doozy duds

End of the Cycle at Doozy Duds?

March 1, 2017

Iconic Boulder laundromat Doozy Duds may have to close after developer looks to put up a 155-room hotel and parking structure.

byron white

Then: 1935

March 1, 2017

Byron R. White came to notice for his athletic prowess, then proved himself a star in almost everything else.

Boulder Historical Society Collection of the Carnegie Branch for Local History - Digital Restoration by Mona Lambrecht

Then – 1876

Dec. 1, 2016

The Centennial of the United States was a momentous year in the Rockies.

Temporary Building No. 1

Origins: Temporary Building No. 1

March 1, 2016

Temporary Building No. 1 has been a hospital, offices and classroom space. One thing it’s never been is temporary.

Two young women in the early 1900s

Then – May 1925

March 1, 2016

By 1911 CU-Boulder’s women had decided the time was right for a major campus building of their own, one with parlors, bedrooms, a dining room and a gymnasium.

CU beanie

Buff Beanie

Sept. 1, 2013

From the early 1900s until sometime in the 1960s, freshmen were required to wear distinctive green caps called beanies or “dinks” until Homecoming.



June 1, 2013

What if we are our worst enemy? Two professors explore the biological and cultural roots of extinction.

Apollo Moon Box

Collecting Rocks on the Moon

June 1, 2013

More than 840 pounds of rocks were brought back by the six Apollo missions that landed on the moon.

Buffalo coca cola can 1984

Cola Collectible

March 1, 2013

The Sports Beverage Co. of Champaign, Ill., produced Big 8 and Big 10 Football Sports Soda can collections in 1984, but little is known about why they were produced.

presidents chain

A Bejeweled Tradition

June 1, 2012

The gem-encrusted Presidential Chain of Office is worn by the university president during commencement ceremonies.