Adler calls out her attackers. But winning a battle isn’t the same as winning the war. I noted last month the latest in the University of Colorado administration’s ongoing campaign to completely […]
The Patti Adler controversy: goddammit, University of Colorado, will you PLEASE stop embarrassing me?
CU shoots itself in the dick again, devaluing its reputation and my degree even more. Oh, good. The University of Colorado is in the news again. There is, of course, disagreement over […]
The old “liberal intelligentsia hates the football program” argument: a Boulder Intellectual responds to a prominent sportswriter
There it was again on the radio this morning: a sports pundit talking about the anti-sports environment that pervades America’s universities, and in particular the hyper-liberal University of Colorado. [sigh] In this […]
On Sunday, the University of Colorado fired head football coach Jon Embree after two seasons. Reaction has been mixed and at times heated. Some point to the results, noting not only the […]
I’ve been keeping my head down since the Penn State pedophilia scandal broke. You see, I’m a Penn State alum, and it’s taking me time to sort out how I feel about this. Right now, though, I know that nothing about the scandal will tarnish or erase my experiences from my time at Penn State.
We went to see Momix at the University of Colorado’s Mackey Auditorium last night. They’re currently doing a “Best of Momix” tour, and the show was wonderful. I’d never seen them before, […]
Earlier today I got a call from the University of Colorado, where I earned by doctorate. It was one of those periodic fund-raising calls that probably every alum gets, and the young […]
Part three of a series. In the days following the murders at Columbine High School I visited the school and the grounds of Clement Park. Those walks produced this piece, which was […]
In years to come, it seems likely that the ongoing civil suit brought against the University of Colorado by former professor Ward Churchill will provide students in many law classes with a […]
by Michael Tracey Let me return to a period which is widely regarded within the advanced industrial societies as a high water mark of public service broadcasting, the BBC in the early […]