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My Personal Emergency Evacuation

September 6th, 2018

About a month ago, my hometown caught on fire. I exaggerate you not that Basalt, Colorado is beyond blessed to still be standing (and may all the Lake Christine firefighters have a special place in heaven for their tireless efforts). It’s a rather surreal feeling to hear that some of your dearest friends are evacuating their homes in a place that you spent your entire childhood. It’s nearly impossible to not transplant yourself into such a scenario, and it was in this state of empathy that I had a very cathartic realization about my past attachment, and current detachment, from things. For... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

November 20th, 2016

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Rocky Mountain National Park Celebrates its 100th Birthday!

January 27th, 2015

Normally, when you’re celebrating someone’s hundredth birthday, you’re not talking about climbing mountains. The hundredth birthday Rocky Mountain National Park, however, is a little different than most birthdays. Back in 1915, on January 26th, Woodrow Wilson signed Rocky Mountain National park into law. People were visiting the gorgeous Rocky Mountains far before 1915, but that’s the date when Wilson made things official.  Rocky Mountain National park is huge. To give you a basic idea, here’s a few interesting stats: More than 260,000 acres of unfathomable beauty. Includes... Read More

The Best 11 Activities to Do During Boulder Winters

January 14th, 2015

Winter gets cold in Boulder. It can be hard to bundle up and get out of the house, but the winter temperature should be no excuse. There’s lots of great activities to do in Boulder (even when it’s freezing outside), and that’s why this list has been assembled. Let’s get started. 1. See a Great Concert. Boulder has a fantastic music scene, partially because of its two incredible venues. The Fox Theater is a great, central venue to see concerts. It’s local, it hosts some incredible artists, and it’s got great personality. The Boulder Theater (pictured above) is... Read More

Things to do in Boulder that aren’t outside

November 14th, 2014

Boulder is known for its versatile atmosphere, from hiking and biking to tubing down Boulder Creek, there are many things to keep you entertained around the clock. But what happens when the temperatures drop to below freezing and your nose hairs begin to feel a little like icicles? Here is a list of a few things that aren’t outside. BMoCA Located conveniently in the middle of downtown lies the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art. There you will find various exhibitions of paintings, sculptures, and photographs, but most importantly heat! Right now, BUY is one of the featured exhibits and it contains... Read More

Winter is Coming… And Here’s Why You Should be Excited

September 17th, 2014

A half inch of snow blanketed northern Colorado on Thursday last week, with eleven days of summer left after it. Last time I checked, it typically isn’t supposed to snow in the summer. Colorado has always been known to have sporadic weather patterns, and with climate change at hand, it’s only bound to be more sporadic in the coming months. This is far from a bad thing, however. Winter, how do I love thee? Let me count thy ways…   1. Tis’ the Season to Ski and Ride.  When someone asks a Coloradan what the best winter activity is, they’re probably going to... 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