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First-Class Treatment

Sept. 1, 2016

Ralphie is one pampered buffalo. When she takes the field for the Buffs’ home opener Saturday, Sept. 9, at noon, she’ll have experienced a morning of celebrity-level treatment from her handlers and thousands of fans. Here’s a sample of her game-day schedule. Times are approximate.


Buffalo Rancher

Sept. 1, 2015

Hunted nearly to extinction by the time the University of Colorado was founded, the American buffalo owes its rebound mainly to private ranchers.

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Ralphie Running

Sept. 1, 2013

Ralphie runs with handlers as she prepares to tackle a new season with new athletic director Rick George.

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Test Your Buff Knowledge - Winter 2011

Dec. 1, 2011

Buff related trivia from the Winter 2011 issue.

Alan Cass

Alan Cass

Dec. 1, 2011

Fourth-generation CU alum Alan Cass grew up on campus playing in the ditches and fishing for crawdads in Varsity Lake with strung bacon.

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Center Spread - Fall 2011

Sept. 1, 2011

Center spread from the Fall 2011 issue.