Earl Morris

Our Own Indiana Jones

March 1, 2018

If Earl Morris wasn’t the inspiration for Indiana Jones, you could be forgiven for thinking so: He looked the part.

scan of architecture

THEN — July 31, 1919

From its earliest days, CU Boulder educated men and women both. But it wasn’t until 1934 that the first largescale women’s dormitory opened.

Hill Riot

Riot of '71

March 1, 2018

It was the worst Hill riot ever.

Glenn Miller

Origins: The Gold Record

Dec. 1, 2017

The first-ever gold record went to Big Band leader Glenn Miller.

World War I

THEN – World War I

Dec. 1, 2017

A collection of World War I photographs.

old photo from yearbook

Fall '67: Changin' Times

Sept. 1, 2017

The 1967 Summer of Love may not have amounted to much at CU, but the ’67 fall semester was another matter.

young Ralphie

Origins - CU Mascot

Sept. 1, 2017

How Ralphie got her start.


CU Nicknames That Might Have Been

Sept. 1, 2017

Actual mascot proposals prior to the Silver & Gold's 1934 national mascot naming contest.

summer at CU

Then – 1950s

June 1, 2017

Life at CU Boulder shifts gears after commencement but hardly goes dormant.

summer of love

Summer of '67

June 1, 2017

The Summer of Love — 1967, in case you’ve forgotten, or weren’t born yet — happened on Hippie Standard Time (HST).