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You Canna Be a New You in 2018

December 30th, 2017

As the New Year quickly approaches, so does the opportunity to reflect on the previous year and make resolutions for yourself in 2018! Setting and engaging in your goals for improvement throughout the year can have significant impacts on your personal growth and happiness. If you’re a cannabis enthusiast, or new to the plant, there are many resolutions you can make to get you excited for change! Education Whether you’re new to cannabis, or are interested in learning more about the plant’s benefits, there are several ways to educate yourself and others. If you want to consume more, less,... Read More

710 Dabbing Day

July 11th, 2017

The following quote is to be read in your best stoner voice. “Duuuuude, I have an idea for the newest holiday in the cannabis world bro. OK, so let me tell you how we are gonna do it. OK, since we love taking oil dabs we will take that word “OIL” and read it backwards for some reason. Wait, wait, wait that is not right. Ok I got it. When it is turned upside down and backwards it looks like it now says the numbers “710” right? Just follow along it will make sense, you are going to love this next part bro. 710 will refer to 7/10, or July the tenth. Now on July tenth every year we are going... Read More

4th of July, Weekday Favorites, and as usual, so much more

July 3rd, 2017

Monday 7/3 Marking the end of the Boulder Arts & Jazz Festival, Robert Johnson and the Mark Diamond Trio, along with Blue88 Big Band and Los Bohemios, will be performing at the Central Park bandshell starting at 11am today. The festival will conclude around 6pm with plenty of local crafts, brews, and more still up for grabs.Hotel Boulderado will once again host ‘Music on Pine’ with live music by Tin Bother Duo. Cocktails, food, and a great night on the town will begin around 5pm and run until about 8pm. Tuesday 7/4 Happy 4th of July everyone! Celebrate with CU’s mascot Ralphie at her... Read More

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…Unless It Isn’t

November 30th, 2016

Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season. While the holidays should be a happy time, for many people, it is a time filled with sadness, self-reflection, loneliness, and anxiety.  Typical reasons for the holiday blues include stress, fatigue, financial concerns, and separation from family and friends. Stress and depression can ruin your holidays and hurt your health. Being realistic, planning ahead and seeking support can help ward off stress and depression.  If you are feeling overwhelmed, sad, or anxious during the holidays, consider these strategies for coping with the holidays. Set... Read More

Memorial Day in Boulder: A Short Guide

May 24th, 2016

With Memorial Day weekend fast approaching there are a few things you, as a Boulderite, should know. The first is that Boulder is absolutely filled with festivities and family fun. The second is that the whole affair can be a bit hectic. Worry not! Whether you’d like to stay in town and take part in the revelry or escape with a hike in the wilderness, there’s something for everyone on this holiday. Bolder Boulder 10K Some of you might be in the final stages of training to participate in Boulder’s annual memorial day run. This race, started in 1979, has grown to host more than 50,000 runners... Read More

Boulder’s Controversial Holiday Decoration: Flagstaff Star

December 23rd, 2015

If you’ve spent an evening in Boulder since November 11, then you have noticed the giant, lighted star outline on the western face of the Flatirons. What you might not know is how one simple holiday tradition became a hotly contested issue for Boulder citizens, and a medium of political commentary. The Flagstaff Star was originally displayed in 1947 but the Boulder Chamber of Commerce, who still own the start to this day. It was meant as a simply Christmas decoration aimed at uniting Boulder in the spirit of the holiday. The next year, the star began to transform. Shifting between a Christmas... Read More

Weekend Entertainment for December 3rd-6th

December 3rd, 2015

The long and temperate fall has passed as winter continues to touch crystalline moisture to the earth, making it feel more and more like the weather this month promises. Festivities of the season continue to stretch across Boulder this weekend, enticing Boulderites to venture into the night. If this evening finds you wanting, tonight two talented solo musicians are playing at the Laughing Goat on 1709 Pearl St. Riley Ann and Rachel Ann’s performance will run from 8 pm – 11pm. These two solo artists pair up in an evening of sirens, each musicians talented in multiple instruments. Also tonight... Read More

Friendsgiving Recipes

November 19th, 2015

Students! Many of you won’t be headed home for the holiday and instead will be confined to Boulder and whomever else has also decided to skip the family affair. Thanksgiving is usually a time to gather with siblings, grandparents and cousins. However, for those of us who stay in Boulder, Thanksgiving can take on a new aroma: one scented by friends. This is Friendsgiving! Honestly, you don’t even necessarily need to stay in Boulder for Thanksgiving in order to have Friendsgiving. Many students are simply using the gathering as a way to celebrate friendship with food. Here are some of... Read More

When Boulder Gets Spooky

October 22nd, 2015

It’s difficult to pinpoint what makes Boulder the best city to celebrate Halloween. I think this is because of Boulder’s unique mix of people and places within such a small proximity. What else makes Boulder a hub for Halloween celebrations? 1. Costumes – CU student always dress up 2. Halloween isn’t just one day – Students always take the weekend, and sometimes the whole week leading up to October 31st, to celebrate Halloween 3. Pumpkins – It seems that everyone at CU has hopped on the Jack-O-Lantern wagon. Boulder is full of pumpkin patches and students,... Read More

Halloween in Boulder

October 14th, 2013

Take one step out of your front door these days and the crunch of crimson leaves beneath your feet will send a clear message: fall is in full swing. That, and you might need to invest in a leaf blower. With fall comes high winds, vibrant foliage, trendy scarves, and most important of all, Halloween. With the Halloween season underway, jack-o’-lanterns have begun popping up on doorsteps all across town as if we’d just had a visit from Johnny Pumpkinseed. Holiday decorations of bats and witches are appearing in shops and in homes everywhere as Boulder County has begun to embrace the... Read More