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Sources: Colorado College students expelled for posting South Park reference on Yik Yak

No CU freshmen sought medical marijuana housing exemption this year
By: - 0 2 hr ago

BOULDER — The University of Colorado in Boulder says no freshmen are using a housing exemption because they use medical marijuana.

The change...

Two local military vets among 50 Wounded Warrior Scholarship recipients
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Yesterday

Fifty active-duty military, veterans, spouses and caregivers of wounded warriors, including two people from Colorado Springs, have been named 2016...

AROUND TOWN: Rotary butterflies add A for art to STEM
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Tue, Nov 24, 2015

Emerging from their metal caterpillar cases, brightly colored butterflies took flight to Colorado yards, gardens, medians, schoolyards and...

41 percent respond to CU sexual misconduct survey
By: - 0 Tue, Nov 24, 2015

BOULDER, Colo. — The University of Colorado says 41 percent of its students took the school's comprehensive survey about sexual misconduct.


Postal Service kicks off Letters From Santa program
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Nov 24, 2015

Santa’s got his pen and is ready to reply to children’s gift wish letters to the North Pole.

To have Santa answer your child’s mail, place...

PPCC reschedules open house of its newest location to Dec. 2
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Nov 23, 2015

Due to the recent snowstorm, Pikes Peak Community College has rescheduled the open house for its newest location. It will now happen 5-7...

Rhodes scholars for Class of 2016 announced
By: - 0 Sun, Nov 22, 2015

WASHINGTON — The 32 American men and women chosen as Rhodes scholars include a member of the U.S. National Rowing Team, an Alzheimer's disease social...

Imagination, tinkering encouraged at Colorado Springs event
By: Stephen Hobbs - 0 Sun, Nov 22, 2015

Toothbrush heads buzzed in circles across tables and through mazes as more than a dozen kids fiddled with their creations.

Equipped with watch...

Colorado high school rifle raffle stirs concerns
By: - 0 Sun, Nov 22, 2015

CORTEZ — A man who held a community drawing for a rifle to benefit the Mancos High School football team last month is facing criticism from people...

AROUND TOWN: CPCD's 'be 4' breakfast challenges attendees to think like a preschooler
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Nov 22, 2015

Oh what a lovely early-morning way to welcome the day.

For an hour more than 600 adults were 4 years old again. "Just pretend," they were...

Local students fare well in annual math competition
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Nov 20, 2015

Students from Air Academy High, Coronado High, Doherty High, Fountain-Fort Carson High, Pine Creek High and Rampart High were among the 225 students...

Academy D-20 receives award for budget presentation
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Nov 20, 2015

The Association of School Business Officials International has awarded Academy School District 20 its Meritorious Budget Award for excellence in...

Colorado Springs high school didn't protect autistic son from ongoing bullying, parents say
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Nov 20, 2015

Parents of an autistic child say their son was bullied seven times over 15 months while attending Pine Creek High School, including two "depantsing"...

Salt Lake City library head eyed for similar job in Colorado Springs
By: Rich Laden - 0 Thu, Nov 19, 2015

The Pikes Peak Library District board has named the head of the Salt Lake City Public Library as the finalist for its executive director...

Lockdown at Colorado Springs elementary school lifted by officials
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Thu, Nov 19, 2015

Hunt Elementary School in southeast Colorado Springs was on a short lockdown Thursday morning after two shots reportedly were fired in the area,...

AROUND TOWN: Gingerbread & Jazz an Early Connections tradition
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Thu, Nov 19, 2015

For 21 years, one evening each fall has beckoned guests to the majestic Historic Day Nursery on Rio Grande Street for jazz, gingerbread houses and...

Colleges update mascots, mottos, amid pressure from students
By: - 0 Thu, Nov 19, 2015

BOSTON — Amherst College has turned on its mascot. Georgetown University is renaming buildings. Union College has a new motto.

Faced with...

International contingent of Colorado College students mourn victims of terror attacks
By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Wed, Nov 18, 2015

In silence, Aya Ahmad grabbed a rose.

She walked silently, joining dozens of other Colorado College students mourning the victims of Friday's...

Pikes Peak Community College moves campus closer to north Colorado Springs high schools
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Sat, Nov 14, 2015

Pikes Peak Community College has moved its eastern campus to a location that's close to two high schools, housing and businesses in hopes of...

Colorado Safe2Tell program 'saves lives'
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Sat, Nov 14, 2015

Colorado's Safe2Tell tip line for kids to anonymously report threats, violence and other potentially dangerous situations would earn frequent flyer...

Old Colorado laws collide with digital reality in teen sexting cases
By: - 0 Sat, Nov 14, 2015

CANON CITY — Educators in a small Colorado town say they had no choice but alert police when they discovered that many high-schoolers were using a...

University of Denver checking safety of students studying in Paris
By: - 0 Fri, Nov 13, 2015

Six University of Denver students are studying abroad in Paris, the university said Friday.

DU officials are "working with our partners" in...

Authorities discount text threats to Colorado Springs high school
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Fri, Nov 13, 2015

An investigation into threats against students at a Colorado Springs high school continues, but police have determined the school is not under an...

CU-Boulder racism protest canceled after African-American students object
By: - 0 Fri, Nov 13, 2015

A rally planned at the University of Colorado this afternoon to protest racism and show support for the University of Missouri, where demonstrations...