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The Cost of Neglecting Higher Education

Shad Murib | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shad Murib

Protect higher education funding with a constitutional amendment.

Sororities In Virginia, Colorado Punished For Drunkenness

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

It was a bad weekend for sorority sisters in Virginia and Colorado. Virginia Tech's chapter of Delta Zeta was forced to move off-campus by administra...

Boulder looks Into Its Future and Sees Some Very Big Changes

Jerry Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jerry Lewis

For a city that's long touted its place as an entrepreneurial haven for high tech, the numbers now show employment in advanced tech sectors is actually declining.

PHOTOS: The Week In Colorado News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In an interesting week of Colorado news, the University of Colorado Board of Regents delivered some tough news to Colorado students. Meanwhile, in a ...

U Of Colorado Tuition: Up 9 Percent

CU Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Students may want to start looking at some financial aid options for their tuition. The CU Board of Regents voted 8-1 raises tuition by up to 9 per...

Facing 'Complete Lack Of Commitment' From The State, CU Regents Weigh Maximum Legal Tuition Hike

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

UPDATE: The University of Colorado's Board of Regents voted Monday morning 8-1 in favor of a 9 percent tuition increase for in-state students next yea...

Colleges That WON'T Raise Tuition (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

While scores of schools hike their tuition 5, 9.5 and even 10 percent, some colleges promise incoming freshmen that they'll hold their rates steady. ...

CU-Boulder May Make Minimum Financial Aid Contribution

Boulder Daily Camera | Brittany Anas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The University of Colorado -- pinched by budget cuts and poised to increase tuition as much as allowed by the state -- may make the minimum investment...

University Of Colorado Tuition

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

University of Colorado regents will vote on a 9 percent tuition increase for students on March 29. Boulder resident undergraduates would face a 9 p...

Sexual Assault Investigations Impeded By Privacy Laws On Campus

The Coloradoan | Laura Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In the fall of 2008, University of Colorado students who'd sought help from the school's Office of Victim Assistance told counselors they'd been the t...

How To Be Safe In Your Home

CU Independent | Rose Heaphy on February 19, 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

When looking for a house or apartment, students often overlook safety. However, with a burglary reported in the USA nearly every 15 second,s students...

Energy Conservation A Challenge, Even In Boulder

Wall Street Journal | STEPHANIE SIMON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BOULDER, Colo. - This spring, city contractors will fan out across this well-to-do college town to unscrew light bulbs in thousands of homes and repla...

Colorado-Kansas Basketball: CU Nearly Pulls Off HUGE Upset, Loses In OT

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Scroll Down For Highlights BOULDER, Colo. (AP) -- Marcus Morris scored six of his 15 points in overtime and grabbed a key rebound that helped top-ra...

The State Budget Crunch and Colorado's Future

Rollie Heath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Rollie Heath

"What kind of state do we want?" Finding answers that most Coloradans will agree with is quite a challenge. We must consider the costs of inaction along with the costs of action.

Chip, CU's Buffalo Mascot, Wins Second Championship At Universal Cheerleading Competition

Colorado Daily | Christy Fantz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The University of Colorado mascot, Chip, brought home his second national championship trophy after bagging first place in the 2010 Universal Cheerlea...

Better Times Ahead for Boulder Area Economy, Business Leaders Predict

Jerry Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jerry Lewis

A funny thing happened on the way through the Boulder Economic Council's economic forecast Wednesday. Most of CU economist Richard Wobbekind's charts and graphs started pointing up.

Dan Hawkins Will Be Retained Nest Season

Boulder Daily Camera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver


CU Football Fans To Wear Powder Blue In Protest Of Coaching Staff

Colorado Daily | Melanie Asmar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

For Buffs fans, powder blue is the color of defeat. It's the color of losing streaks, of (arguably) poor coaching, of lackluster fans. It's the ...

Not Talking 'bout the Weather

Jennifer Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jennifer Schneider

Is it possible that the climate change communication problem is no longer a problem of science education at all, and trying to clarify and explain the science might be counterproductive?

CU-Boulder Students Get Grant To Build Tiny Spacecraft To Explore 'Killer Electrons'

Boulder Daily Camera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

University of Colorado students will build a tiny spacecraft to observe particles in space that should give scientists a better understanding of solar...

CU-Boulder Student Fees Increase 60 Percent In Five Years

The Colorado Daily | Brittany Anas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

University of Colorado sophomore Anne Salter pays a mandatory $400 construction fee for four new campus buildings, but she's never been inside them. ...

Arctic Insects' Disappearance Is Evidence Of Climate Change: University Of Colorado Study

Boulder Daily Camera | Laura Snider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

When Yarrow Axford, a researcher at the University of Colorado, traveled to a remote lake on the east coast of Baffin Island -- which sits a few hundr...

Robin Hood Re-Enactment Gone Wrong: University Of Colorado Student Stabbed In Boulder

The Denver Post | Howard Pankratz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A college student was stabbed last week after drunken friends were re-enacting a Robin Hood movie, according to a Boulder police report....

Go CU! Where Are the Fans?

Anne Z. Boxer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Anne Z. Boxer

CU is not my alma mater, but in a university town, you root for the home team -- and CU basketball is one of the great bargains in Boulder.

Galleon Demise Spurned | Anthony Effinger, Katherine Burton and Ian King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Danielle Chesi, a one-time sorority sister at the University of Colorado is a small fry compared with Rajaratnam, who managed $7 billion in 2008. Of a...