, and so much more.  Pockitudes has become a space for anyone to share their stories.  This event will run from 7-9pm and will... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

February 13th, 2017

An Ebio major by day, slam dunk champion by night. Meet Mak, my neighbor and current SlamJampalooza winner. Mak moved to Colorado from Alaska to attend CU Boulder and hone his mini-hoop skills. Every opportunity he gets, Mak travels around the world to scuba dive and fish. If you were to ask Mak how he would describe himself, he would say he’s a mix between Shaq and Aquaman. An opportunist by nature, there is no doubt Mak helps make Boulder the intriguing place we can all call home. Thanks Makane!  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

February 9th, 2017

“Besides the mountains, what really drew me to Colorado is the openness of the people, not just with each other, but also with activities and events,” recalls Jake, a skateboard, snowboard, and slackline enthusiast. Other than trying to maintain his balance on various kinds of objects, Jake studies Neuroscience and Business at CU Boulder. You can find him either diving at Casa Bonita or at an Umphrey’s McGee show, his favorite jam band. However, Jake promised me more than anything he loves sitting on the couch and playing some Rocket League after a long day. Thanks Jake!  Read More

Brewing Beer?? — So that’s what your physics professors have been up to

February 9th, 2017

When patrons enter Boulder Beer Company, there is a hushed air of anticipation. Any bar really, seem to possess this strange, otherworldly quality, where this magical space—for a few hours at least—provides a jovial interlude for relaxation and good times, where people can forget their worries for a little while and indulge in a beer amongst friends and coworkers. Boulder Beer Co seems the pinnacle of such locations, with its good vibe atmosphere and surprisingly interesting (& eccentric) history behind it. Being a college town with hard-working students looking to blow off a little steam,... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of The Day!

January 29th, 2017

  M: “[Home is] where you feel like you should be at the moment… where you are exercising your gifts the most.” D: “Yeah, it is where you develop the most relationships that give you a sense of drive, where those relationships you form show you that they hold a lot of potential. Colorado definitely fits my idea of home.” -Debbie and Mille, Pearl Street Debbie and Mille are both Bible school students. Debbie loves anything to do with art and music, while Mille likes typography, hiking, and everything outdoors.  Read More

Events worth your time this February

January 29th, 2017

As January comes to a close, we look to February for excitement, but what does the beginning of this month have in store?  The more important question may even be: what’s in store that’s worth my time?  The answer to that question may have been difficult to answer before, but with this list of coming events, the answer’s never been more clear. Here’s the top events to kick off February.   The Nile Project is a group that combines the traditions of 11 countries along the path of Africa’s Nile River basin.  This colorful and thumping mix of music is meant to break all language... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

January 26th, 2017

Meet Nick. Nick is a current CU Art major. He frequently creates ceramic pieces and psychedelia-themed paintings. Falling in love with art at a young age, he has been able to keep his passion alive by finding inspiration in just about everything. “I don’t aim to make any statements with my work,” he grins, “I just paint what I think would be fun.” His current project will entail using all five senses to fully experience the artwork. Thanks Nick!  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of The Day!

October 9th, 2016

Meet Zach Myers, an uber talented Film Production undergrad from CU Boulder. One time near Pearl Street, when Zach was still new in town, an older guy on a longboard rolled up to him and said, “Yo man, keep shredding on that sunbeam,” and rolled away. When asked what he likes about Boulder, Zach replied, “I like how Boulder sits at the foot of the mountains, so I can walk out my door and ski, hike, or roll down a hill.” This is true Zach, this is true.    Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of The Day!

September 11th, 2016

“I love Boulder because the people are friendly and there are so many amazing dogs, and all of the dogs are good dogs.” Meet Madeleine Ours! She is a theatre and education student hailing from The University of Colorado at Boulder. Madeleine is a Maryland transplant who has enjoyed the Boulder life for five years. On any given day you can find her at a Core Power Yoga location, most likely in a hot yoga class which she describes as a, “mini tropical vacation.” Thanks Madeleine!    Read More

Bridging the Gap: Boulder’s Housing Conflict

July 26th, 2016

Every year, the end of summer brings a sudden influx of highly energetic young people. As students return to school, traffic becomes more of a snarl than it already is, what little affordable housing there might be is snatched up, and the lines at the local coffee shops become insufferable. The student population has a dramatic and undeniable impact on Boulder’s infrastructure. For those who call Boulder their permanent home, having their neighborhoods infested by hordes of carousing night owls can be a nuisance. Raising a family next to a frat house is a recognizably undesirable endeavor. Being... Read More

7 Things More Common in Boulder Than Anywhere Else

July 18th, 2016

Hula hoopers. Some may simply refer to themselves as “hoopers.” They’re everywhere, usually sporting some kind of flashy clothing, a flower headdress, and whipping a large hula hoop around their waist, their arms, and over their heads set to the tune of some EDM music (which stands for Electric Dance Music … another thing that is very common in Boulder). Anything “Buffalo” themed. Boulder is a college town, so the university is a source of some major pride in this city. CU’s mascot is the famous, 1,400-pounds of raging buffalo affectionately known as Ralphie. This means places all... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

June 23rd, 2016

“That’s the wonderful thing about Comic Con. You get all levels of nerd-dom, all levels of cosplay, and there is no judgement. There is a lot of positivity that comes out of these conventions…” -Erin Bossard (Dressed as Agent Peggy Carter, Comic Con, 2016)  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

May 25th, 2016

“I’m working two jobs to save my money for college. I’m going to major in sports medicine. So, I’m really looking forward to doing that, but for now I’m working hard, well, I like to think I am, but it’s not bad. I love what I do and where I am, so I can’t complain!” – Gabriel Lopez  Read More