August 23, 2012 Students CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

Five tips for roommate happiness

Between working and playing hard, freshman year can be one of the most memorable years of your life—so make your room a place you can call home and create a relationship with your roommate so you’re happy to come home to his or her smiling face.

CU study points to a Romney win

A University of Colorado analysis of state-by-state factors leading to the Electoral College selection of every U.S. president since 1980 forecasts that the 2012 winner will be Mitt Romney.

15 questions on concealed carry for CU-Boulder students

Following the Colorado Supreme Court’s ruling in March that the CU Board of Regents lacks the authority to regulate concealed weapons on campus under the Colorado Concealed Carry Act, and with added news coverage of related issues this week, we have prepared this Question & Answer page to provide further clarification on how the law works on the campus.


Community Notes

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Temporary closure on Regent Drive on Friday, Aug. 24

Regent Drive will close from 11:30 a.m. until 12 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 24 to accommodate the convocation procession. The road will close north of Kittredge Loop on the southwest end, and south of Engineering Drive on the north end. Access to all parking lots – except the Business lot (parking lot 430) – will be maintained. During this temporary closure, RTD route 209 and the Buff Bus will be temporarily diverted onto Colorado and 18th.

Welcome to the Hill

Please take advantage of Boulder’s new underpass at Euclid and 16th street when traveling to the Hill. By using the underpasses between Euclid and University and walking through the Hill Business District you can help lessen the noise impact on the community.

CU Police investigating assault north of Norlin Library

The University of Colorado Police Department is investigating an assault that reportedly occurred north of the Norlin Library on Saturday, Aug. 18. The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at 11:40 p.m. on that date describing a possible assault on campus and transferred the call to UCPD. The caller then hung up before UCPD dispatchers picked up the line. Officers thoroughly searched the area, but were unable to locate a victim or any suspects.

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USA Pro Cycling Challenge comes to Boulder 8/25

The USA Pro Cycling Challenge comes to Boulder Aug. 25, and will be one of the largest events in city history. More than 100,000 spectators are expected to be in town to cheer on cyclists for Colorado’s biggest bike race. Learn more about campus impacts and resources for race day.