CU-Boulder's usually high finish in the Princeton Review's reefer madness rankings is only one reason why Boulder has a national reputation as a pot mecca. But the powers that be are clearly trying to maintain the line between legal and illegal marijuana sales, as witnessed by the recent arrests of ... More >>
Yesterday, we shared the Princeton Review's latest analysis of top party schools (Colorado institutions missed the cut) and the highest scoring reefer madness colleges (CU-Boulder slipped from first to second). All of which inspired one of our readers to wonder what kind of students are basing their ... More >>
The latest edition of the Princeton Review's annual party schools list is out, and for the second consecutive year, CU-Boulder didn't make the cut -- this despite being named Playboy's best party school as recently as 2011, and finishing third in the Daily Beast's rankings last year. But despite two ... More >>
Update: On Monday, we reported about the arrests of CU students Thomas Cunningham and Mary Essa for "pot brownie assault" -- secretly feeding a professor and classmates dosed sweets, prompting three hospitalizations; see previous coverage below. Cunningham was originally busted on suspicion of four ... More >>
Yesterday, Governor John Hickenlooper quietly signed Amendment 64. But the reaction from major players who oppose the new pot law has been considerably louder. U.S. Attorney John Walsh and the Colorado State Patrol both issued terse warnings calculated to harsh the buzzes of celebrants. And a prior ... More >>
The most recent episode of the ABC news magazine 20/20 featured a segment about drunk walking, with correspondent Amy Robach declaring that it happens in a certain community pretty much every weekend. Which one? The piece on view below answers that question with a cut to a bunch of boisterous dudes ... More >>
As CU-Boulder continues to get attention for its new rule allowing concealed-carry-permit holders to have guns in some family housing units, Colorado State University in Fort Collins is sticking with a stricter policy. At CSU, guns aren't allowed in any dormitories or apartments, period. And offici ... More >>
The latest edition of the Princeton Review's top colleges tome, released this week, is an irony bonanza for CU-Boulder. The school, which topped Playboy's party school list last year, and finished third in Daily Beast party school rankings two weeks ago, is entirely absent from the Princeton Review ... More >>
CU-Boulder has spent a lot of time and effort trying to ditch its party-school reputation -- by, for example, cracking down on the annual 4/20 celebration this year. Nonetheless, Newsweek has just placed the university third on its new party-school list, using unusual criteria: the number of arrests ... More >>
Earlier this month, a CU Boulder spokesman denied that the university's approach to the annual 4/20 celebration on campus represented a crackdown. But that was before the announcement that Norlin Quad would be closed and visitors banned on a day that's clearly not among CU president Bruce Benson's f ... More >>
Last week, in a post about the CU Boulder student legislative council passing a resolution to move the annual 4/20 event off campus, we noted that the university had topped a survey by Newsweek and the Daily Beast of the nation's druggiest colleges. But CU spokesman Bronson Hilliard -- who la ... More >>
Robinson.Last month, we told you about CU student government leaders calling for the 4/20 celebration to be moved off-campus. Now, a new survey of CU students shows that the vast majority of them didn't "partake," according to vice president of internal affairs Carly Robinson -- and she feels ... More >>
With a nickname like "Buffs," it's no wonder that the naked-lady-lovin' folks at Playboy magazine would have a hard-on for the University of Colorado at Boulder. And now they've expressed their affection for the school's lifestyle by naming CU America's number one party school (Link is NSFW). ... More >>
At which school do you think you're most likely to see these?Earlier in the week, we brought you news of the University of Colorado's fall in the pot rankings. But why stop there? The Princeton Review ranks, logically or not , all manner of things: class discussions, race relations, general e ... More >>
Bruce Benson.On Friday, we named University of Colorado at Boulder president Bruce Benson Shmuck of the Week for complaining in advance about the way the Princeton Review comes up with its annual party school and reefer madness rankings. Naturally, we assumed he was doing so because CU was ne ... More >>
Bruce Benson.Each Friday, we anoint a deserving person as our Shmuck of the Week. Here's our latest winner... Any kid with two brain cells to rub together knows that you don't start making excuses for doing something wrong until you get caught. But that's apparently one lesson CU president ... More >>
A Flickr photo."I'm so wasted! Not as wasted as the kids at Wisconsin, but still ..."Important, breaking story today from the Associated Press, assuming you either have a college-bound child and want to know where not send him, or you are a college-bound child and want to know where to go: Th ... More >>
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