Obama to talk at CU's Norlin Quad, annual 4/20 site: Don't expect any fish fertilizer

The announcement that President Barack Obama will be speaking at CU-Boulder's Norlin Quad on Sunday marks the first time this particular campus spot has made headlines since April -- when the news was very different. Note that Norlin Quad is the site of CU's annual 4/20 event -- or it was until this year, when officials cordoned it off, spread it with stinky fish fertilizer and arrested three people who stepped on it.
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