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Posts Tagged With ‘ Naropa ’

 

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

November 7th, 2017

Piqué asked for his face not to be photographed. Instead he’d rather that I take a picture of his Tonsure, the patch of hair on the back of his head that resembles a sort of buddhist mullet. The Tonsure, Piqué says, is an identification for others that he is a person of peace and guidance; someone who is willing to help you if you ask. Piqué was walking down Grandview Avenue holding a drum and asking people if they would like to hear a song, maybe dance a little. I asked Piqué and his group of two other monks to come inside and teach me the song. We ended up signing Hari krishna and dancing... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

March 7th, 2017

Julia has lived in Boulder for the past three years. When she first moved here, she rented a two bedroom, two bath apartment with all utilities and pet rent included for $750 a month. Now, she lives in a one bedroom apartment with her roommate for $650 a month, no utilities included. She sleeps on the couch. “I think the weed is to blame.” Well everyone thinks that. “No, no. Not just people that want to smoke. People come out here and learn how to grow, learn the rules and regulations, then they launch grow sites in other states.” Julia is also a journalism major and wants to get an MFA... Read More

6 Famous Boulderites You Should Know

January 13th, 2016

We can’t say for sure if being in Boulder makes you a better or more successful person, but these celebrities from our fair city lend some credibility to the notion. And since we aren’t a gossip site, these won’t all be film and TV stars. We are showing you real people from Boulder who did, and are doing, interesting and popular things with their lives. 3OH!3 Sean Foreman and Nathaniel Motte make up the electronica group 3OH!3, which received national success with their song “Don’t Trust Me”. They gained even more attention when they collaborated with Ke$ha... Read More

How Boulder Handled its Asian Immigrants

November 18th, 2015

Huge buzz is going around about John Hickenlooper’s declaration that Colorado will openly become a foster home to Syrian refugees. Tens of thousands of people could enter the US as they flee the recent escalation of violence against civilians perpetrated by ISIS. Many agree with this policy of open borders, and many detest it, but today will simply be an observation of how Boulder, CO has handled, and continues to handle, its immigrant population. Speculations about the future of Boulder’s foreign policies are left to our readers. Boulder, as almost anyone in the state could tell... Read More

Increase Peace and Productivity: Mindful Leadership at Work

October 7th, 2015

If you’re like most professionals these days, you often feel stressed, overwhelmed and distracted. Naropa’s Authentic Leadership Center (ALC) offers evidence-based solutions to shift these destructive patterns while increasing focus, productivity and well-being through cutting-edge trainings and events. Fall “Mindful Workplace” Event Series in Boulder Monday night kicked off the ALC’s Fall “Mindful Workplace” event series at Naropa’s Nalanda campus at 6287 Arapahoe in Boulder. The ALC provides cutting-edge training for global leaders from every sector integrating transformational... Read More

Boulder, Colorado: America’s Most Educated City

December 10th, 2014

According to a recent article on MSN, Boulder is America’s most educated city. It comes as no surprise, looking at Boulder’s wide diversity in  higher education programs. First, there’s University of Colorado Boulder: An expansive college that’s been in Boulder since 1877. Then, there’s Naropa: a liberal arts college that’s also one of America’s only buddhist universities. There’s also Boulder’s College of Massage Therapy: where people learn the art of relaxation. Finally, there’s Escoffier: School of Culinary Arts, which is a culinary... Read More

Boulder B-Cycle is About to Get a LOT Bigger

August 15th, 2014

Boulder is a city made for biking. The network of bike paths that span across Boulder County is unbelievably expansive, and B-Cycle is taking full advantage of this. B-Cycle, for those who are unfamiliar with the company, offers bike stations all over Boulder that allow people to rent bikes for small periods of time. You simply pick up a bike at one station, and then you ride it to another station and park it when you’ve finished your bike ride. It’s an excellent system, especially for those who don’t have access to bikes. Anyway, B-Cycle has some very exciting news to report:... Read More