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5 things every college student should know

Jan. 19, 2021

Going to college can be an exciting and challenging time. Here are a few tips to set you up for success this semester.

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Practical advice from current Buffs on your first semester

Jan. 12, 2021

Pandemic or no pandemic, college can be a big adjustment. To help you through your first semester, we asked current CU Boulder students what advice they have to give new students.

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4 tips for better mental health in 2021

Jan. 12, 2021

While 2020 was an incredibly difficult year for many of us, it also showed us how important it is to prioritize our mental health and take care of one another. Get tips and takeaways from the past year to improve your mental health in 2021.

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Tips for living through change

Jan. 12, 2021

This past year has been full of transitions, and it can feel overwhelming when we experience a number of changes all at once. Here are a few tips to help you live (and thrive) through change.

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4 tricks for making New Year’s resolutions in 2021

Jan. 6, 2021

New year, new resolution. Creating New Year’s resolutions can be difficult, especially when we are faced with a laundry list of things to do or feel like we’re still recovering from last year. Here are a few tips to help you set goals and resolutions for 2021.

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Taking in 2020: Reflecting on the year at CU Boulder

Dec. 22, 2020

In looking back on 2020, COVID-19 stands out for many. In the face of sorrow and difficulty, Buffs came together, worked to protect our herd and helped curb the coronavirus through research and community resources. Prior to and during the pandemic, there have been moments of growth, greatness and celebration as well.

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10 research discoveries from 2020 you won’t want to miss

Dec. 17, 2020

From diving Neanderthals to saliva-based COVID-19 tests, we remember the year in research at CU Boulder.

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Tips for celebrating the holidays away from home

Dec. 15, 2020

For many of us, this year has felt isolating, especially if you aren’t able to celebrate holidays with your friends or family. Here are a few ideas to help you ring in the holidays away from home.

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6 must-try recipes from Buff families

Dec. 15, 2020

Each year our Buff families share their most prized family recipes as part of our Taste of Home event. These recipes are a reminder of how important it is to connect with loved ones and our traditions. Try some!

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How to make the most of a tough conversation

Dec. 14, 2020

It’s important to communicate our thoughts and views respectfully and be willing to consider what others have to say. Here are a few tips to help you get through the tough conversations you may be having over the break.