Updated: August 27, 2015 5:16:34 PM MDT
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    Campus LifeCU Rec Center: Recreating on campus

    CU's Rec Center has everything you need to get in shape — or just de-stress
    08/08/2015 05:54 PM MDT
    Maybe you've noticed the buffalo-shaped pool on campus. Yeah, that one. It's part of the newly renovated Recreation Center on campus, which is a great place to de-stress and get yo' fitness on all year long. 
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    Sam Nixon stars in 'Words From a Nerd'
    08/09/2015 11:58 AM MDT - Sam Nixon pens "Words From a Nerd" for the Colorado Daily every Wednesday. His banter on gaming, film, cons of note, robots and nerd will make you laugh, ponder, daydream, reflect, speculate and perhaps pass gas. Full Story

    CU student groups: Finding that sweet spot
    08/08/2015 05:49 PM MDT - If you goWhat: University of Colorado Student Involvement Fair When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday Where: Outside the University Memorial Center at the UMC Fountains More info: www. Full Story

    Theft on CU campus: Don't be a victim
    08/08/2015 05:45 PM MDT - Small dorms and meager finances don't allow a lot of students to have a lot of pricey possessions, but a large majority of students at the University of Colorado have a laptop and a bike, and thieves know that. So keeping track of those items can help students keep their focus on school. Full Story

    Boulder fraternities and CU sororities: Greek life for Buffs
    08/08/2015 05:41 PM MDT - Thinking Greek? Roughly 13 percent of University of Colorado students are involved with Greek life on the Boulder campus. We broke down the different types of sororities and fraternities you can join, what it will cost you and what to expect during recruitment and beyond. Full Story

    CU intramural and club sports: Break a Buff sweat
    08/08/2015 05:35 PM MDT - There's no better way to burn off stress than exercise. And what could be better than exercising with 15 or so of your closest friends? CU's got you covered with intramural and club sports on campus. Don't want to play? You can also live vicariously through the Buffs' many talented varsity athletes or cheer them on with the student section, or C-Unit. Full Story

    Transportation on CU campus: Bicycling the best bet
    08/08/2015 05:54 PM MDT - For University of Colorado students starting out on campus, two wheels is the way to go. Car parking on campus is limited, and all but a few public lots require paid passes, so getting around on campus on bicycles is cheap and efficient. Plus, with more bike parking spots than spaces for cars, the school encourages it. Full Story

    Baby Buffs: Dear Freshmen
    08/08/2015 04:04 PM MDT - *cracks neck* I hear there are some freshmen here. Do you freshies think it's OK to come by my column, in my city? Full Story

    CU student conduct: Behave yourselves, Buffs
    08/08/2015 05:54 PM MDT - CU-Boulder has worked hard to turn its back on its "party school" reputation, eliminating the once massive 4/20 event and falling to No. 7 on Princeton Review's "Reefer Madness" list. University administration takes substance abuse issues very seriously. Students should have fun, university spokesman Bronson Hilliard said, but they should do so safely and responsibly. Full Story

    CU libraries: Lock it down
    08/08/2015 03:53 PM MDT - Whether you do it daily or wait until the end of the semester to hit the books, studying is an inevitable part of college. Full Story

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    Second Story Garage: Dirty Bourbon River Show

    Once the Dirty Bourbon River Show began playing, all you have to do is close your eyes and you can almost feel the breeze off the Mississippi River and smell the crawfish and red beans and rice. Full Story