Denver blog posts shoot over 65 percent. Roundball Mining Company's Kalen recaps yesterday's shocking Nugs loss to the Warriors, and shows no love for George Karl. Denver Egotist: CU-Boulder's One Show pencil-winning work. Mile High Hockey's Brett Shumway on the Avs' latest loss in a season fille ... More >>
Earlier this week, we chatted with CU-Boulder Police's Ryan Huff about the school's preparations to close campus on 4/20 for the second consecutive year. He said many of the 100 or so people who'd requested visitor passes for tomorrow seemed more focused on attending tonight's Macklemore concert tha ... More >>
Last month, CU-Boulder announced that it would be closing campus on 4/20 for the second consecutive year -- and attorney Rob Corry, who unsuccessfully challenged the shutdown in 2012, is encouraging Boulderites to take part in Denver's 4/20 rally. If many of them do so, CU-Boulder could be quiet th ... More >>
While speaking about CU-Boulder's plan to close the campus again on April 20 in an effort to end the 4/20 event there, spokesman Bronson Hilliard stressed the need to communicate clearly about the university's rationale, and he wasn't kidding. After we published posts about a threatened lawsuit to b ... More >>
Yesterday, CU-Boulder announced that for the second consecutive year, the campus would be closed on April 20 in an effort to squelch the annual 4/20 event there; see our original coverage below. Why take this controversial tack again? CU-Boulder spokesman Bronson Hilliard is straight-forward, deemi ... More >>
We love us some Urban Dictionary, in part because it features plenty of unusual definitions for words we thought we knew pretty damn well -- like, for instance, "Colorado" and "Denver." Our latest collection, featuring original (and unedited) definitions we've photo-illustrated, features words insp ... More >>
Denver blog post come to play, every day. Backbeat's collection of local Harlem Shake videos came out on Friday -- and as the Denver Egotist points out, there's already a new one from CU-Boulder. Shake it up, baby. At Predominantly Orange, Rick Jussel speculates about the Broncos' offense getting ... More >>
As a university town, Boulder has a reputation for supporting both the avant garde and the cultural underground. Tonight, for instance, the Univerisity of Colorado boulder will host the multimedia program Invasion 2012, featuring works by students of new media technology-arts ground-breakers Mark Am ... More >>
Our post about CU-Boulder's approach to allowing concealed-carry-permit holders to bring guns on-campus -- by banning guns in dorms and at football games but creating special CCP-approved graduate housing -- spurred one commenter to distill his response into a mathematical formula....
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 >>
Earlier this week, we told you about CU-Boulder's new regs concerning concealed-carry permits -- changes necessitated by a Colorado Supreme Court ruling allowing them on campus two years after the university added Nerf guns to its banned weapons list. Shortly thereafter, one professor said he'd canc ... 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 >>
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 >>
Residents who live around City Park got a bit of a surprise -- and a little mystery -- on Sunday when five massive military helicopters landed inside the park around 10:30 a.m. near Duck Lake. The copters, which all appeared to be Marine vehicles, hung out for a bit before flying off. But no one got ... 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 >>
Denver blog posts are counting the minutes 'til 4:20. Denver Stiffs' Andrew Feinstein on how Wilson Chandler's injury impacts the Nugs. Colorado Pols thinks Barack Obama is eager to pick a fight over student loans -- the subject that's bringing him to CU-Boulder on Tuesday. Denver Egotist salutes ... More >>
In defending CU Boulder's decision to close Norlin Quad and ban visitors on 4/20, Chancellor Philip DiStefano claims the event is a party, not a protest -- an assertion echoed by the institution's spokesperson. But Mark Silverstein, legal director for the Colorado ACLU scoffs at this argument even a ... 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 >>
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 >>
You'll never look at an urban tree in quite the same way after you've been on the Fall Tree Walk offered annually on the University of Colorado at Boulder campus by the CU Museum of Natural History. That 's because it's leaf-peeping with a purpose, a serene evening stroll led by an expert, wi ... More >>
Shipley.Jeremy Shipley reportedly did something a lot of us do at one time or another -- got a little tipsy, then discovered he'd locked himself out of his apartment and tried to climb in a window. Problem is, said window was on the fourth floor. He soon fell and died afterward -- but from a ... More >>
http://www.colorado.edu/vrc/bucc/BuCC.htmWith all the great restaurants and the amazing farmers' market in Boulder, you sometimes feel like you're living in some food fairytale here. But when you don't jump down the rabbit hole, it's not hard to see how bleak the situation is around the rest ... More >>
Howard Dean having one of his quieter moments.Howard Dean, the former emphatic Democratic Committee Chairman, and ex-Bush administration mastermind Karl Rove are set to go head-to-head next month on the CU Boulder campus. And considering that the two rest on opposite ends of the political spe ... More >>
Beware a fusillade of spongy, padded death.CU-Boulder has banned Nerf guns being used in an on-campus game called Humans vs. Zombies, ostensibly because cops seeing the handle of the weapon protruding from pants or pockets might think a student was packing a real weapon as opposed to one prim ... More >>
With students returning to the University of Colorado at Boulder campus for the fall semester, the Boulder Police Department is stepping up DUI patrols -- and the CU cops will be out in greater force, too. The university department has added six more officers as part of an overall plan to red ... More >>
A Flickr photo The University of Colorado at Boulder's commencement ceremony took place on Saturday, where grads laughed in the face of swine-flu fears with a little help from Purell. But the folks at Boulder's Cloud 9 Living, which specializes in "world-class experience gifts," know that plenty of ... More >>
A Flickr photoMason Tvert hasn't turned narc. He's seen wearing a Halloween costume. April 20 isn't only the anniversary of the killings at Columbine High School. It's also 4/20, a national celebration of cannabis culture -- something long supported by Mason Tvert, executive director of SAFER (Safe ... More >>
Get some perspective in Boulder this week.
Michelle Ellsworth debuts a new dance performance.
Visiting South Park with the man who would be Butters.
Tough cookies strut their stuff in a new Boulder film series.
Basementalism, KVCU-AM/1190, 4 to 7 p.m. Saturdays
April 1-7, 1999