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Space week events come to CU

World Space Week is an international celebration of science and technology. The United Nations General Assembly declared in 1999 that WSW will be held each year from Oct. 4-10.

Boy Seeks Homecoming Date

When in need of a date for Homecoming, Tyler Granholm, a senior at Broomfield High School, did something unorthodox and advertised on CU’s campus for a date.

Granholm hung fliers on the walls of the UMC and posted an advertisement on his Myspace account, hoping his date would come to him before the Oct.

Women's Resource Center provides comfortable atmosphere for students

Sex: It’s a tricky thing to talk about, and students don’t always feel comfortable discussing the subject with friends or family.

The Women’s Resource Center in the UMC offers an alternative by hosting walk-in hours. Students can come to the office, located in UMC 417, between 1:30 and 2:30 p.

Should marijuana be legalized?

Pot, weed, splim, ganja, cheeba, herb, Mary Jane, pakalolo, rope or kilter. Whatever the name, Colorado voters will decide in November if marijuana should be legalized under state law.

Green machine: Solar week hits Boulder

This week the Center for ReSource Conservation will host the Boulder Solar Week, offering participants a number of workshops and tours of 20 innovative green homes in Boulder County.

The week provides participants with information about the solar industry, greening the home, and the different technologies available to make an environmentally-friendly home.

CU prof shows his stuff on the History Channel

Many professors are interviewed on TV but it’s not often one of them is from CU. On Sept. 29, assistant history Professor Brian DeLay was presented on the History Channel to discuss his focus on studying the Mexican-American war.

DeLay has been an assistant professor at CU for three years and is also a CU alumnus.

Webmail to be replaced Oct. 28

This fall, CU will release its new e-mail program, CULink. This application will replace the current Webmail program and offer students and faculty more options in terms of e-mail space and convenience. The program, set to roll out Oct. 28, will offer students the most from their CU e-mail.

Environmental center looks to raise awareness, lower costs

The CU Environmental Center is stepping up efforts this year to save the university money in their Blueprint for a Green Campus sustainability campaign.

As of 2003, activities related to the plan were saving the university approximately $5.5 million per year, though the figure is likely higher now that energy costs have increased, said Dave Newport, director of the Environmental Center.

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