Category Archives: Featured




Op-Ed: Schools of ‘Arts and Crafts’

What it takes to reach central campus from the Engineering Center can sometimes feel equivalent to that of a marathon. Every other day I make the journey east, reaching my class late, completely out of breath, because someone thought that ten minutes was enough time to walk more than a half mile uphill; if it […]

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Online background checks

As the gun debate heats up both on campus and around the nation, another variable enters the mix: the validity of online background checks. Ultimately, people in the area need to be able to decide whether they want [the Concealed Carry Act], but background checks are universal said spokesperson Colin Goddard during interview a few […]


Excellence in Science at CU-Boulder

Within the last month alone, three CU professors and researchers have been recognized and awarded with honors for their work in their respective fields. Deborah Jin, adjunct professor in physics and NIST researcher, was awarded the L’Oréal- UNESCO For Women in Science Award. Milos Popobiv, assistant professor in electrical and computer engineering, received the prestigious […]

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Tech Startups in Boulder: SparkFun Electronics

If you’re an electronics enthusiast you need to discover SparkFun Electronics. Then again, if you’re an electronics enthusiast you probably already have. For those of you who are unfamiliar, SparkFun Electronics is a web-based company that sells any electrical part you could possibly need to make pretty much anything.  They have everything from kits to […]

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CU “LEEDing” the Way

The campus adds another building to its sizable LEED Certification portfolio. Williams Village North falls in the LEED Platinum category, the highest rating of LEED certification. The building welcomed its first residents this August after construction was completed the year before. The building now houses two residential academic programs and over five hundred students.