Peace Train: Venezuela in the crosshairs

11/16/2017 03:00 PM MST
Venezuela is the latest in the long list of nations the U.S. has targeted for a change in government. 
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For astronomers, the more messengers, the merrier
11/09/2017 02:27 PM MST - More than 100 million years ago, in a galaxy called NGC 4993, two neutron stars collided and sent gravitational waves thrumming across the cosmos. Full Story

Peace Train: Legacies of the Russian Revolution
11/09/2017 04:30 PM MST - Nov. 7 marked the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, also known as the Bolshevik or October Revolution. Full Story

Peace Train: A race toward catastrophe
11/02/2017 12:47 PM MDT - As many as 200 North Korean laborers were killed after a mine shaft being dug at the regime's nuclear test site collapsed, according to Japan's Asahi TV. Full Story

Peace Train: The Republican tax cut proposal
10/26/2017 07:51 PM MDT - Surprise, surprise, the Republican Party's latest proposed framework for tax cuts will overwhelmingly benefit the uber-wealthy at the expense of the rest of us. Full Story

Contrary to Popular Opinion: A critical miss in comparing good fantasy and bad fantasy
10/23/2017 04:58 PM MDT - A bunch of nerds running around pretending to be elven warriors with foam swords. That's bad fantasy. Full Story

Peace Train: Venezuela and socialism
10/19/2017 05:40 PM MDT - Venezuela is a country in the northern part of South America with a population of about 32 million and abundant oil resources. Full Story

Kate Becker: Hunting high and low for gravitational waves
10/12/2017 04:05 PM MDT - This year's physics Nobel Prize announcement came with a sort of joyful inevitability. Few were surprised that Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish and Kip Thorne, three physicists whose ideas were key to the first direct detection of gravitational waves, each got a share of the 2017 prize. Full Story

Peace Train: A well-earned peace prize
10/12/2017 03:05 PM MDT - On Oct. 6, the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). Full Story

Peace Train: A checklist to improve our health
10/05/2017 02:23 PM MDT - Congress spent months in repeated futile attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The Republican Congressional leadership wanted to replace it with a harmful bill that would also greatly reduce taxes for the wealthy. Full Story

Peace Train: Imperialism goes hand in hand with capitalism
09/28/2017 04:09 PM MDT - The term imperialism derives from the Latin word "imperium" which means command. Imperialism refers to a relationship in which one society has economic and political dominance over another. Full Story

Peace Train: To nuke or not to nuke
09/21/2017 02:38 PM MDT - On Tuesday, President Trump gave his first speech to the U.N. General Assembly. In it he said, "The United States has great strength and patience, but if it is forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea. Full Story

Kate Becker: Goodbye, Cassini, as Saturn mission's bittersweet end
09/14/2017 06:14 PM MDT - By the time you read this, the Cassini spacecraft, which spent the last 13 years orbiting Saturn, will probably be lost inside the ringed planet. Full Story

Peace Train: Iranian deal is best one possible
09/14/2017 03:04 PM MDT - In 2015, the U.S. under the Obama administration — along with Russia, China, Britain, France, Germany and the European Union — agreed on a landmark nuclear deal with Iran. Full Story

Peace Train: The origins of World War I
09/07/2017 03:44 PM MDT - Military strategists often exaggerate their ability to control events. World War I is the paradigm example of military events that totally escaped control. Full Story

Peace Train: Billions in flood damage
08/31/2017 01:58 PM MDT - Here comes the water. All I knew, all I believed Are crumbling images That no longer comfort me. I scramble to reach higher ground, Order and sanity, Or something to comfort me. Full Story

Columnist Q&A: Klefeker knows what's 'On-Air Next'
08/30/2017 09:27 PM MDT - Jolie Klefeker is the new music director for Radio 1190, and as such is entrusted with the sacred duty of supplying a constant stream of new music to the ears at CU and beyond. Full Story

Peace Train: Why is meddling by some nations OK?
08/27/2017 12:46 PM MDT - During the past year, we have been barraged with allegations of Russian hacking of emails that exposed questionable actions by the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton. Full Story

Kate Becker: The American eclipse
08/17/2017 11:10 PM MDT - It is a god, a goddess, a healer, a trickster. It is a passenger in a chariot, a sailor in a boat. It can grant wishes, deliver justice, and empower kings. And when it disappears in the middle of the day — well, just remember to put on your eclipse glasses. Full Story

Peace Train: What you don't know about Korea
08/17/2017 02:46 PM MDT - The current crisis with North Korea arises from the unresolved Korean War. Here are some facts about the Korean War unknown to most Americans. Full Story

Rocky Mountain Gamer: Improvements abound in 'Final Fantasy XII'
08/11/2017 08:46 AM MDT - While the PS4 version of "Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age" is technically a reissue, developer and publisher Square Enix has made enough changes and improvements to warrant another playthrough, if you were lucky enough to experience it the first time. Full Story

Peace Train: On the brink of nuclear hostilities
08/10/2017 03:29 PM MDT - "If they do not now accept our terms, they may expect a rain of ruin from the air, the like of which has never been seen on this earth." Full Story

Kate Becker: Astrobiologists ask what's cooking on Titan
08/03/2017 07:37 PM MDT - Titan has emerged as a surprise best-bet in the search for life beyond Earth: it has a thick, nitrogen-rich atmosphere, organic molecules and even liquid lakes. The catch: Those lakes are made of methane and ethane, not water, which, at Titan's average surface temperature of about minus 290 degrees Fahrenheit, is frozen solid. So astrobiologists have to think creatively about how life might get going on Titan, contemplating the possibility of exotic life forms that use methane as a solvent instead of water. Full Story

Peace Train: Insane policy toward North Korea
08/03/2017 02:38 PM MDT - This year, we commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the unjustifiable U.S. use of nuclear weapons against civilians in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Full Story

Peace Train: Militarism and monopoly capitalism
07/27/2017 04:18 PM MDT - Why are so many modern capitalist societies addicted to militarism? The theory of monopoly capitalism claims that addiction to militarism is no accident. Full Story

Kate Becker: The secret life of dark matter
07/20/2017 03:26 PM MDT - The more you know, the less you understand. It's such a cliché that Don Henley, Donald Trump and Plato have all said it in one form or another, probably making it the only philosophical sentiment to be so triply expressed. Full Story

Peace Train: Imagine nuclear disarmament
07/20/2017 03:24 PM MDT - Imagine a global treaty that could lead to the destruction of all nuclear weapons and forever prohibit their use. Full Story

Popular to Contrary Opinion: Q&A on living the Asian dream
07/09/2017 07:24 PM MDT - When I mention that I lived in South Korea and may move back to Asia (this time to Japan), people ask me a lot of questions. Full Story

Popular to Contrary Opinion: The promised bland
07/09/2017 01:25 PM MDT - I hate being "that foodie guy," and I hate listening to people like me. But I'm one of them. Full Story

Popular to Contrary Opinion: Freaking about job seeking
07/09/2017 01:24 PM MDT - Every morning when I wake up, before I eat or shower or brush my teeth, I check my phone for emails. I average about 20. Full Story

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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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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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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

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