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CU's Conference on World Affairs defends admission fee for student keynote speech

Policy surrounding Olympian's appearance draws criticism in some quarters
The Conference on World Affairs, the freewheeling annual week of speakers and panelists at the University of Colorado that turns 70 this year, has founding principles that include a commitment to the conference being free and open to all. Full Story
Police scout Ann Coulter event in California to prep for her CU Boulder appearance
The University of Colorado and Boulder police departments sent employees to an Ann Coulter event in California last weekend to help prepare the university for the controversial commentator's appearance later this week. Full Story

Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman to speak at CU Boulder during CWA week
Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman is among three people expected to deliver keynote and major addresses during the Conference on World Affairs at the University of Colorado in April. Raisman's appearance, however, unlike most CWA events, will not be open to the public while CU students, faculty and staff will be charged. Full Story

CU police investigating sexual contact allegation related to Boulder campus theater production
University of Colorado police are investigating a case of possible unlawful sexual contact in connection with a Boulder campus theater production that canceled its final weekend of performances earlier this month. Full Story

CU Boulder taps Oregon Gov. Kate Brown as commencement speaker
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, a University of Colorado alumna, will deliver the spring commencement address at Folsom Field on May 10, the Boulder campus announced today. Full Story

Police locate potentially suicidal man on CU Boulder's East Campus
Boulder and University of Colorado police located a person who may have been suicidal and armed in the area of the Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building on CU's East Campus on Sunday afternoon. Full Story

CU Boulder eyes $873M budget for next academic year
The University of Colorado Boulder has proposed an $873 million budget to address lacking campus maintenance, secure its insurance funds and compensate faculty among other initiatives for the 2018-19 academic year. Full Story

CU Boulder pot researchers invite public to hitch ride on project
As rapidly as the cannabis industry in Colorado and across the United States is expanding, scientists' data-based knowledge of pot's effects has not been keeping pace. Full Story

Conservative Thought and Policy Program growing at CU Boulder
The University of Colorado Boulder's Center for Western Civilization, Thought and Policy has doubled the number of visiting scholars for the 2018-2019 academic year from one to two in an attempt to build the center's prominence on campus. Full Story

CU Boulder study links late light and children's sleep patterns
Children might be losing out on a good night's sleep if exposed to too much light before bedtime, a new study conducted by the University of Colorado Boulder suggests. Full Story

More than an award: Boulder Chamber honors business leaders
It takes a lot of things to create a solid and successful business community. Award presentations might not be high on anyone's list of the most important building blocks, but Sharon Matusik thinks they have their place. Full Story

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox and Nigel Farage, architect of Brexit, to debate at CU Boulder
The Steamboat Institute is hosting former Mexican President Vicente Fox and Brexit architect Nigel Farage for a debate on nationalism and globalism on April 2 at the University of Colorado's Macky Auditorium. Full Story

Anderson Cooper discusses muting Trump on Twitter in CU Boulder talk
When President Donald Trump's notorious Twitter post calling numerous media outlets as "FAKE NEWS" and "enemy of the American People" flashed across a large screen inside Macky Auditorium on Tuesday night, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper quickly chimed in: "Oh, did he tweet in? Full Story

City settles for $100,000 with CU Boulder student who tripped, fell on downtown sidewalk
Boulder will pay a University of Colorado student $100,000 in a settlement of a lawsuit concerning a pedestrian injury that occurred downtown. Full Story

CU Boulder student accused of throwing glass at man's face in Boulder bar
A University of Colorado student has been arrested after police say he threw a glass and broke another man's nose at a bar in downtown Boulder last month. Full Story

Ann Coulter, conservative commentator, to speak at CU Boulder later this month
Conservative author and commentator Ann Coulter is coming to the University of Colorado later this month to speak at an event hosted by the Boulder campus' chapter of Turning Point USA. Full Story

Bobby Seale, co-founder of the Black Panther Party, speaks at CU Boulder
When Bobby Seale approached the podium inside a lecture hall in the University of Colorado on Wednesday evening, a single woman in the nearly 500-person crowd pumped her clenched fist into the air. Full Story

CU Boulder hosts Dr. Mae Jemison, who's still focused on the stars
Dr. Mae C. Jemison's impressive career will always be highlighted by one notable achievement. But she wants the world to know that she is focused on frontiers that still lie ahead. Full Story

CU Boulder student conducting bear survey as part of master's thesis
A University of Colorado student is utilizing an online bear-related survey as part of her master's thesis on human-bear conflicts in the area, the results of which she hopes can be used to support the efforts of various organizations involved in bear management. Full Story

CU hack-a-thon brings out about 600 students for 'invention marathon'
University of Colorado sophomore Avery Anderson's experience with a speech impediment in elementary school sparked an idea for a sign-language-to-speech website. 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