March 22, 2013 Students CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

Why do we love horror films? A CU Professor explains

From vampires to werewolves to zombies to knife, axe and chain saw wielding slashers, horror movies have been scaring audiences ever since motion pictures came on to the scene - and today more so than ever before. Horror writer and CU-Boulder English Professor Stephan Graham Jones explains why we love this genre so much.

How CUSG affects student life

By Lora Roberts, CUSG director of communication

Every level of schooling from elementary to college has a student government, and the University of Colorado is no exception. As the University of Colorado Student Government, we get the honor of helping CU rise to excellence by supporting the incredible services aimed to help students.

Skiing for science: Undergraduates take critical snowpack measurements in the high mountains

In the predawn darkness in the heart of winter, as most of their classmates are still in bed, four University of Colorado Boulder undergraduates ready themselves for an often brutal and bone-chilling ski uphill to research sites in the snow-encrusted Indian Peaks high above Boulder.

Community Notes

Spring flowers at Old Main

CU-Boulder Today schedule for spring break

For spring break 2013 (March 25-29) each edition will publish once during the week. The Faculty-Staff edition will publish on Wednesday, March 27 and the Student edition will publish on Thursday, March 28. The campus is closed on Friday, March 29. Have a safe and enjoyable spring break!

City of Boulder News

Boulder police arrest sex assault suspect; are concerned there may be more victims

CITY OF BOULDER: Boulder police, with the assistance of the Evans Police Department, arrested George Osonau Tiba. Tiba has been under investigation for a sex assault which occurred in Boulder on Feb. 17, 2013, sometime between the hours of 2 a.m. and 10 a.m. The victim is a 22-year-old female. The assault occurred at the victim’s home on 11th St. Because of Tiba’s behavior on the evening of the assault and because of some past incidents involving Tiba, police are concerned that he may have victimized others who have not yet reported the incidents to investigators.

No spring break Buff Bus service

The Buff Bus will not be in service over the spring break holiday. The last bus will run until midnight on Sunday, March 24, and will resume service again on Saturday, March 30. Have a safe and fun spring break holiday!
Peace Corps

Meet and greet with Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet

Acting Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet will be visiting CU-Boulder for the Conference on World Affairs. Your CU Peace Corps representatives will host a meet and greet with Carrie on Wednesday, April 10, from 7 - 8 p.m. in the UMC Room 235. There will be a cultural performance, a Returning Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV) presentation and a talk by Carrie.