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CU Boulder student being taken off life support after crash at Eldora

A University of Colorado student is in critical condition and on the verge of being taken off life support after a skiing accident at Eldora Mountain Resort last week. Full Story
CU Boulder campus, system collecting feedback on proposed Title IX changes
The University of Colorado Boulder's Title IX coordinator is helping to collect feedback from the campus about the federal government's proposed changes to how campuses respond to sexual harassment and assault allegations under Title IX, the federal gender equity law. Full Story

CU study finds spinal injuries alter internal body clocks
Spinal injuries can do more than affect mobility, they also can alter internal body clocks, a University of Colorado research study published in the Dec. ENeuro journal found. Full Story

CU Boulder study finds imagination could be as effective as reality
Imagine one of your greatest fears. Now imagine it again. And again. And again. After confronting the fear enough times in your head, your mind may stop reacting to it and you could find there's not much fear left at all, according to a new study from researchers at University at Colorado and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York that was published in the journal Neuron. Full Story

CU Boulder police hiring new commanders, officers
The University of Colorado Police Department is now hiring for two new commander positions as well as more officers. Full Story

CU Boulder professor Don McKinney nominated for Grammy Award
Don McKinney, an associate professor of conducting at the University of Colorado, has been nominated for a Grammy Award for his work on the Dallas Winds album "John Williams at the Movies. Full Story

CU Boulder comes to a resolution with student who said artwork was censored
University of Colorado officials have come to a resolution with the student who said they censored his artwork when they demanded he move it out of a prominent display in the Visual Arts Complex lobby. Full Story

CU Boulder diverting more than half its trash from landfills for the first time
For the first time, in the 2018 fiscal year CU diverted more than half its waste from landfills, according to recently released data. CU reported a 51.32 percent diversion rate, up from 48.22 the year before, by recycling, composting and reusing. Full Story

CU Boulder moves student art exhibit amid complaints about threatening imagery
The move of a student art exhibit, which featured images of self-harm and a noose, from a prominent University of Colorado lobby to a more secluded basement room has sparked a debate about free speech on campus, as well as what responsibility artists have to consider the historical implications of their work. Full Story

Students in Longmont draft lofty plans for humans' future on moon
Tucked away in a room in Longmont, among computers and craft supplies, a group of kids were letting cardboard and hot glue fly Saturday morning while building a model of a lunar colony. Full Story

CU Boulder turns focus to Mars
Just over a week after the arrival of the InSight lander on the surface of Mars, the University of Colorado is hosting an evening event focused on exploration of the red planet. Full Story

Boulder scientists tie uneven sea level rise to climate change
Boulder scientists have teamed on a study which shows that uneven sea level rise over the past 25 years, including higher than average increases in places such as the United States' Eastern Seaboard and the Gulf of Mexico, are partly the result of climate change and that it can be expected to intensify with future warming of the planet. Full Story

Former CU kicker Katie Hnida continues to recover after medical emergency
Katie Hnida, a former University of Colorado football player and the first woman to score points in a major college football game, is continuing to recover after a serious medical episode earlier this year. Full Story

CU study: Dakota Access Pipeline companies lost $7.5 billion by ignoring social risk
University of Colorado researchers calculated that the company and its partners involved in constructing the Dakota Access Pipeline lost at least $7. Full Story

Teams cleaning up after equipment malfunction closes building on CU campus
Most of the Cristol Chemistry and Biochemistry building on the University of Colorado Campus will be open on Wednesday following an equipment malfunction on Tuesday that injured a research student. Full Story

Looks like Dead & Company is planning a return to Boulder's Folsom Field for fourth straight summer
It appears the Dead will rise again at Folsom Field next summer, as the University of Colorado let the cat out of the bag on Dead & Company's plans to play Boulder for the fourth straight year. Full Story

CU Boulder golfer grateful routine physical revealed heart issue
Kelsey Webster left what was supposed to be a routine physical with a diagnosis of a congenital heart defect. The freshman and Division I golfer returned to her University of Colorado residence hall, Kittredge Central, and informed her new roommates of the diagnosis. At the time, a Sunday in late August, she'd only just met the roommates and was staring down the first day of class of her freshman year. Full Story

CU Boulder brings dogs to campus for canine-assisted therapy pilot program
At the beginning of November, CU launched a canine-assisted therapy pilot program. Toby, the Goldendoodle with curlicue fur, a plaid bandana and a matching green vest, visits with students and their therapists on Tuesdays. Bell, the rescue with large brown eyes and a red collar that reads "Therapy Dog," visits on Thursdays. Full Story

CU Boulder researchers delve into why Nike's VaporFly is propelling runners to top finishes
A new study from researchers at the University of Colorado published this week explains why Nike's VaporFly 4% shoes have had so much success in reducing the amount of energy expended during marathons, and why five out of the top six finishers at the New York Marathon happened to be wearing them. Full Story

Former CU Boulder employee sues for racial discrimination
A former University of Colorado employee is suing the school for wrongful termination, alleging he was passed over for teaching opportunities because of his race and then fired when he finally was given a teaching job as retribution for reporting the alleged discrimination. 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