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).

home economics

Majors of Yesteryear

March 1, 2017

Academic subjects evolve. Some disappear entirely. What decides the fate of a college major?

Drumm diploma

CU’s First Graduate

March 1, 2017

There are more than 250,000 CU Boulder alumni today. For a few moments on a spring day in 1882, there was just one: Henry Alexander Drumm.

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.