Citizen's Police Academy gives students insight into the lives of the Boulder PD

In a large room, 20 people age 21 to 73 gather together. They are all here to learn about what they say is the most important organization in Boulder.

The Citizen’s Police Academy meets every Wednesday for three and half months to gain a better understanding about the philosophies and real life events of the Boulder Police Department.

I-Phy field day seeks to raise money, bond students

The Integrative Physiology Club will hold a Halloween field day Saturday at noon to raise money and bring students and teachers together outside of class.

“The main goal is for (integrative physiology) students and professors to get to know each other in a goofy, off-beat manner,” said Chelsey Stillman, a senior integrative physiology and Spanish major.

America's youth need nature, speaker says

Rolling cornfields, winding creeks, lush forests and green hills were all examples of necessary natural experiences that speaker Richard Louv said new generations of America’s youth are missing in their lives on Wednesday night.

To endorse or not to endorse, that is the question

Candidate endorsement is as much a time-honored tradition as elections are, and this year is no exception as newspapers across the state weigh in with their choices for the best candidates running for local, state and national office.

While newspapers such as the Denver Post, Rocky Mountain News, Daily Camera and other local publications have been endorsing candidates for years, the practice is not without its critics, who have accused the papers of violating journalistic objectivity and unfairly influencing voters.

Racism workshop looks to dismantle guilt

Guilt is a common emotion that surfaces during conversations of racism and white privilege, but this emotion was not the goal of the workshop called “White on White: Acting to Dismantle Racism,” said Barbara Kulton, the director of the Women’s Resource Center.

CU outranks Ivy league on civics exam

CU is known as one of the “Public Ivies.” A recent study conducted by the University of Connecticut’s Department of Public Policy and the nonprofit education organization Intercollegiate Studies Institute shows CU students even rank above those attending the nation’s Ivy League schools in some fields.

Weekly bite of Boulder: Albums Bistro

For 20 years, Andy Schneidkraut, owner of Albums on the Hill, has been known by residents and students alike as the local music connoisseur in the know.

These days he is focusing on a new endeavor on the Hill. Next door to Albums in the space that used to house the popular bar and music venue Gramazios, Schneidkraut has opened up the Albums Bistro.

Below the fold – CP's Weekly Guide to Sex on Campus

From goblins to ghouls and everything in between, Halloween gets a little bit more exciting when you throw some sex into the mix.

Fascinations Superstore in Boulder sells a variety of “classic” Halloween costumes. Walls and racks are lined with French maid outfits, army uniforms and naughty nurse gear, not to mention pleather gloves and boots that reach mid-thigh.

Patton announces last season at CU

Colorado Head Coach Ricardo Patton announced on Wednesday that this season will be his last with the CU men’s basketball team.

“Today, I am announcing that this is my last year as head coach of the University of Colorado men’s basketball team. I will neither seek nor accept an extension of my contract, which runs until July 1, 2007,” Patton said.

New assistant athletic director ready to work

CU alumnus John “Rocko” DeLuca has been promoted to assistant athletic director for development under Jim Senter. This was announced on Sept. 27, and DeLuca is excited for the challenges that lie ahead of him.

29-year-old DeLuca has been working with the CU for five years.