Yesterday, CU-Boulder Police spokesman Ryan Huff called 4/20 on the campus, which was closed for the second consecutive year, a "non-event," and the description is apt. As a huge crowd gathered at Denver's Civic Center Park for a rally marred by a shooting, CU-Boulder, which once drew 10,000-reveler ... More >>
Update: When speaking about the decision of three CU-Boulder students arrested for trespassing on the closed Norlin Quad amid the university's effort to shrink the annual 4/20 event to fight the charge on First Amendment grounds, attorney Sean McAllister described the school's tactics as "fascist" i ... More >>
Our collection of photos from Barack Obama's visit to The Sink in Boulder included an absolutely hilarious shot of CU student Madalyn Starkey mugging alongside the Prez -- one so funny that she soon became a major media darling, Internet sensation and memes subject; see examples below. But that does ... More >>
Way back about 24 hours ago, The Sink, a favorite Boulder eatery for generations, was best known as the spot where actor Robert Redford once worked as a janitor. But the Sundance Kid will have to take second place from here on out. Before delivering a speech at CU-Boulder's Coors Events Center, Pres ... More >>
In all of the hoopla surrounding President Barack Obama's speech at CU-Boulder last night, as well as his crowd-pleasing, yogurt-spilling stop at The Sink, a favorite Boulder restaurant and student hangout, the media has thus far missed a side note involving hoops. To wit: Spencer Dinwiddie, one of ... More >>
This evening, President Barack Obama is slated to speak at CU-Boulder's Coors Events Center -- a venue that won't need airing out, since Wyclef Jean's 4/20 concert was a poorly attended disaster.
How is Twitter Nation feeling about his visit? Divided, pretty much like America as a whole. Below, fin ... More >>
CU-Boulder's decision to ban campus visitors and close Norlin Quad in an effort to shrink the annual 4/20 event prompted an unsuccessful court challenge and plenty of controversy.
But despite security breaches and a free Wyclef Jean concert that failed to siphon off more than a handful of students, ... More >>
The details are in about President Barack Obama's visit to the CU-Boulder campus at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
The venue? The Coors Events Center, where he'll be speaking only days after today's Wyclef Jean concert, which will probably need a good airing-out due to what could be a truly astounding amount o ... More >>
The CU-Boulder scheme to squelch the annual 4/20 event by closing Norlin Quad and banning visitors puts lotsa pressure on the university's police department. But spokesman Ryan Huff stresses that a plan is in place to dissuade potential attendees from coming to Boulder in the first place and treat t ... More >>
Last night, the Boulder City Council passed a resolution supporting CU-Boulder's plan to shrink the campus 4/20 event by closing Norlin Quad and banning visitors on Friday; read it below. This morning, we spoke to two members of the council -- one who supports it wholeheartedly, and another who vote ... More >>
Earlier this week, we shared CU Boulder's plans for shrinking the annual pro-pot 4/20 event on campus -- a Wyclef Jean concert that gets underway just before the magic minute combined with what we termed a "police crackdown" on those who choose to mark the occasion in the usual way. Since then, wild ... More >>
Wyclef Jean is coming to the Coors Event Center on Friday, April 20, to perform at a free party thrown for students, sponsored by the CU Student Government in partnership with the Program Council.
As you've probably deduced, there's a method to the madness: This show is being held on 4/20, and that ... More >>
For months, members of CU Boulder's student government have talked about their desire to move the annual 4/20 celebration off campus. But the logistics of doing so proved challenging, prompting leaders to opt for a low-key campaign to shrink attendance. Now we know the centerpiece of their plan: a W ... More >>
Filling up.The fight against the Fourmile Canyon fire near Boulder is far from won. Since our last update on the blaze, says Boulder County public information officer Mike Banuelos, the size of the fire has more than doubled, and so have the manpower resources being deployed to battle it. Get ... More >>