University of Colorado (CU)

1:14pm

Fri April 27, 2012

9:47am

Wed April 25, 2012
Politics

Media Latch on to CU Freshman’s Yogurt Spill on President

A whirlwind media tour from an embarrassing mishap. Screencap of Kolbi Zerbest's appearence on the Today show, April 25th 2012.
NBC Universal today.msnbc.msn.com

President Obama’s visit to the University of Colorado at Boulder yesterday brought serious discussion of student loans and debt, as reported by KUNC’s Kirk Siegler yesterday. To the dismay of hard core news fans, it also created a media moment dubbed “yogurt gate.

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5:00am

Tue April 24, 2012
Politics

President Obama to Talk Student Loans on Boulder Campus

Fourth year CU-Boulder student Brittny Hernandez fears the worst if interest rates on her federal student loan double.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

President Obama will speak at the University of Colorado in Boulder tonight; part of a three-state swing that also includes stops later this morning at the University of North Carolina and tomorrow at the University of Iowa. 

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9:53pm

Fri April 20, 2012
420 in Boulder

CU Crackdown Slows, But Doesn't Snuff Out 420

Protesters eventually congregated near the Duane Physics building on the Campus of CU this year for 420. The University launched a major crackdown on the event, which normally occupies Norlin Quad.
Jackie Fortier KUNC

"When civil rights are under attack, what do we do? Stand up, fight back!" That was the cheer shouted by hundreds of protesters this afternoon at the University of Colorado Boulder and the annual 420 event.

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2:04pm

Fri April 20, 2012
420 in Boulder

Storify: Following #CU420 in Boulder [Updated]

The '420' celebration on the CU campus from 2010. Estimates put about 10,000 people on campus for the maligned event that year.
Tyler Howarth Flickr - Creative Commons

In a departure from past events, CU has cracked down heavily on the annual 420 smoke-out held on campus. Following gathering protests surrounding the campus, a few protestors did make it onto CU grounds and assembled for the traditional smoking appointment.

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