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Hickenlooper picks CU Boulder Professor Melissa Hart for vacant Colorado Supreme Court seat

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday announced that he's chosen University of Colorado law professor Melissa Hart to fill a vacant seat on the Colorado Supreme Court. Full Story
Four Boulder climate scientists taking their research to France
Four Boulder scientists and a fifth based in Golden are among the brain drain of leading climate scientists packing their bags and leaving for France, the spearhead of countries combatting climate change. Full Story

CU Boulder, city discuss projects to revitalize the Hill
University of Colorado students and the city of Boulder have partnered to tackle revitalization projects for an area near and dear to many Buffs' hearts: University Hill.  Full Story

CU Boulder study sees future decline in wind power for U.S.
A study published this week and led by a University of Colorado researcher shows that carbon emissions will reduce the amount of wind available in the future for conversion into electricity in the Northern Hemisphere and mid-latitudes as the climate warms. Full Story

CU Boulder dining halls serving up nostalgia with select students' family recipes
Matthew Murray cleaned his plate by chowing down on his mom's famous chicken and sausage gumbo despite her being more than a thousand miles away in Louisiana. Full Story

CU Boulder once again letting people pay off parking tickets with food donations
The University of Colorado is bringing back its Food For Fines program for the holidays, which allows people to pay off their parking tickets by donating food items. Full Story

CU Boulder alum turned activist, author shares her story on military rape
Lynn Hall wishes she could go back to her 20-year-old self standing on the University of Colorado Boulder campus, grab her younger shoulders and share the news that she proudly published a memoir about her rape on the United States Air Force Academy campus in Colorado. Full Story

Former CU Buffs corner Anthony Julmisse gets probation in plea deals
Former University of Colorado cornerback Anthony Julmisse was sentenced to probation and community service after accepting plea deals in both his domestic violence and robbery cases. Full Story

Pearl West developer added to lead hotel project on Boulder's University Hill
Randy Nichols, who co-developed the Pearl West building in downtown Boulder, has been added, as lead developer, to the project team working on a large and potentially transformative development on University Hill. Full Story

CU Boulder program connects student veterans to industry professionals
Lloyd Thrall, University of Colorado alum and Army veteran, enlisted the help of local technology and business experts to draft a program intended to elevate veteran assistance beyond platitudes about past service and a handshake, he said. Full Story

CU prof advocates for Guam as North Korean nuclear rhetoric heats up
Tiara Na'puti's phone buzzes in the middle of the night with a news alert from a Guam media outlet giving its readers strategies to survive a nuclear attack. Full Story

CU Boulder researchers target single-molecule DNA sequencing
University of Colorado researchers are developing new techniques for faster and more cost-effective single-molecule DNA sequencing which may have dramatic impacts on genetic screening, and enable advances in early cancer detection, vaccine development and organ transplants. Full Story

CU Boulder solar instruments, roughly size of a buffalo, headed to space
The University of Colorado is primed for the approaching launch of its $90 million instrument package built in Boulder and destined for the International Space Station, where it will enhance the ability to monitor the Earth's climate. Full Story

CU Boulder grad students rally against 'punitive' provision of GOP tax plan
About 100 University of Colorado graduate students and supporters packed the University Memorial Center fountain area Wednesday morning to protest the proposed Republican tax plan that would dramatically increase taxes for many students around the nation. Full Story

CU Boulder graduate students, administration concerned over GOP tax plan
With Katie Gach's 1-year-old daughter cooing in the background, the University of Colorado Ph.D. student tried to calculate Tuesday morning how much income she would lose if a proposed Republican tax plan overhaul passed in Congress. Full Story

Navy lieutenant killed in plane crash in Philippine Sea was CU Boulder grad
One of three men killed in a Navy plane crash on Wednesday was a University of Colorado graduate and had been a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity in Boulder. Full Story

CU game design class births survival quest featuring magic mushrooms, rabid raccoons and cannibalism
On the Thursday evening a week before Thanksgiving, three Boulderites spent the night battling rampaging packs of weasels, high winds and madness. Full Story

Students of color call on CU to better support diversity on Boulder campus
Some students of color and critics of university administration believe diversity is not sufficiently valued within the highest ranks of decision-making at CU, which, in turn, leads to a culture of indifference and ignorance on the Boulder campus, where two-thirds of the student population is white. Full Story

Rocky Mountain National Park to expand its Native American representation
Rocky Mountain National Park is going back to its roots, expanding its representation of Native Americans with the help of indigenous-focused University of Colorado groups and tribal representatives. Full Story

CU Boulder cites post-9/11 security provision in hiding Ralphie's whereabouts
The University of Colorado is so serious about keeping beloved buffalo mascot Ralphie's home location secret, officials redacted her ranch name and location from a Daily Camera records request, citing a provision created after 9/11 to protect against the release of sensitive security matters. 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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