Updated: July 18, 2018 2:47:44 PM MDT
 
 
 
 
Space PotatoSpace 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

From the editor: Hola, Boulder
Well, hello there. Come here often? Pleased to meetcha. Although, you know, you look familiar. Maybe we've already met on campus or on a trail. Or maybe you've seen me yelling along to some Weird Al while we were both waiting at a stoplight. Because I've been kick 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