This statement was just released. And somebody is throwing shots at NASA even as we speak. What a fucking day…
TO: Boulder Campus Teaching & Research Faculty, Staff,
Deans, Directors, Dept Chairs, System Administration
FROM: Housing and Dining Services
DATE: April 20, 2007
SUBJECT: Information on Student Residence Hall Arrest Read more
An edited version of this story appeared in the Denver Post on May 8, 1997 (p. 7B).
The past few nights in Boulder have seen student rioting unlike anything Colorado has experienced in years. Darkness has literally transformed the Hill into a bonfire-lit war zone, with drunken youths throwing everything they can pick up and the police responding with tear gas and rubber bullets. Both sides have taken casualties, although thankfully no one has died yet.
As unanticipated as this outburst has been, something disturbingly similar happened in May, 1988, at Iowa State University in Ames during the annual VEISHEA festival. Read more