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The Long Way Round: Insights From A First Generation College Student

Carol J. Carter | Posted 01.12.2017 | Home
Carol J. Carter

Troy Seppala, student of Communication at the University of Colorado, is in the first generation of his family to attend university. He transferred to...

Transforming Tragedy into Entrepreneurial Purpose: Inspiration from Kenya

Carol J. Carter | Posted 12.19.2016 | Home
Carol J. Carter

Ian Oluoch At eight years old, after the passing of his father, Ian Oluoch had to start helping his mother selling fish in order to get by. This was...

A Young Entrepreneur Innovates Solar Power Orchestrating One Change at a Time

Carol J. Carter | Posted 12.16.2016 | Home
Carol J. Carter

Jack Corbin is a problem solver and young entrepreneur who has taken his talents to the field of solar power in order to help with efficiency. Jack a...

Keeping It ZEN: From Elephants To Education

Carol J. Carter | Posted 12.15.2016 | Home
Carol J. Carter

Forbes Danckwerts, a leader in the Zimbabwe Elephant Nursery (ZEN) and an elephant advocate, is working on strategies to help save the lives of elepha...

Karma wins

Jason Moriber | Posted 11.18.2016 | Home
Jason Moriber

5 core values from Techstars to be successful no matter what Boulder Colorado is a micro-culture, a unique place where you can still find hippie co...

What's Your Wilson?

Megan McDowell, MSW, LPC | Posted 10.28.2016 | Home
Megan McDowell, MSW, LPC

What is an experience from your own life that you can use to help another human being?

Want To Be Happy? Here's The Secret

Aimee Heckel | Posted 10.17.2016 | Home
Aimee Heckel

I touched the crystal ocean with my bare toes and gazed across the tiny island. I was the only person there, except for a dozen pink flamingoes, each balanced on a single leg, totally showing off, because seriously, why else would they do that?

Dead And Company Break Musical Dry Spell At CU Boulder's Folsom Field

Joshua Berman | Posted 07.07.2016 | Home
Joshua Berman

The crowd, all 28,000 of us, flowed from all directions toward the CU Boulder campus, converging on Folsom Field atop a thick cloud of anticipation. Dead and Company was in town to perform two evening stadium concerts under the Flatirons.

Don't Put Away Your Flag: Pride Events After June Keep The Celebration Going All Year

Jim Werner | Posted 07.02.2016 | Home
Jim Werner

We're bruised, but now, we're stronger. Let's prove it at these post-June Pride events.

Boulder Is Pretty Liberal, But You Still Can't Bring An Iguana To The Courthouse

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 06.20.2016 | Home

Police saw right through this one. The Boulder County Sheriff's Office in Colorado tweeted a photo on Friday showing the X-ray image of a man's pet ig...

2016 Guide to Coast-to-Coast Gay Pride

Jim Werner | Posted 05.28.2016 | Home
Jim Werner

Chicago Gay Pride Parade photo by C. Robertson flickr.com Break out the white shoes and rainbow flags. This weekend isn't just the unofficial start...

The Santa Fe Strategy: How Small Cities Can Act on Climate and Inequality

Justin Talbot Zorn | Posted 04.14.2016 | Home
Justin Talbot Zorn

On face value, Santa Fe seems like an unusual choice to lead a green energy transition. It's not only small: it's an artists' colony in a coal state with some of the nation's highest per capita carbon emissions.

The Catamounts Theater Brings Futura to Boulder

Tracy Shaffer | Posted 03.31.2016 | Denver
Tracy Shaffer

When Boulder theater artist, Amanda Berg Wilson returned to Denver from a decade long explore of Chicago what she found here was a lot of great theater. What she craved, was great theater with a Chi-town influence.

'Awkward Age' Can Be a Beautiful Thing

Aimee Heckel | Posted 03.30.2016 | Home
Aimee Heckel

College graduation. I was busy shaking hands and shaking envelopes for money when I spotted my friend-slash-brother's-girlfriend-slash-future-sister-in-law across the room acting oddly.

Bark Beetles, Wildfires, and Our Forests: 5 Questions for Dr. Brian J. Harvey

Tim Ward | Posted 03.14.2016 | Home
Tim Ward

The last several decades have seen an increase in deadly bark beetle outbreaks and severe wildfires throughout western North America, killing trees th...

The Most Fitness-Friendly Cities for 2016

SmartAsset.com | Posted 02.16.2017 | Home
SmartAsset.com

To locate these cities, SmartAsset collected data on nearly 300 of the country's largest metro areas. We looked at five different metrics of fitness friendliness.

Techs and the City: Part 1 Starting Up

Mia Kossiavelou | Posted 01.05.2017 | Home
Mia Kossiavelou

Image courtesy of makelight CEO, Joanna Alpe and developer team It is the start of 2016. The world's largest technology event, CES in Las Vegas is ...

Many Reasons Why Colorado Makes You Happy!

Michael Wigge | Posted 12.06.2016 | Home
Michael Wigge

Hi there, People ask me all the time, why I have moved from Europe to the U.S. state of Colorado about a year ago. And the answer is so easy. When I...

Can a Scary Halloween Costume be Healthy?

Aimee Heckel | Posted 11.06.2016 | Home
Aimee Heckel

This Halloween, I hope Bettie felt beautiful and ugly, innocent and evil, powerful and mortal. I hope that, for one day, she felt undefinable -- and that somehow brought her closer to peacefully walking through this weird world.

America's Favorite Reality Show...

Tamara Jacobs | Posted 10.28.2016 | Home
Tamara Jacobs

It's time for The Bachelor to move over. CNBC made its contribution to the hottest new reality series Wednesday night with The Candidate, better known as The National GOP Debate from Boulder, CO.

Outsider Candidates Fall Flat In Third Republican Presidential Debate

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 10.29.2015 | Home

BOULDER, Colo. -- Since early summer in the 2016 Republican presidential primary, insurgent candidates with little to no experience in government have...

Top Reasons Why Republicans Are Distributing So Few Tickets to Their Debate

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.27.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Here are the top 13 reasons why Republicans are letting only 1,000 people in their 11,000-seat arena to watch today's GOP presidential debate at the U...

Boulder, Colorado Bear Killing Challenges Anthrozoology: Why Not Just Say 'No'

Marc Bekoff | Posted 10.12.2016 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

Anthrozoology is the study of human- animal relationships and killing this magnificent bear and leaving her children motherless raises all sorts of challenging issues and shows major contradictions between words and actions.

From Farm to Fork, Literally

Natalie Pace | Posted 09.28.2016 | Home
Natalie Pace

How in the world can a husband and wife team, with four kids, run a farm and a restaurant for over a decade, I wondered, when any one of those factors could be the straw that broke the business?

The 25 Least-Stressed Cities In America

SmartAsset.com | Posted 09.26.2016 | Home
SmartAsset.com

In some peaceful corners of the country, life moves at a slower pace.