Updated: September 21, 2014 10:15:54 AM MDT
 
 
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    CU-Boulder's MAVEN enters Martian orbit after 10-month journey

    09/21/2014 10:23 PM MDT
    There was a nervous buzz in the air at Lockheed Martin Space Systems in Littleton Sunday night. Lockheed's Waterton Canyon facility is the mission operations center for NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission. 
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    CU-Boulder finds room to grow in space, 30 years after initiative's launch
    09/20/2014 08:27 PM MDT - Dave Brain was only 11 years old and in elementary school in 1984, when then-President Arnold Weber laid out a vision for the University of Colorado to soar into the top ranks of universities engaged in space research.  Full Story

    CU-Boulder police investigating possible 'peeping Tom' at Stearns East
    09/19/2014 09:29 AM MDT - University of Colorado police are investigating a report of a man who reportedly tried to take a cellphone picture of a student showering in the Stearns East tower of Williams Village, according to a Facebook post. Full Story

    CU-Boulder's new freshmen class the smartest, most diverse ever
    09/18/2014 06:36 PM MDT - According to census data released Thursday, the 5,869 freshmen who descended on the Boulder campus a few weeks ago have the highest average high school grade point average and college entrance exam scores of any entering class in CU history. Full Story

    Boulder quietly tests bicycle-specific traffic signals
    09/20/2014 10:06 AM MDT - Rob Allen is a frequent visitor to the bike corridor along 13th Street in downtown Boulder. But when it was pointed out to him Thursday that the typical circular traffic light at 13th and Walnut streets had been replaced with a bicycle-shaped signal, Allen admitted he had not, in fact, noticed the light. Full Story

    Genomics pioneer J. Craig Venter to speak at CU-Boulder
    09/18/2014 12:36 PM MDT - Pioneering genomics researcher J. Craig Venter will give a keynote talk at the University of Colorado on Sept. 29 about the scientific potential of, and future products derived from, "synthetic life."  Full Story

    Experts: Mystery fireball over Boulder actually part of a Russian spy satellite
    09/18/2014 06:50 AM MDT - Earlier this month, some residents in Boulder saw an object burn up in the sky, a fiery event that most thought was a meteor entering the atmosphere. But now experts say the mystery fireball seen from New Mexico to Montana likely was part of a Russian spy satellite that fell from orbit and burned up over Colorado and Wyoming. Full Story

    CU-Boulder hosts series of small career fairs
    09/16/2014 06:47 PM MDT - The University of Colorado is shaking up the traditional career fair model this fall, thanks to ongoing renovations to the Glenn Miller Ballroom. Full Story

    Body found behind Arapahoe Village likely Boulder's 6th homeless death of 2014
    09/15/2014 11:39 PM MDT - Boulder police are investigating what appears to be the city's sixth homeless death outdoors this year after the body of a man was found behind the Arapahoe Village shopping center over the weekend. Full Story

    Boulder Pridefest celebrates 'one community, many identities' at 11th annual festival
    09/15/2014 06:36 AM MDT - Out Boulder's 11th annual Pridefest on Sunday at Boulder's Central Park proved to be the biggest yet, drawing a happy, fun crowd looking to support each other and the area's queer community. Full Story

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    College footballCU football: Buffs making progress offensively

    However, Lindgren looking for more in run game, on scoreboard
    Brian Lindgren likes what he is seeing from the Colorado offense, but he's not satisfied. The Buffaloes' offensive coordinator has overseen an offense that has gained more than 400 total yards of production for three straight weeks. Full Story
    (Cliff Grassmick / Daily Camera)
    College footballCU football: Buffs making progress offensively

    However, Lindgren looking for more in run game, on scoreboard
    Brian Lindgren likes what he is seeing from the Colorado offense, but he's not satisfied. The Buffaloes' offensive coordinator has overseen an offense that has gained more than 400 total yards of production for three straight weeks. Full Story
    (Paul Aiken / Daily Camera)
    Second Story Garage: Slow Caves

    Slow Caves has an image, and that's a great advantage when you're a new band. Identity usually comes slow and by default in the textbook cycle of band life. But it came almost from the outset for this Fort Collins quintet, and its SoCal sheen, youthful swagger and skateboard cool seem, if not intentional, at least immediate to the project. Full Story