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2 years 11 months ago

CU attempts to put a stop to 4-20 pot rally

DENVER (AP) - Colorado's flagship university is restricting visitors for a day in a bid to stop an annual marijuana protest that last year attracted more than 10,000 people. Every year, many marijuana activists across the nation hold pot-smoking protests on April 20 to demand legalization. The gathering at the...

3 years 3 months ago

Buffs beat Bulldogs

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Andre Roberson had 15 points and 15 rebounds, Spencer Dinwiddie scored 16 points and Colorado beat Georgia 70-68 on Monday night. Asika Booker scored 14 points and Carlon Brown had 10 points for the Buffaloes (4-2), who extended their non-conference home win streak to 26. Kentavious...

3 years 10 months ago

Dead man discovered hanging from CU bridge

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Boulder Police are investigating a man found hanged from a pedestrian footbridge on the University of Colorado campus. The man was discovered by another pedestrian just before 4 a.m. Sunday. The bridge near a parking lot spans Boulder Creek through campus. The Camera newspaper...

3 years 10 months ago

Denver Mayor Vidal attends CU-Denver commencement

DENVER (AP) - Denver interim Mayor Guillermo "Bill" Vidal will be attending the University of Colorado at Denver commencement for about 2,100 students. Vidal graduated from the university with a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering and will be receiving the 2011 University of Colorado Denver Alumni Appreciation...

3 years 10 months ago

CU-Boulder confers 5,897 degrees in commencement

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A crowd of about 20,000 watched roughly 5,900 University of Colorado-Boulder students earn degrees. The Daily Camera reports the university conferred 4,593 bachelor's degrees, 884 master's degrees, 164 law degrees and 256 doctorates during the ceremony Friday. Chipotle Chief Executive Steve Ells, an art...

4 years 3 months ago

Rash of bike thefts on campus

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - The University of Colorado in Boulder is experiencing a boom in bicycle thefts, with police reporting a 250 percent jump from last year. Police tell The Colorado Daily that about 200 bikes have been reported stolen since Aug. 1, compared with 57 for the same...

4 years 3 months ago

Calhoun not interested in CU job

Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun is no longer a candidate for the coaching job at the University of Colorado. The "Boulder Daily Camera" and the "Denver Post" both report that Calhoun told members of the CU search committee that he is not interested in the Buffs job. The...

4 years 6 months ago

CU will leave Big 12 a year early

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - University of Colorado regents have authorized the school's chancellor to move forward with plans for the school to join the Pac 10 on July 1. An agreement with the Big 12, the school's current conference, would allow it to withhold $6.86 million in revenues that it...

4 years 9 months ago

Conference chaos just starting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Colorado has made the first move in what could be a wild ride to realignment by leaving the Big 12 for the Pac-10. Next up are Nebraska and Missouri, which are expected to decide by Friday whether to stay in the Big 12. Nebraska may...

4 years 11 months ago

Bzdelik interviews for Wake Forest job

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Wake Forest is talking to Colorado's Jeff Bzdelik about its coaching vacancy. A Wake Forest spokesman told The Associated Press that Bzdelik arrived on campus in Winston-Salem, N.C., on Monday and would be interviewing for the job through Tuesday. Colorado athletic director Mike Bohn says he's...

5 years 5 days ago

Appeals Court hears arguments on CU gun ban

The Colorado Court of Appeals will hear arguments in a lawsuit by a gun rights organization challenging the University of Colorado's ban on guns on campus. The Students for Concealed Carry on Campus will appear Tuesday to argue that a 1994 CU policy banning concealed weapons from its campus violates...

5 years 4 weeks ago

5 CU students accounted for in Chile

Five University of Colorado students studying in Chile have been accounted for following Saturday's magnitude 8.8 earthquake. University officials say three students are in Santiago and two are in Valparaiso. A sixth student who planned to travel to Chile on Sunday will wait until officials review the study program in...

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