Students Features Archive

No plans for spring break? Try an alternative break

If you haven't made plans for spring break, it's not too late to try an alternative break. The Alternative Breaks Program, part of the CU Volunteer Resource Center, sends teams of college students to engage in community-based service projects across the country during each college break.

CU Police encouraging bike safety, giving away free U-locks

The CU-Boulder Police Department is giving away free bike U-locks.

Bike theft continues to be the No. 1 crime on campus, and we need your help to deter thieves. Don’t become a target.

Like father, like son: second generation international English student chooses CU-Boulder

It’s a brisk January day on the University of Colorado Boulder campus, but Yousef Husain enjoys the chill in the air. He is a Kuwait native looking forward to a change in climate and a change in academic opportunities as a new student in CU-Boulder’s International English Center (IEC).

Boulder Police Department adds officers to University Hill

The following is a news release from the Boulder Police Department:

Residents will see more police officers on patrol in central Boulder as part of a new Neighborhood Impact Team approach the police department is implementing to prioritize problem-solving and police response in those areas.

Dishing up a culinary experience at CU-Boulder

Executive chef Kerry Paterson is the man behind the menus at CU-Boulder's Housing and Dining Services. A native of New Zealand, he's brought a global palate to the Center for Community, and strives to incorporate all the senses into the culinary experience. Get an inside look at what it takes to dish out more than 14,000 meals a day, while keeping things fresh and new.

Improved student printing and scanning is here!

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) has upgraded the campus’ Student Printing and Scanning (SPS) system to give you better, more convenient print drivers, locations and capabilities.

Buffs New Year! event welcomes students back with food and fun

CU-Boulder students are invited to C4C on Thursday, Jan. 17, from 6-11 p.m. for a welcome back Buffs New Year! event. Students attending will enjoy food, fun activities, a performance by Comedy Central comedian/magician Derek Hughes, a video game tournament and open mic night. A meal swipe is required for entrance into the C4C dining area.

CU News Corps: Students gain experience, media outlets use their work

(Photo taken outside of suspect James Holmes' apartment on July 20, 2012, by Beth Bartel/CU News Corps)

Katharina Buchholz awoke to the sound of her phone ringing at 7:30 on a morning last July. When she answered, a fellow student asked her to come to the Armory, where CU’s Journalism & Mass Communication program is headquartered. There had been a mass shooting at a movie theater in Aurora.

Construction on campus utilities resuming near Center for Community/Leeds/Regent

Construction on campus utilities in the vicinity of the Center for Community, Leeds School of Business, and Regent Administrative Center will resume later this week. The construction activity, which is part of a larger project to provide efficient heating and cooling while significantly reducing the university’s carbon emissions, was delayed in December 2012 due to unexpected circumstances. A directional boring followed by a pipe pull is scheduled for early February, with construction in the area expected to wrap up by mid-February. 

Seasonal flu levels high, protect yourself and others

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the flu season began early this year and symptoms have been more severe than usual. The CDC has characterized the national situation as “high flu activity” and the state of Colorado falls into this category (see more at the CDC FluView report.) Wardenburg Health Center has seen large numbers of students with flu symptoms since November.

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