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Discontinuance Committee recommends CU journalism school be "strategically realigned"

CU Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
CU Independent

By Kate Spencer CU's journalism school should be discontinued for reasons of "strategic realignment" according to the final report of the Program Dis...

10 Chefs and the Local Restaurants They Love

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Find. Eat. Drink.

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CU Sigma Nu Fraternity Members Facing Charges

CU Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
CU Independent

Sigma Nu fraternity pledges and one brother are facing charges for alleged conspiracy and criminal mischief after participating in a scavenger hunt that involved theft and vandalism.

CU Students Not Surprised Hawkins Is Out as Coach

CU Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
CU Independent

The announcement came Tuesday morning to immediately release Hawkins of all duties with the football team and bring Brian Cabral, long-time assistant coach, to the forefront as interim head coach.

CU Journalism Dean Paul Voakes to Resign

CU Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
CU Independent

Dean Paul Voakes of CU's School of Journalism and Mass Communication will be stepping down from his position next summer. Voakes made the announcement to staff members Wednesday morning.

Denver Film Festival's Bloody Good Show: 127 Hours, Black Swan

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Bialas

If watching characters expressing extreme behavior under extreme conditions while taking extreme measures to survive is your idea of an exciting night out, then the festival will gladly take you to the limit.

PHOTOS: Which Colorado Cities Have The Highest Marriage Rates?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Boulder is the least married city in Colorado, according to results released by the recently-released 2009 American Community Survey. The survey inclu...

Milken Institute's Best-Performing Cities Index: Colorado Cities Slide From 2009 Rankings

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Last week, the California-based Milken Institute released its annual ranking of the top-performing metro areas in the country. As the Milken Institut...

Centro Latin Kitchen In Boulder Set To Host 'Durango Beer Dinner'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

This Thursday, Centro Latin Kitchen in Boulder will be combining two of Colorado's favorite culinary traditions--beer and Mexican food--into one tasty...

The Applications Are In

CU Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
CU Independent

By Isa Jones, CU Independent staff writer CU's School of Journalism and Mass Communication is currently processing the applications for admittance to...

Colorado's 2010 AAA Diamond-Rated Restaurants

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The AAA's annual restaurant awards rated 22 Colorado restaurants with four diamond ratings. Only one restaurant, The Penrose Room at The Broadmoor Hot...

Boulder, Colorado: Top 10 Least Dog-Friendly Town in US?

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Waylon Lewis

And, with the Humane Society giving up Animal Control to an outside, for-profit mercenary team, the relationship between the citizens of Boulder and the Animal Control we pay for will likely get worse.

Update: Whole Foods dumps Silk Soy (VIDEO)

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Waylon Lewis

Last year, Silk Soy--while continuing to offer a somewhat higher-priced organic option--pushed the majority of its soy milk to "natural". It changed Silk from the world's largest organic brand into, well, not.

Biblical Miracles You Can Perform at Home

Todd Hartley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Todd Hartley

The latest attempt to prove scientifically that events in the Bible could have occurred comes courtesy of researchers at the National Center for Atmospheric Research and CU-Boulder.

Boulder's Green Initiatives Falling Flat?

BBC News | Paul Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

More than six months after President Barack Obama promised delegates to the climate change talks in Copenhagen that the United States would pass sweep...

Twitter and Facebook Led This Hometown Parade

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Alexia Parks

For a single day, a mile-long-stretch of Boulder's downtown city streets would be closed to motor vehicles. And that included firetrucks.

Joseph Owen Coy Arrested In Alleged Racially Motivated Beating Of CU Exchange Student

The Colorado Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A Lafayette man is in custody after Boulder police say he used a racial slur against a University of Colorado student from Nigeria on Saturday morning...

Boulder Officials Call Meeting Because Of Rampant Errors On Medical Pot Applications

The Colorado Daily | Heath Urie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Boulder officials on Tuesday will host an informational session for those seeking licenses to sell medical marijuana -- because officials are concerne...

Boulder Names 'Foodiest' Town In The U.S. By Bon Appetit

Boulder Daily Camera | Cindy Stutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Boulder is brainy and fit, but we also know how to stuff our bellies with style. At least that's the conclusion of Bon Appetit magazine, which named B...

Smoke Gets in Our Skies (PHOTOS)

Rich Wolf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Rich Wolf

I was out on a pretty hike on the Shanahan Ridge Trail on Labor Day. It was the beginning of the Fourmile Canyon wildfire.

Green News Report: September 9, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: New electric ...

Boulder Fire Stokes Community Through Social Media

Brett Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Brett Greene

Tragedies are never easy to weather, but hopefully the prominent role social media has taken in our lives will be one additional way to help, heal and maybe even save lives, when disaster inevitably strikes.

In Defense of the "D"

Sean Paige | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Sean Paige

The push to banish the "D" from school report cards represents yet another attempt to water-down standards, all in the name of inflating GPAs and boosting student self-esteem.

Boulder International Fringe Festival: Some Of This Year's Craziest Events

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Boulder's sixth annual Fringe Festival commences this Wednesday, hosting some of the wackiest original performances ever seen in Colorado. The Fringe ...

Boulder Falls Trail Reopened (PHOTOS)

Rich Wolf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Rich Wolf

For many years the Boulder Falls was the popular destination for picnic groups looking for a getaway from the city. Now, thanks to Boulder's taxpayers, this trail has regained its popularity.