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Then - Summer 1966

Sept. 1, 2017

Ralphie I may have looked small when she arrived in Boulder, but she was mighty.


50 Years of Ralphie

Sept. 1, 2017

The buffalo who became Ralphie I arrived in Boulder in 1966. In 1967, her Folsom Field performances took root in CU culture.


Q&A with Ralphie's Vets

Sept. 1, 2017

Drs. Lori and Michael Scott of North Denver Animal Clinic have treated animals for nearly three decades — including, for the last 20 years, all the Ralphies, active and retired.


Girl's Got Game

Sept. 1, 2017

Ralphie helps pay her own way in life — but the fans do the heavy lifting

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Sports Q&A: Rachel Edson

Sept. 1, 2017

Rachel Edson, a 21-year-old senior from Boulder, is one of two women on the 16-member Ralphie Handlers team.

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Origins - CU Mascot

Sept. 1, 2017

How Ralphie got her start.

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Other Live Mascots

Ralphie is one among many other live animals at college football games. Here's a few.

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Letters – Spring 2017

March 1, 2017

The Grand Canyon, Ralphie running and CU's move to the Pac-12

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Infographic: Heeeeeerrre's Alphie

March 1, 2017

We all know and love Ralphie. But let’s not forget about “ Alphie” — Ralphie’s cousin and the world’s only known inflatable fur buffalo.

Ralphie Runners

Ralphie Gets a Museum Show

Dec. 1, 2016

Heritage Center exhibition covers 82 years of CU mascot history.