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Posts Tagged ‘students’

Save Bears by Keeping Them Away From Boulder

Save Bears by Keeping Them Away From Boulder

At a PLAN-Boulder County forum on Friday, April 8, Kristin Cannon, district manager of the North Boulder district for Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW), stated that to her knowledge no humans in the City of Boulder had been injured by bears since [...]

Vox | The subtle racist and sexist slights that can make even diverse colleges hostile places

Vox | The subtle racist and sexist slights that can make even diverse colleges hostile places

"A Muslim student is asked if she has a bomb in her backpack — jokingly, of course. A black man realizes his classmates assume his admission was solely due to affirmative action. A woman is certain her professor is paying more attention to male [...]

BVSD Makes a Dent in Driving

BVSD Makes a Dent in Driving

I’ve finally managed to do something in the world that has an impact.  It’s called Trip Tracker.  I work for Boulder Valley School District’s Transportation Department.  For almost everyone, school district transportation departments mean [...]

Fixing the Hill’s Alcohol Problem

Fixing the Hill’s Alcohol Problem

Proposed changes to the land use provisions of the Boulder municipal code are ultimately likely to accomplish two things: reduce alcohol consumption in the commercial area of University Hill and other parts of Boulder, and diversify the mixture of [...]

Concealed Carry on Campus

Concealed Carry on Campus

Inscription above the west portal doors of Norlin Library (from http://ucblibraries.colorado.edu/about/norlin.htm) House Education Committee Dear Lawmakers, I am writing to urge you to please support House Bill 13-1226. As a resident of [...]

Can a Housing First Project Be Developed with Minimal Controversy?

Can a Housing First Project Be Developed with Minimal Controversy?

Housing First PLAN-Boulder Forum, May 7 (photo from student website http://www.yourhousingfirst.weebly.com/ ) At a PLAN-Boulder forum on the evening of May 7, 2012, a class of seven graduate students in the Urban and Regional Planning Program at [...]

Obama at CU

Obama at CU

"We only paid off our student debt eight years ago. Think about that—I’m the President of the United States.” With that statement and others President Barack Obama brought laughs, yells, and awed silences to the thousands gathered at the Coors [...]

CU Cracks Down on 4/20

CU Cracks Down on 4/20

Fish—not the typical smell you associate with the counterculture marijuana holiday known as 4/20—yet, when walking through Norlin Quad today, the usual epicenter of Boulder’s 4/20, that was the predominant scent.  Fish-based fertilizer was [...]

CU Administration’s Reckless 4/20 Plan Risks Violence

CU Administration’s Reckless 4/20 Plan Risks Violence

As you know by now, the annual 4/20 cannabis smoke-out is fast approaching. For several years, thousands from all over the Metro Area have gathered on CU's Norlin Quad to toke up at precisely 4:20pm. After an afternoon of low-key festivities a cloud [...]

What’s Happening on the Hill, By the Numbers

What’s Happening on the Hill, By the Numbers

The recent 2010 U.S. Census data tell an interesting story about how University Hill has changed over the years. One way to look at it is to follow the population counts in Census Tract 124.  This area is the focus of many of the discussions the [...]