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CU Launches Ambitious Cash Drive, In Face Of Weak State Funding

Posted 06.25.2011 | Denver

The president of the University of Colorado announced Monday morning that he was spearheading a massive fundraising effort seeking to drum up $1.5 bil...

Playboy's Top Party Schools

Posted 06.14.2011 | College

Party on, CU-Boulder! According to Playboy, the University of Colorado at Boulder is the No. 1 party school in America, followed by Penn State and A...

Deja-vu at Boulder Economic Forecast as Colorado Unemployment Hits Record High

Jerry Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jerry Lewis

As 2011 kicks into gear, what's here to great us? A state unemployment rate that just inched up a notch to a record-matching 8.8 percent in November. A year ago we worried when it was 7.5 percent.

Brave New World of Journalism Schools

Brandon Springer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Brandon Springer

I think it's long since time Colorado's J-school radically reorganized. I'm optimistic about a plan for an interdisciplinary approach to teaching budding journalists the skills they need.

Conference On World Affairs 2010: Start-Up America Innovating To Compete

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | ANDREA MEYER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Produced by HuffPost's Citizen Reporting Team Conference on World Affairs: Start-up America "I'm not an entrepreneur -- I'm an instigator of entrepre...

Kiplinger's Study Names Three Colorado Universities Best Public College Value

Denver Business Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Three Colorado schools were named Monday among the nation's 100 best public-college values for 2010 by Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine. Colorad...

Brittany Spears Can't Order Pizza

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Alexia Parks

Whenever Brittany Spears dials for pizza in Boulder, all she gets is a moment of silence and then a dial tone. No pizza. Brittany, it seems, can't get anyone to take her name seriously.

CU-Boulder Ranked Fifth on Princeton Review's Best Value Colleges List

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The University of Colorado at Boulder has made the top of one of the Princeton Review's lists, and it's not a list of party or "reefer friendly" schoo...

Snow Days, Pancakes, and Energy Justice

Joellen Raderstorf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Joellen Raderstorf

While I'm living the "make every minute count" lifestyle, nearly one third of my fellow global family members rely primarily on biomass-based fire to meet all their energy needs.

Book Excerpt: An Honorable Run

Matt McCue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Matt McCue

I was a non-recruited senior from a small Iowa high school, walking on to the elite University of Colorado cross country team. However, competing for Colorado was more challenging than I'd ever anticipated.

This weekend's featured events: CU-Boulder fêtes avant garde composer George Crumb

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In the world of 20th-century composition, George Crumb stands alone. Known for reimagining the roles of instruments in the modern orchestra ...

Party time in Fort Collins after CSU beat CU -- and before the rubber bullets started flying

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Last night, Colorado State University fans descended on downtown Fort Collins to celebrate the Rams' out-of-the-blue 23-17 victory over the...

The Westword.com blog shortcut, September 8 edition

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Blink and you'll miss it. Today in Backbeat Online: • Over the Weekend: Blink-182 at Fiddler's Green. • Over the Weekend: Fell at Lar...