A guide to the changing leaves in and around Boulder

As summer slowly fades into fall, the vibrantly changing leaves can be seen throughout Boulder. These reds, oranges and yellows stretch on for miles. This is a short guide to a scenic drive to see one of nature’s many wonders – the changing leaves of fall.

Wardenburg: students should be cautious with non-domestic creatures

Wildlife-related diseases, like the plague and rabies, have not infected any humans this year, but Boulder County Public Health and Wardenburg want students to take precautions with all non-domestic creatures.

“We have no cases of either one of the diseases, rabies or plague, but that doesn’t mean it can’t happen,” said Bob Cranny, Wardenburg health official.

Performance delves into human experience with war

The stage is dimly lit and bare. The only props are fourteen chairs arranged in columns of seven each, facing each other.

The lights go off, and from the darkness emerges a chorus of fourteen voices reciting a selection from Homer’s “Iliad.” So begins the CU theatre department’s first production of the year, “All That I Have Lost: War in Poetry, Prose and Theatre.”

Juggling and bouncing entertainment thrills audience

Children squealed with laughter as giant, inflated rainbow-colored objects bounced through the air inside Macky Auditorium on Oct. 8.

Hundreds of children gathered at the CU campus to see the Fred Garbo Inflatable Theater Company put on its show. The show has traveled the globe during the last 13 years and has made stops at the Kennedy Center the Late Show with David Letterman.

Race for the Cure kicks off in Denver

Early Sunday a flood of white doves rose above a sea of pink hats outside the Pepsi Center in Denver. Each hat denotes a breast cancer survivor or patient. At the nation’s largest Race for the Cure event, the sea of hats is overwhelming.

After the Survivor Procession, anchors from 9 News looked out on a crowd of walkers and runners whose mothers, sisters, daughters, wives, grandmothers and friends have been touched by breast cancer.

Dogged debate

Marley, a Lhasa Apso, will be one of many dogs to attend class tomorrow at CU. More and more students are bringing their dogs to class with them for various reasons.

However, the pets being brought to class are many times not there to provide assistance to their owner, such as in the case of a trained seeing-eye dog.

Thousands participate in motorcycle parade to honor Emily Keyes

The walls of Platte Canyon reverberated with the roar of motorcycle engines on Saturday as thousands of bikers rode from Columbine High School to Platte Canyon High School. The first annual “Columbine to Canyon Ride” was held in memory of Emily Keyes, the PCHS student who was killed on Sept. 27 during a hostage incident at the school.