Updated: October 12, 2018 8:03:11 PM MDT
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    Space PotatoSpace Potato: 'Airbender' remake might upset the cabbage cart

    In the mid-aughts, Nickelodeon wowed a generation with "Avatar: The Last Airbender." The series took place in a richly detailed world whose inhabitants practiced an art called "bending," which allowed them to control elemental forces. Full Story
    Inner Strength & Outdoors: Seize the day, but don't touch that bear
    The hills are alive with the sound of cicadas. In fact, the Boulder foothills are alive with copious creepy-crawlies. Full Story

    Campus Life: Buffaloes are social, stubborn and unstoppable
    Welcome, alumni in the making. The hallowed halls of the University of Colorado beckon. (Help us.) Here, you will spend your days deep in thought, absorbing knowledge, adding skills and ideas to your ever-growing repertoire. Full Story

    Space Potato: Summer sci-fi gives us violent delights
    Picture yourself on vacation. Not a road trip or familial obligation. A real treat. A doozy. You're dressed to the nines with an expensive drink in hand. Full Story

    Space Potato: Break the rules in a broken system
    When I was a sleepy-eyed freshman at CU (why did I ever sign up for 8 a.m. classes?), I remember a dirt track that cut across the otherwise lush grass of the Norlin quad. Full Story

    Space Potato: Not a dry eye for the joy and pain of black panthers
    When I go to the movies, I like to sit to the right — not necessarily on the right side of the theater, just to the right of whomever I went with. Full Story

    Space Potato: Wanna splash?
    When sci-fi grandmaster Ursula K. Le Guin died last week, her fans shared many of her quotes, excerpts from her books and articles about her impact on literature. Full Story

    Space Potato: Study with sci-fi and subtitles
    One of the great things about anime — aside from the insanely cute magical critters and copious androgynous hotties — is that if you watch enough, you start to learn Japanese. Full Story

    Space Potato: Whoops, my crack is showing again
    I love video games in which you explore, gather materials and build things, so I snapped up "Feel the Snow" when it went on sale this week. Full Story

    Boulder's restaurant scene is a culinary carnival
    Step right up, friends. Step right up! We've got keto, paleo, locovores and flexitarians, celiac, anaphylactic shock and vegetarians. Full Story

    Body & Soul: Damn, Boulder, you sexy
    Welcome to Boulder, a land of great hiking, goat yoga and bicycle shorts. No wonder it's often ranked as one of the fittest cities in America. Full Story

    Space Potato: Seizing the means of reproduction
    Don't let the bastards grind you down. That's my takeaway from "The Handmaid's Tale," both the Margaret Atwood novel and the recent Hulu adaptation. Full Story

    Space Potato: The other gray meat
    A city sleeps under a fantastically gibbous moon, but something is just beginning to wake from its slumber. Full Story

    Space Potato: Right in the Nuggets
    For International Women's Day, I saw a dude get kicked in the plums. Full Story

    Space Potato: Pantsing and swirlies aren't going to make America great again
    I would hurt a fly. I'm not just jumping on the "Westworld" bandwagon here. (Although I am admittedly a sucker for sentient androids.) Full Story

    Space Potato: For the love of bleep
    Warning: If bad language offends you, read no further. This warning could start every edition of the Colorado Daily, because there's likely to be a dose of profanity in each issue. Full Story

    Outdoor life: Embark on your vision quest
    From tree huggers to deer hunters, Coloradans are a nature-loving lot. And we're so proud of this gorgeous place, we wear the state flag on our T-shirts and bumper stickers and skivvies. Full Story

    Know your columnist: Hardies is an occasional 'Space Potato'
    Deanna Hardies is the editor of the Colorado Daily and infrequent writer of the Space Potato column. Her hobbies include eating potatoes, reading about space and drawing stupid animal puns. Full Story

    Space Potato: Party like a mother
    I offer you a story of a recent Saturday evening that still feels like fiction. In order for you to understand the disbelief and delight this memory stirs for me, I must first introduce you to my mother. Full Story

    Space Potato: Gawking at a gas giant
    Hola, folks. It's your friendly, neighborhood editor filling in again, and well-equipped to commiserate with your party-tender head meats. Full Story

    (Matt York / Associated Press)
    College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

    Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

    After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

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    (Matt York / Associated Press)
    College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

    Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

    After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

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    (Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer)
    Second Story Garage: Gasoline Lollipops

    The Boulder alt-country band gives its EPs names such as Death and Resurrection, and its songs bear the mark of hard truths and sin. But the punk energy behind the playing, and the sense that it's all in good fun, make it OK to dance to a song like "Death." Full Story