Phillip Lindsay runs the ball in the Buffs' win over Oregon State on October 1, 2016. Courtesy of University of Colorado at Boulder Athletics
It’s been a pleasantly surprising fall for the University of Colorado football team. The Buffaloes are off to a 4–1 start, are ranked for the first time in 11 years (No. 21 by the AP; No. 23 by the coaches poll), and have impressive back-to-back wins over Oregon and Oregon State--the program’s...
October 7 2016, 10:00 AM
—Courtesy of Michael Huemer
Right now, just less than three months from Election Day 2016, a little anarchy might not sound half bad. In fact, it might seem like we're there already.
To Michael Huemer, professor of philosophy at the University of Colorado Boulder, a certain type of anarchy is something we should be...
August 19 2016, 10:30 AM
Like it or not, your ringmaster.
—Image courtesy of Shutterstock
The GOP debates Wednesday night on the CU Boulder campus are sure to offer some amusing and enraging political theater. What’s less certain is whether they’ll offer many concrete policy ideas for the future of our nation.
Like the rest of you, we’ll be watching it on TV. That’s because...
October 27 2015, 12:54 PM
Basil Flat's prosciutto and arugula pizza —Photo by Carol W. Maybach
I am of the mind that flatbread, be it a charred, almost crispy pizza crust or a chewy, tender round of pita bread, can make or break a great entrée. Joe Serafin and Aaron Kennedy, co-owners of Basil Flats, a fast-casual restaurant specializing in house-made flatbreads, are betting that I’m...
March 24 2015, 10:30 AM
During a natural disaster there’s a lot to take into account: What to pack, where to go, and, of course, how to keep your family safe. For many, that family includes pets, which can often be displaced when catastrophes strike. A team of doctoral researchers at University of Colorado Boulder...
January 30 2015, 12:15 PM
The University of Colorado Boulder has produced five Nobel Prize winners and eight MacArthur Fellowship recipients. This fall, Ana Maria Rey, a theoretical physicist originally from Colombia, joined the vaunted club when the MacArthur Foundation awarded Rey a “genius grant” for her...
November 19 2013, 2:59 PM
Rant: CU-CSU Showdown an Unwelcome Distraction
The arrival of Labor Day weekend means it’s time for the annual grudge match between the University of Colorado Buffaloes and the Colorado State Rams at Sports Authority Field (Sunday, 4 p.m.).
In case you were wondering, this is a football game...
August 30 2013, 9:35 AM
Rant: Marijuana Oversight Still Stuck In the Weeds
I've often written about how Colorado's relatively positive experience with medical marijuana has given us the necessary legitimacy and momentum to make the transition to fully legalized pot as smooth as possible. Now comes news that questions...
July 19 2013, 10:50 AM