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Wheat's Western Weavings Wow

Sept. 1, 2009

During John Wesley Powell’s epic western adventures during the late 1860s and early 1870s, including a pioneering float trip down the Colorado River, he collected Native American blankets.

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Boulder Yard Yields Ancient Tools

June 1, 2009

Anthropologists often travel the world for their research, but this discovery involved just a six-block stroll from the Boulder campus: a rare stone tool cache containing traces of camel and other animal proteins from 13,000 years ago.

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Celebrating 150 Years of Broadway Construction

June 1, 2009

Founded in 1849, Boulder joyously celebrated its 150-year anniversary on Feb. 10.

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The Old Main Bell

June 1, 2009

The Old Main bell joined a cacophony of bells tolling 150 times on Feb. 10, 2009, in celebration of Boulder’s sesquicentennial anniversary.

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China Exhibit Features Revolution

March 1, 2009

When Lelia Hinkley arrived in Peking, China, in 1921, she was greeted by a famine that placed nearly 20 million Chinese teetering on the brink of starvation.

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’59ers Jitterbug Their Way to Reunion

March 1, 2009

Recall the magic and memories of the late 1950s during this year’s class of 1959 reunion May 7-8.

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Buff Tribute: Ruth Helm 1934-2008

March 1, 2009

Life is not for sissies.

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When Sputnik and the Beatniks Ruled

March 1, 2009

During the late 1950s, Bob Harvey and his friends listened to folk artists like the Kingston Trio, played guitar and ruminated on the deeper meaning of Jack Kerouac’s 1957 anti-establishment treatise, On the Road.



March 1, 2009

During World War II the campus was filled with coeds and military personnel.