It's been a rough September for the University of Colorado. First the Buffs football team lost to their now arch-rivals, the Colorado State University Rams, in the annual early-season battle at Sports Authority Field, and then the entire school fell off Playboy's yearly list of the biggest party sch ... More >>
In a safety advisory issued early this morning, the CU-Boulder police have revealed a disturbing and unusual potential crime. According to the release, a man may have been sexually assaulted by another man late last night in a room at Folsom Field, home of the CU Buffs football team and the largest ... More >>
When I think back on the first time I heard Dave Matthews (no, I mean, really heard Dave Matthews), I think of a collection of balmy summer nights in my hometown of Boston -- bare feet in wet grass, a Natural Ice buzz, the beautiful, frightening uncertainty of youth. Me and my friends loaded up our ... More >>
Put on your stars and stripes and your red, white and blue: the Fourth of July is just days away. Across the United States, fireworks, parades and barbecues will celebrate Independence Day -- and Denver has no shortage of patriotic pride. Here are ten ways to celebrate this year. See also: - Fiv ... More >>
Following the Boston Marathon bombing, runners looking forward to participating in this year's BolderBOULDER quickly spoke out about participating despite increased fears about terrorism and "soft targets." Nonetheless, security for the event has been beefed up. CU-Boulder Police spokesman Ryan Hu ... More >>
The Denver Police Department says that at this time, there's no known local link to the horrific attack at the Boston Marathon yesterday. Yet the images currently blanketing news broadcasts can't help striking a chord with local runners expecting to participate in the BolderBOULDER and Colfax Marat ... More >>
Talk about awkward timing. There's no direct connection, monetary or otherwise, between CU-Boulder's proposal for an 8.7 percent tuition hike next year and a plan for a $170 million upgrade to the university's sports facilities; see graphics and more below. But a CU spokesman concedes that the schoo ... More >>
This is the first National Bison Day, a project pushed by groups that would like to make bison the national mammal. For the past century, every day has been a bison day in Denver, since the city has had its own herd since 1914 -- but if other bison boosters had their way, there would be two more her ... More >>
What's the atmosphere like at Folsom Field during a CU Buffs game when the home team is getting its ass kicked? Based on my hours in the student section amid UCLA's 42-14 shellacking of the Buffs on Saturday, surprisingly great. As long as you're not in the line of puke, that is.
When my family members tried to check out last night's solar eclipse from a spot in Jefferson County, they saw...nothing, due to cloud cover. Those who gathered at CU-Boulder's Folsom Field had better luck, and that's a good thing -- because there were a record-setting 10,000 of them. See video of t ... More >>
ALTITUDE MUSIC FESTIVAL @ BALCH FIELD HOUSE | 4.28.12 See Also: • Q&A with Gramatik • Snowball Music Festival 2012, Day One and Day Two • CU WelcomeFest 2011 • Sonic Bloom pre-party slideshow featuring GRiZ CU Program Council and Insomniac Events blew the walls of Balch Field House last n ... More >>
This Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. at the Stadium Club at Folsom Field on the campus of the University of Colorado in Boulder, two local icons will be inducted into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame. Denver Folklore Center founder Harry Tuft and legendary concert promoter Barry Fey will be entered into t ... More >>
As reported here last month, Barry Fey and Harry Tuft are on deck to become the next inductees into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame. Due to an increased demand, the ceremony, originally slated to take place at the Dal Ward Athletic Center on the University of Colorado Boulder campus, has been moved ... More >>
Ralphie could kick your ass!Everyone's watching, to see what you will do Everyone's looking at you, oh Everyone's wondering, will you come out tonight Everyone's trying to get it right, get it right Everybody's blogging for the weekend!!! The Colorado Independent has Michael Bennet defending ... More >>
Samantha WebbThis Independence Day, we won't be fighting crowds in public areas, risking a ticket for an open container or grilling our own meat for all the neighbors. Instead, we're going to watch celebratory explosions in the sky while getting fat, drunk and happy on a patio around town. I ... More >>
A Flickr photoHungry for football?Congratulations, CU. Bleacher Report's Dan Scofield just named Boulder one of the ten best college-football cities in America to tailgate. Make that number ten. And, unfortunately, this achievement is tainted to some degree by the fact that CU made the list ... More >>
The seat under Dan Hawkins is less hot than it was -- but not by much.Something unusual happened at Folsom Field on Saturday: CU actually won a game against a decent opponent, narrowly besting Texas A&M 35-34. In doing so, the Buffs actually racked up some impressive offensive stats, with qua ... More >>
CU Buffs coach Dan Hawkins' news conference yesterday, excerpted in the Boulder Daily Camera clip above and viewable in its entirety below, began with an opening statement that lasted more than twenty minutes, and it seemed longer. Hawkins is a smart guy, and he's got to know that he's not long for ... More >>
Will the Pearl Street Mall crawl like this again? Ever since word surfaced about a Facebook campaign to resurrect the once-wild (and long-dormant) Boulder Mall Crawl, the Boulder Police Department has attempted to dial down the prospect of a too-huge throng celebrating on the Pearl Street Mal ... More >>
Last night, Colorado State University fans descended on downtown Fort Collins to celebrate the Rams' out-of-the-blue 23-17 victory over the heavily favored CU Buffs in this year's Rocky Mountain Showdown. But what began as a good time devolved into a bummer when cops used rubber bullets to disperse ... More >>
CU athletic director Mike Bohn as seen in a video announcing the Invesco deal.When the University of Colorado at Boulder insisted on staging this year's "Rocky Mountain Showdown" with the Colorado State University Rams at Folsom Field -- supposedly to guarantee that at least six games would t ... More >>
The Denver Outlaws light a spark. Can't believe you're still at work? Get out. It's time to plan your fabulous July 4th weekend, so here's what you should do: Go hang out with a marg at Mezcal and ponder. You could even have some fun along with the relaxation: There's a Beyond José tequila educati ... More >>
Photo by Arapaho RancMany Whole Foods stores in the Rocky Mountain region are featuring a special kind of meat right now, a meat that has some meaning. Panorama Grass-Fed Meats Inc. and the Arapaho Ranch, a native American enterprise, have partnered to bring organic, grass-fed meat to you.At the Bel ... More >>
Oh, to have the Purell franchise at the University of Colorado at Boulder graduation ceremony, taking place at Folsom Field at 8:30 a.m. this morning. Earlier this week, reports surfaced about three possible swine-flu cases at CU, but officials decided against canceling the celebration, pimped in th ... More >>
Photo: Brian Landis Folkins Dave Matthews Band will reportedly be issuing Live at Mile High Music Festival, an album featuring recordings captured at the second night of AEG's inaugural music festival, which took place this past July at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City. The disc from t ... More >>
In 1992, Westword published its ninth Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from Best Last Stand (the Denver Zephyrs, about to be supplanted by the Colorado Rockies) to Best Bail Bondsman (Duane Chapman, before he became known as “Dog”) to Best — and Sometimes ... More >>
There I was, on the home stretch of the Bolder Boulder, pounding down Folsom Street (read: jogging at an exhausted pace barely faster than a walk), endorphins ramping up for final push over the last hill. Then I heard it, blasting from a loudspeaker at a gas station: “Always have to steal my kisse ... More >>
There are vampires galore at Starz.
The shootout between CU and CSU erupts again this Saturday.
From the week of September 9, 2004
Walk softly and carry a big shtick
Bill McCartney's football diary
Deadheads pick up the tie-dyed banner
February 6, 2003
Can CU's new head coach find his team's animal instinct?
Here's a loaded question: Have CU's frats cleaned up their act? We find out.
THE BANDS THAT CAN FILL STADIUMS OFFER ONLY BLASTS FROM THE PAST.