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  • Deportation ruling will let student graduate in Colorado

    Associated Press -
    Published: Fri, Apr 4, 2014

    SILVERTHORNE — A high school student who was locked up by immigration authorities is being given time to graduate before his case comes up in court. Jaime Leon Rivas walked out of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement lockup in Aurora on April 2 after his attorney got a stay...

  • Gender comments by conservative scholar draw fire

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Apr 3, 2014

    BOULDER — A visiting conservative scholar at the University of Colorado says educational institutions have gone overboard trying to protect people from discrimination. Steven Hayward said in an interview with Colorado Public Radio on March 17 that women were under-represented in...

  • Springtime in the Rockies = blast of winter: About 4 inches of snow fell in Colorado Springs, more north of the city

    The Gazette -
    Updated: Thu, Apr 3, 2014

    Welcome to springtime in the Rockies. Although up to 9 inches of snow fell northwest of Peterson Air Force Base, National Weather Service meteorologist Kyle Mozley said no records were broken Thursday, Most of Colorado Springs got about 4 to 4.5 inches of snow and further north in...

  • Colorado Springs startup GetOutfitted ices competition in Big Ideas battle

    by WAYNE HEILMAN wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Apr 2, 2014

    A startup company that rents winter sports clothing online has big plans to expand the service globally and capture a major part of the $53 billion ski products market. On Tuesday, GetOutfitted took a major step toward its goal by winning the $25,000 first prize in the Colorado...

  • Mass. teacher uses Rubik's Cube to teach math

    The Standard-Times/Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Mar 30, 2014

    LAKEVILLE, Mass. (AP) — Whenever possible, Nate Eleuterio likes to make his math classes at Freetown-Lakeville Middle School fun. The teacher promised to give extra credit to the student who could correctly list the most digits in Pi, the never-ending number that represents the...

  • Free literacy festival designed to inspire and enhance the love of reading for all ages

    by Debbie Kelley debbie.kelley@gazette.com
    Published: Tue, Apr 1, 2014

    A free, interactive community event designed to inspire and enhance the love of reading for all ages will be held Saturday at Centennial Hall on the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs campus. The multi-cultural literacy festival, called "Minds, Spines and Rhymes: Reading for...

  • Workshop at Cheyenne Mountain High School will focus on bragging as an art form

    by Debbie Kelley debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Apr 1, 2014

    Bragging about yourself can sound silly or conceited. But when it's done right, it becomes an art, says Peggy Klaus. "Usually people think of 'brag' as a four-letter word, but to brag well is absolutely essential in terms of competing and succeeding in the world today," she said in a...

  • Some CU-Boulder students receive fake email about 'extended spring break'

    By Sarah Kuta, Boulder Daily Camera -
    Updated: Mon, Mar 31, 2014

    Students at the University of Colorado may have had a glimmer of hope that their spring break had been extended after receiving a fishy email on Sunday. The email, sent from a Gmail account, was allegedly from the email account of Deb Coffin, vice chancellor for student affairs on...

  • Correction: Work Colleges story

    Updated: Mon, Mar 31, 2014

    CRAFTSBURY, Vt. (AP) — In a story March 30 about colleges that allow students to work off their tuition, The Associated Press erroneously reported the location of Ecclesia College. It is in Arkansas, not Arizona. A corrected version of the story is below: Students' jobs pay off...

  • Sandboxes bring maps to life

    WESTON MORROW, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
    Updated: Sun, Mar 30, 2014

    FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A generation of Americans, now adults, grew up playing in sandboxes. The structures, which fostered the creative energy of thousands of future architects, geologists and geographers have fallen out of popularity in the past few decades, largely disappearing...

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