There’s been a lot of talk about traumatic head injuries in football this year. I figured if anyone associated with Buffalo football would have an interesting take on the issue, it would be CU’s two-time All-American guard/linebacker and Rhodes Scholar Joe Romig (Phys’63, PhDAstro’75).
Other than drinking coffee in the UMC and beer at The Sink, is there any more widely-shared experience among CU-Boulder alumni than driving up the turnpike from Denver and seeing Boulder and the university from the top of Davidson Mesa?
Boulder is going to have a city election this fall, and the hot issue is power to the people. No, it isn’t one of those pesky ’60s flashbacks. It’s about electricity – who will supply it and how it will be made. For years the city fathers and mothers have been pushing Xcel Energy to
Japan’s nuclear mess brings to mind some local nuclear “oops-dang!” moments at the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant south of Boulder.
Paul Danish tells a story about an icon and his colorful past.
Dinner at the Gold Hill Inn is always a special occasion, but no visit to the inn was more special than the one my wife Sue and I made Sept. 23.
It was Christmas in July around here this year, but the gods are still angry. (More about that in a moment.) Just before July 4 President Obama announced that Abound Solar, a company that makes state-of-the-art solar panels at a plant in Longmont, would get a $400 million loan guarantee that, among other things, will
A couple of years ago a Forbes magazine survey concluded that Boulder was the smartest city in the country. Now comes word from the Gallup Poll that Boulder is the second thinnest.
Big changes are coming to Boulder County. Big oil is moving in. Big science is moving out.
By the time President John F. Kennedy gave his Sept. 12, 1962, speech making the case for America to go boldly into space, one CU alum had already been there and done that.
CU president Roland Rautenstraus had a fear of flying. Paul Danish tells the story behind it and how it changed.
Instead of trying to save the world one light bulb at a time, I think Boulder should invest in a nuclear power plant and solve its part of the climate problem once and for all.
You could argue for hours — days if beer is served — over who is the University of Colorado’s most famous alum