Updated: September 11, 2014 8:39:25 PM MDT
 
 
 
 
Peace TrainScotland's independence campaign triggers the nuke debate

The world needs this debate
09/11/2014 08:39 PM MDT
The people of Scotland are poised to vote Thursday for or against independence from the United Kingdom. According to Nigeria's "National Mirror," the most recent polls suggest the predicted outcome is still on a knife edge. 
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Peace Train: Understanding the Ukraine Crisis
09/04/2014 08:54 PM MDT - The current crisis in Ukraine is the most perilous confrontation between nuclear armed states since the end of the Cold War. It could even escalate into a nuclear war. No party to the Ukraine crisis is blameless, but Americans should understand our own country's sorry role in creating this predicament. Full Story

FRITZ: Tuesday blues
08/31/2014 08:09 PM MDT - I know what you're thinking. You're thinking, "What could possibly be wrong with Tuesdays? Isn't Monday the day everyone hates?" Probably, yeah. Morrissey doesn't hate Mondays, per se, but he definitely doesn't like them. And that no-talent ass clown, Garfield, won't shut up about how Monday's an abomination. Full Story

Peace Train: Happy Labor Day
08/28/2014 08:23 PM MDT - This weekend we are celebrating Labor Day, the one day a year we recognize the contributions of labor. Until recently, workers took their benefits - the eight-hour day, good pay, unemployment insurance, Social Security, paid vacation and holidays - for granted. Corporations did not bestow these benefits upon workers out of generosity. Instead workers fought long and hard - and many gave their lives - to secure these benefits for all of us.  Full Story

Guest column: Boulder fosters community of cyclists
08/27/2014 09:08 PM MDT - And one of the most unique aspects of this city's culture is how much biking is supported and fostered by the community. If you've only travelled through the city by car, you may not know that Boulder has more than 300 miles of bikeways. Think about that - that's the difference between Boulder and a wheat field in western Kansas.  Full Story

FRITZ: Washed the spider out
08/17/2014 09:03 PM MDT - To Whom It May Concern, I regret to inform you your son/father/brother passed away earlier this morning. Time of death: 9:16 a.m. Perhaps I'm being presumptuous, but I can only assume he was a Sir and not a Madam. I don't envision many grown women finding it appropriate to surprise a naked person in the shower.  Full Story

Peace Train: A nuclear-free world is possible
08/14/2014 08:52 PM MDT - In an essay, Japanese doctor Shigeru Mita warned against radiation by saying, "Tokyo should no longer be inhabited." According to an article on popularresistance.org, Mita moved his medical clinic away from Tokyo in March after he and his father had served the community for 50 years.  Full Story

RYAN: Later, nerds
08/12/2014 09:02 PM MDT - Over the years, I've learned plenty of lessons about being a nerd - some fun, some not-so-fun, and some slightly pointless. And for the two years I've been writing this column I've had the joy of sharing some of those lessons with you - and picking up some lessons from all of you along the way. But I'm more than a year out of the Herd and it's time to pass the torch to another wordy nerd (heh.)  Full Story

Peace Train: Is the U.S. addicted to violence?
08/10/2014 08:52 PM MDT - Mahatma Gandhi is often cited as responding to a question about Western civilization saying he thought it would be a good idea. However, recent research suggests Gandhi likely didn't make this quip. Full Story

FANTZ: 50 shades of trash
07/30/2014 08:10 PM MDT - Dear Christy, My girlfriend and I think you can help us settle something here. I'm from Georgia and she's from Colorado. We're not white trash, but she says Georgia white trash is way different than Colorado white trash. I say white trash is white trash. It's all the same. Thoughts? -Not trash My girlfriend and I think you can help us settle something here. I'm from Georgia and she's from Colorado. Full Story

College footballHowell: CU Buffs need to use ASU performance as springboard to success

On Saturday night, just about everybody associated with the Colorado football program was encouraged by the team's performance in a relatively close loss to Arizona State. Full Story
College footballHowell: CU Buffs need to use ASU performance as springboard to success

On Saturday night, just about everybody associated with the Colorado football program was encouraged by the team's performance in a relatively close loss to Arizona State. Full Story
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Second Story Garage: Caribou Mountain Collective

It seems to happen so often. A bunch of friends get a jam going at some guy's house in Nederland, and next thing you know, they're touring the country. Add Caribou Mountain Collective to the list. Full Story