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Achieving that Rocky Mountain glow

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As many in Boulder may know, a dry climate can be tough on the skin...

Seeing Stan with one’s own eyes

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It all started with a walk. I had arrived in Boulder the night before for my film studies job interview, and my first official engagement, I was told, would be “breakfast with Brakhage.” I can’t say I slept too well. While I knew all about the legend — the shaggy-...

Dismal days in Denver

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The Denver Broncos — a franchise most remembered for winning the Super Bowl twice with John Elway at quarterback and fielding more than a dozen playoff teams from the ’80s through the mid-’00s — are now in shambles. Kid-like coach Josh McDaniels, 34, started last ...

Student Guide 2010: Welcome to CU

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What will you do with your time here?Welcome to the first day of your future. If you’re a freshman, the next four years (give or take a semester) promise to be some of the most exciting, challenging and life-changing you’ll ever experience. Chances are, when you ...

Student Guide 2010: Boulder A to Z

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Some words to the wise...

Student Guide 2010: Pay heed when doing the deed

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Sex, sex, sex. Now that we’ve got your attention, let’s talk about a few serious issues. Depending on your personal background, you might feel confident in your sexual knowledge, or you might have an unanswered question or two. Luckily, CU has more resources ...

Student Guide 2010: Boulder’s scene: Local insight for new students

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Boulder can be a scary place as a baby Buff at the University of Colorado. Whether you’re from Boulder, California, the East Coast or Taiwan, a new town and campus are intimidating ideas. But rest assured that you chose a great place to pursue a higher education...

Student Guide 2010: Meet CU’s alcohol and drug policies

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Welcome to campus. For you freshmen in the audience, you now have more than 20,000 new neighbors, and you’ll be spending the next nine months (at least) in each others’ back pockets. To make sure life goes as smoothly as possible for everyone, CU’s Office of ...

Student Guide 2010: Be careful what you sign

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A renter’s guide to negotiating a lease So, you’ve paid your dues in the dorms and are ready to move away from the tyranny of RAs and floor monitors and into your first place. There’s a big, enticing world of rental properties out there, and Craigslist has ...

Student Guide 2010: What’s in a name?

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Armed with new titles, student government eyes Rec Center expansion Your student government controls the largest student-run budget of all public universities in the country, and arguably has the most power. With your student fees, it funds and oversees several ...

Student Guide 2010: You’re in college, it’s time to get politically...

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You`ve seen the photos from the 1960s and 1970s of students protesting on campus with their “Make love, not war” signs. Well, times may have changed, but the college years are still one of the formative periods in one’s life when it comes to political beliefs ...

Student Guide 2010: For studying, there’s no place like Norlin

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When it comes to busting out your favorite highlighter and cracking open that four-inchthick textbook, the place you choose to study is almost as important as the studying itself. Students seem to approach studying in different ways, even though they all have ...