Updated: October 21, 2014 9:05:46 PM MDT
 
 
 
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    November electionsCU student guest opinion: Voting yes on Ballot Measure 2A will benefit Boulder

    Keeping safety in mind
    10/16/2014 04:27 PM MDT
    I am a student, a female, a Hill resident, a Greek, a student leader, a roommate, a neighbor, and a resident of Boulder. I feel a special connection to one measure in particular that we will see on the ballot this November. This measure won't change the world; it won't alter the political landscape or divide the population. But it will make the people of Boulder safer. 
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    Peace Train: Why Colorado's Prop 105 deserves a 'yes'
    10/16/2014 04:36 PM MDT - When we take out a student loan or make a purchase - whether it be a smart phone, a car, or food item - we expect to have accurate information about the product, including all the relevant details. If we don't receive the key information in an understandable form before the purchase, we may be in for a rude awakening later. Full Story

    Peace Train: Climate change and the Middle East
    10/13/2014 09:43 PM MDT - Environmental activists sometimes ask me why I devote so much time to Middle-Eastern issues.  Full Story

    Scotland's independence campaign triggers the nuke 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. Full Story

    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

    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

    PEACE TRAIN: Opposing U.S. military interventions
    08/21/2014 06:51 PM MDT - United States military interventions are usually framed in humanitarian rhetoric. The typical argument is that military intervention is essential to prevent an impending genocide. 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

    Accusations that silence criticism
    08/11/2014 02:51 PM MDT - Two weeks ago my friend Ron Forthofer wrote a Peace Train column criticizing Israel's assault on the people of Gaza. Ron, who is a person of the highest ethical and intellectual caliber, provided arguments and evidence about why Israel's attack on Gaza was completely unjustified. A few days later a letter to the editor scurrilously called his entire argument anti-Semitic.za. Full Story

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    College footballCU football: Buffs' Liufau shoulders blame for USC loss

    QB ready to bounce back after throwing two picks
    Colorado quarterback Sefo Liufau was hard on himself in the immediate aftermath of a 56-28 loss at USC last week and by Tuesday his view of his performance had only worsened. Full Story
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    College footballCU football: Buffs' Liufau shoulders blame for USC loss

    QB ready to bounce back after throwing two picks
    Colorado quarterback Sefo Liufau was hard on himself in the immediate aftermath of a 56-28 loss at USC last week and by Tuesday his view of his performance had only worsened. Full Story
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    Second Story Garage: Qbala

    When you make your lyrics deeply personal, every performance leaves you vulnerable. Fort Collins rapper Qbala puts the hard facts of her life in her lyrics, and she's the kind of performer who doesn't shrink from the emotional charge of the words but uses it to power her delivery. Full Story