SATC camp at CU Boulder during Spanish Flu

The 1918 Flu at CU

June 1, 2020

During the 1918 flu epidemic, the visiting Student Army Training Corps who lived in the Armory were dispersed into “barracks-like tents” so the building could be used as a hospital.

Simon Guggenheim

How We Got Guggenheim Hall

Feb. 1, 2020

Most of the buildings on CU’s old quad are named for past CU presidents, faculty, deans and regents. Then there’s Guggenheim.

Sewall Hall

Sewall of Sewall Hall

Oct. 1, 2019

On Sept. 5, 1877, the day CU opened, Joseph Sewall was on the steps of Old Main to shake every hand.

Newspaper layout

Column: What Happened to the Colorado Daily?

Paul Danish details the history of the Colorado Daily, which for 61 years was CU's official student newspaper. It is now published by the Boulder Daily Camera.

Tom Riha

Where's Thomas Riha?

A CU Professor disappeared 50 years ago. Paul Danish (Hist'65) revisits the cold case.

Clifton Grubbs

Boulder Beat: Paul Danish 

Nov. 30, 2018

Coloradan columnist Paul Danish looks back on his favorite CU classes.

Cold War photo

Alex and Ed

Oct. 10, 2018

After you met them, you never forgot them.

Frank Oppenheimer

Boulder Beat: Frank and Me

June 1, 2018

I wouldn’t have gotten to know Frank Oppenheimer if I hadn’t crashed the Conference on World Affairs (CWA) party at his house.

Hill Riot

Riot of '71

March 1, 2018

It was the worst Hill riot ever.

truck

The Trip

Dec. 1, 2017

CU architecture student Bob White was sitting in his red 1962 4x4 Chevy truck in Circle, Alaska, out of money, food, gas and options.

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