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University: 4/20 Pot Gathering No Longer A Problem With Legal Weed

AP | COLLEEN SLEVIN | Posted 04.20.2015 | College

DENVER (AP) -- The University of Colorado in Boulder was open to the public on 4/20, the unofficial pot holiday, for the first time in four years on M...

Anti-Abortion Hype: 'Pro-Choicers' Want to Kill 'Newborns and Toddlers'

Jason Salzman | Posted 03.04.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Infanticide is rare in America and has few advocates, yet anti-choice activists are leveling an accusation that more and more "pro-choicers" favor this form of murder. American Right to Life, a national anti-choice organization, is stepping up a campaign accusing pro-choice activists of favoring the killing of "newborns and toddlers."

Climate Change This Week: US Kabooming, Solar Winning, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.02.2015 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a litte more crowded. @@ Climate Change, The Elevator Pitch: Climatologist Simon Donner @@ How To Com...

Fossil Fuel Divestment Effort Comes To Energy-Rich Colorado

AP | By DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 02.21.2015 | Green

DENVER (AP) — A campaign to get universities to stop investing in greenhouse gas-producing fuels came deep into energy country Friday as activists a...

They're Bringing the Plague! Not.

Jason Salzman | Posted 01.31.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Warning: Denver talk-radio host Ken Clark tells me the following blog post is a "hit piece consisting of lies and deceit in order to continue to manip...

Colorado Students Considering Recall of Conservative School Board Members

Wade Norris | Posted 12.15.2014 | Denver
Wade Norris

The bold protest of Jefferson County, Colorado students to the actions of the conservative majority on the Jefferson County School Board in Colorado has already drawn national and international press.

Public Health Impacts of Wireless Radiation -- Flying Blind

Devra Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 09.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Devra Davis, Ph.D.

As uses and users of wireless transmitting devices are skyrocketing in our homes, schools and even our national parks, one would think that scientific research on the human health and environmental implications of wireless electromagnetic radiation would be exploding with fierce competition.

Paul Sandoval's Enduring Legacy and Cause

Wayne Trujillo | Posted 07.12.2014 | Denver
Wayne Trujillo

Kingpin. Denver icon. Politco powerhouse. Capital Hill connoisseur. Tamale maker. Assorted titles and descriptions of Paul Sandoval's legend and influence chart the man's professional and personal oeuvre.

Are You Living In The Funniest City In America?

The Frisky | Posted 04.23.2014 | Weird News

The University of Colorado Boulder’s Humor Research Lab (yes, that’s an actual thing) has created a Humor Algorithm to determine which cities in A...

This Toilet Will Zap Your Poo Into Fuel (And Save Lives)

The Huffington Post | Carina Kolodny | Posted 03.20.2014 | Technology

While some engineers are busy perfecting sexting apps, others have turned their expertise to a decidedly less seductive, but more important pursuit. T...

Matt Ferner

University Rocked By Sexual Harassment Scandal

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.05.2014 | College

The University of Colorado Boulder released a damning report Friday revealing rampant sexual harassment and bullying in the university's department of...

CU-Boulder: Legal Weed Is NOT Why Application Numbers Are Up

The Boulder Daily Camera | SARAH KUTA | Posted 03.25.2014 | College

Freshman applications to the University of Colorado shot up 33 percent this year, a spike Boulder campus officials say likely is due to a new submissi...

Professor Forced Out Over Prostitution Lecture

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.25.2014 | College

A longtime and tenured professor of sociology at University of Colorado Boulder is allegedly being forced to retire due to a lecture on prostitution t...

CU-Boulder Tries To Shed Party School Reputation

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.12.2013 | College

The University of Colorado Boulder maybe more known for an on-campus "420" marijuana smoke out than it is for its academic rigor, but a new rebranding...

Groups Struggle To Engage Young Voters In Colorado

The Boulder Daily Camera | SARAH KUTA | Posted 01.23.2014 | Denver

Young people turned out in force for the 2012 election, making up 19 percent of voters and helping re-elect President Barack Obama. But getting colle...

This Is What It Looks Like When A Campus Floods

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.16.2013 | College

The University of Colorado-Boulder reopened Monday after the flooding that deluged the city didn't spare the campus. Colleges elsewhere were preocc...

Boulder's 100-Year Flood & Weather Weirding

Tom Weis | Posted 11.16.2013 | Green
Tom Weis

I have lived in Boulder for nearly 30 years and have never seen anything -- weatherwise -- like what I've witnessed these past two years.

Professor Who Gave Famous Overpopulation Lecture Over 1,700 Times Dies

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.09.2013 | Green

A renowned former physics professor at the University of Colorado Boulder who was famous for a lecture he delivered over 1,700 times died on Saturday ...

How Is Your College Improving Sexual Assault Policies? #AskYourCampus

Nina Flores | Posted 10.19.2013 | College
Nina Flores

During the coming weeks, hundreds of thousands of incoming college students will attend orientations, start classes, and join an institution where an estimated 20-25% percent of women and 15% of men are survivors of sexual assault.

Boulder Is 4th Best 'City For Hippies'

The Boulder Daily Camera | MITCHELL BYARS | Posted 10.02.2013 | Denver

It's not exactly a secret that Boulder has its fair share of hippies, but now a national real estate website has ranked the People's Republic as one o...

CU Proposes Naming Dorms After Native American Chiefs

The Boulder Daily Camera | BRITTANY ANAS | Posted 09.24.2013 | Denver

University of Colorado leaders are proposing that two dorms in the Kittredge Complex be named after highly respected Arapaho Indian chiefs. Officials...

CU: No Problem With Job Evaluation Of Bruce Benson At Home

The Boulder Daily Camera | BRITTANY ANAS | Posted 09.16.2013 | Denver

As part of the University of Colorado's summer retreat at President Bruce Benson's mountain ranch near Kremmling, the Board of Regents will evaluate t...

An Alternative To Race-based Affirmative Action

| Posted 07.02.2013 | College

By Sarah Garland The Supreme Court ruled in June that the nation’s courts must strictly scrutinize race-based affirmative action plans at univers...

CU QB, Ex-Lineman Waive Right To Prelim Hearing In Assault Cases

The Boulder Daily Camera | MITCHELL BYARS | Posted 09.01.2013 | Denver

University of Colorado quarterback Jordan Webb and former CU lineman Alexander Lewis both waived their right to a preliminary hearing in their assault...

Affirmative Action for Republicans

David Moshman | Posted 08.28.2013 | College
David Moshman

What if conservative faculty and students perceive themselves to be oppressed victims of a hostile liberal environment? What if Republicans are underrepresented? Will we end up with affirmative action for conservatives and Republicans?