CU-Boulder Experiences Growth in Campus Diversity (rewrite)

The numbers don’t lie. The University of Colorado Boulder’s fall enrollment census reinforces the school’s efforts to foster a diverse campus climate. Each year the university aims to create new programs that will attract a wide variety of students with different backgrounds and interests. This year, the freshman class has set a new standard for … Continue reading CU-Boulder Experiences Growth in Campus Diversity (rewrite)

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Legalize Marijuana: The Push to End Pot Prohibition

November 8, 2016 marks the most pivotal day in history for the movement to end marijuana prohibition. Following the election, California, Nevada, Massachusetts, and Maine are now fully approved for the use, sale, and consumption of recreational marijuana. The legalization of these states means that more than 20 percent of the U.S. population will now … Continue reading Legalize Marijuana: The Push to End Pot Prohibition

Colorado Divided on Amendment 70: The Push to Raise Minimum Wage

Amendment 70 would increase minimum wage from $8.31 to $12 an hour. Currently, Colorado’s minimum wage is $1.06 above the federal requirement of $7.25 per hour. After 2020, annual adjustments would be made in Colorado to account for inflated costs of living. The bill also ensures that no more than $3.02 in tip income can … Continue reading Colorado Divided on Amendment 70: The Push to Raise Minimum Wage

New Hotel and Conference Center on The Hill Could Displace Local Businesses

The Kim family moved here from Vietnam to start a new life. Quang Kim, owner of Kim’s Food To Go on the Hill, moved his wife and four children to Boulder in 2004. 12 years later, the couple was told the restaurant would be torn down. For Kim and his wife Nguyen Lien, the community … Continue reading New Hotel and Conference Center on The Hill Could Displace Local Businesses

“Go-Getter” Marco Vienna Sets The Standard for Young Entrepreneurs

The exterior of the apartment was modest. The location of the unit was obscure. Hidden away on the far side of the building, unit 1719 would be easy to pass without taking a second glance. However, take a step inside and you’ll find the nucleus of Kickfurther, the fourth most successful startup in Boulder. Sitting … Continue reading “Go-Getter” Marco Vienna Sets The Standard for Young Entrepreneurs

CU-Boulder Census for Fall 2016 Enrollment Yields Positive Results

The numbers don’t lie. This year’s evaluation of the university’s student body profile has demonstrated an increase in various demographic values. Most notable is the record-breaking freshman class that has set a new standard for achievement as the most academically qualified and diverse the school has ever seen. The census, most recently published on September … Continue reading CU-Boulder Census for Fall 2016 Enrollment Yields Positive Results