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Recycle your medication

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We all know what to do with plastic boxes, beer cans and glass bottles: recycle them. But what about recycling medication...

2012 Student Guide | It’s your education, choose wisely

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An institution like the University of Colorado Boulder has a diverse range of programs and courses for students to package together into a learning plan. Yet even amidst all of that diversity, from accounting to Yiddish, there is one constant: the Faculty Course ...

Drinkable gardens

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Local and homegrown foods have been a fad in Boulder for so long they’ve become passé — they’re the fodder of restaurant menus across the city. But the local food movement isn’t confined to your entrees. It’s a drinkable movement, too, that’s found its way into ...

2012 Student Guide | CU football pushing forward in the Pac-12

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The University of Colorado’s move west didn’t come without growing pains. The Buffs lost their first six Pac-12 conference games before winning two of their final three contests in 2011, finishing 3-10 overall...

Just a little loan

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Organic, local, sustainable food seems to be a growing trend in America, but it’s also a trend that almost inevitably means higher prices. When most people think of microfinance, likely what comes to mind are images of the developing world: very poor, rural people ...

Take control of your health

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Like most paths in life, the road to living a healthy lifestyle is...

Climate change in Colorado

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A Weather Channel report from mid-July ranked Denver No. 7 in a list of U.S. cities most at risk because of climate change. The Denver entry reads, “In some iterations of this list, with different factors weighted differently, Denver took the number 1 spot...

Playing hurt

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A few years back, I broke my left thumb during an ultimate Frisbee game. Four days later, I broke my right thumb playing volleyball. Ever try turning a key in a lock without your thumbs? I genuinely felt less evolved with my opposable digits temporarily out of ...

Marijuana Growing Practices

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Your next blunt or pot brownie may have some undesirable additives, including neurotoxins, molds and heavy metals. Arsenic, anyone...

Get out

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The National Park Trust has dubbed May 19 National Kids to Parks Day, a day when they invite every family in America to visit a national, state or local park. Their slogan, which is touted by their mascot, Buddy Bison, is simple — “Explore outdoors, the parks are ...

Hemp Industry Overview

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What if we just woke up one day and corn was outlawed?” asks Eric Hunter, president of the Rocky Mountain Hemp Association. “Imagine if 80 years down the road corn was illegal. There go chips, corn syrup, plastic cups. Hemp is just as harmless as corn — why should it...

Plowing a new field

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At his father’s urging, Lenny Martinelli began his culinary calling...