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Festival dazzled through culture and community

May 2, 2024

The Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers at CU Boulder recently organized the Asian American and Pacific Islanders: All New Year Festival. More than 450 people attended the cultural celebration, which featured important cultural aspects through art, music, dance, language and cuisine.

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Breaking chains, forging community: Insights from the TRANSforming Gender Conference

March 28, 2024

Unity and resilience were the themes of the TRANSforming Gender Conference, where attendees celebrated queer joy and explored gender identity and activism. Through personal stories and workshops, they forged connections, gained insights and became better equipped to break chains and foster inclusive communities.

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Embracing the Prime Era: How the band is thriving beyond the field

Oct. 31, 2023

Since the hiring of Deion “Coach Prime” Sanders, game days have taken on a new meaning for the Boulder community....and the band is feeling the love.

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‘I feel like I truly belong at CU.’ Meet CMCI’s impressive Class of 2027

Oct. 3, 2023

This fall, the College of Media, Communication and Information welcomed the largest and most academically qualified class of students in its history.

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Professor aims to comfort, protect students in aftermath of Club Q

Feb. 21, 2023

Kristie Soares, assistant professor of women and gender studies and co-director of the LGBTQ Certificate Program, outlines resources, safe spaces and people’s varying experience of grief.

Tie-dying event for transfer Buffs

Student helps fellow Transfer Buffs make friends, get involved

Aug. 30, 2022

CU Boulder can feel like a big place with a lot going on, and it can be challenging to figure out what to do outside of class or how to meet friends—especially as a transfer student. After a lonely first year, senior Nicola Wheeler now works as a peer mentor to help Transfer Buffs find community on campus.

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Slay the Runway: Fashion workshop celebrates, empowers LGBTQ+ youth

July 8, 2022

Slay the Runway is a workshop in fashion design, performance and sewing, aimed at creating safe spaces for LGBTQ+ teens to express themselves. Watch this year’s participants create and perform their own inspired looks, while program co-founder Steven Frost discusses how the workshop celebrates and empowers our local LGBTQ+ communities.

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Despite pandemic, students open doors

June 24, 2022

While the COVID-19 pandemic has been restrictive and isolating, students have sought stronger, inclusive communities and used creative means to generate understanding and connection with others in need. Here are three students who strive to make their communities stronger.

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CU museum program encourages student workers to be purposeful changemakers

March 31, 2022

As inherent learning environments and places for young adults to embark on professional pathways, universities have special opportunities to help today’s young adults cultivate skills that can help positively impact the world.

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Buff to Buff: Tales of finding community on campus

Feb. 25, 2022

Three current Buffs share their stories—the obstacles they faced, the experiences they had, the lessons they learned and the benefits of getting involved and finding community on campus.