For years, CU Boulder was a perennial on party-school lists -- and for years, administrators bitched about it. When it comes to Playboy's just-announced top-party-school roster for 2014, however, it's a headache (or a point of pride) for another Colorado college -- one that's richly deserving but do ... More >>
When National Public Radio's weekly news quiz, "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!," began, way back in 1998, host Peter Sagal and his sidekick, radio veteran Carl Kassell, weren't even in the same room, let alone in front of a studio audience. The call-in show was recorded remotely from different studios. ... More >>
Over the years, we've intermittently highlighted unsolved Colorado murders listed on the indispensable Families of Homicide Victims and Missing Persons website. Our most recent offering appeared last September, on the National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims. For loved ones left behind, howeve ... More >>
TUES | MANOWAR at OGDEN THEATRE | 2/18/14 Manowar is powered by lyrics crowned in fantasy-flamed swords, armor, and everything having to do with metal warfare clashing into Norse mythology. Eric Adams's powerful vocals are steeped in wordy wizardry that really drives home the aggressive themes. "Man ... 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 >>
The Courage Classic concludes today. But the Children's Hospital cycling fundraiser, now in its 24th year, has already been marked by a first-of-its-kind tragedy: the death of a participant. Rick Lester, 61, a major figure in the Colorado Springs arts community, and a four-time Courage Classic ride ... More >>
As part of what's termed their "guiding principles," the Regents serving the University of Colorado call on the institution to "respect diversity in all of its forms, including diversity of political, geographic, cultural, intellectual and philosophical perspectives." Is CU accomplishing these goal ... More >>
I'm Shmacked is the umbrella term for a series of documentaries intended to capture the culture on college campuses across the country -- which translates to videos of partying students gleefully losing their shit. The latest I'm Shmacked stop? CU-Boulder on St. Patrick's Day, naturally. We've grabb ... More >>
Welcome to the weekend, amigos! We made it, and we've got another fine weekend of tunes to look forward to. From hip-hop and bluegrass to indie rock and southern rock, there's a variety of options, both local and national, to choose from. We've got all of the shows happening on the Front Range over ... 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 >>
Editor's note: This is the latest profile in Kelsey Whipple's ongoing series highlighting local political activists. In the house where she grew up, Ashlin Malouf-Spinden's family spent a great deal of time discussing democracy. But because they feared retribution, those conversations never left t ... More >>
Over the past few years, Boulder has ranked as America's healthiest, happiest, brainiest, foodiest, most sustainable and worst dressed city -- the list goes on. More recently, the University of Colorado at Boulder was named the top party school. So it's no surprise that CU has topped another list -- ... More >>
For close to three decades, Bob and Cathy Lyons ran the no-frills, nautical-themed Brown Barrel Tavern at 76 South Broadway. The bar was one of the last old-school joints in the Baker neighborhood, an area that was once full of them, and earned a nod in our Best of Denver issue for best dive ... More >>
What makes someone "the most socially influential college student?" Off The Quad, a Boulder-based digital provider of daily tips about hot goings-on, has come up with a (nerdy) algorithm to figure it out that takes into account how often said college student posts stuff on Facebook and how m ... More >>
Theron and Teague Harrison, Manual High School's top debaters and the subjects of our recent feature, "Say What?", were in New York City this past weekend for the Urban Debate National Championship, along with Thomas Jefferson High debaters Danite Reda and Talan Lousignont. So how did Denver ... More >>
Dean Singleton.Update:As of yesterday afternoon, the Denver Post hadn't published an article about its latest circulation report -- for space reasons, perhaps? However, such a piece appears in today's print edition -- and it's less spin-happy than usual, straight-forwardly conceding that sale ... More >>
Dull. Boring. Formulaic. Uniformly bland. Uninteresting. Calculated. Inoffensive. Forgettable. These are just a few of the adjectives that various critics from across the country have used to describe the Fray's self-titled sophomore release. As observed in this column last week, the band is clearly ... More >>
CU students have twice won the Solar Decathlon. Can they make it a three-peat?
The loss of a remarkable arts advocate.
When sexual orientation conflicts with church doctrine, how tolerant should a Catholic University be?
The doctor is out.
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Winter Women's Workshop is hot
New takes on modernism are a fitting sendoff for Judish.
Holiday football reveals a new Colorado ailment.
Contemporary art is the focus of two small shows at the DAM.
The Big Ka-Boom, Part One (Alternative Tentacles)
Hard-court hardcores are held hostage by the season.
Who has the right to write about the lord of the Ring's fictional tongues?
Printed matter papers the walls at the William Havu Gallery.
Channel 31 staffs up for its evening news show.
The spirit of the '60s thrives.
Trivia Bowl 1999.
Anne Sulton missed out on the civil-rights movement of the Sixties. Now she's making up for it.
The Descendents live to punk again.
Super-producer Butch Vig hopes Garbage will trash your expectations.
Bad Religion is pushing punk rock to the masses.