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Student slackers exercise on Main Quad

Student slackers exercise on Main Quad

By Lillian Barkley

April 6, 2015

When the temperature goes up, so do lines of webbing that connect the trees on the Quad. Students will wobble and hop onto the primary-colored lines and attempt to cross before dropping onto the sweetgum balls scattered in the grass. Most people know the students as tightrope walkers, but they are actual...

Calligraphy classes share Japanese culture with CU community

Calligraphy classes share Japanese culture with CU community

By Stephanie Kim

April 8, 2014

Calligraphy can be considered a silent waltz with the brush. Shozo Sato, Japan House founder and professor emeritus of the University, takes the lead. Sato has returned to campus to teach a series of calligraphy classes at the Japan House.  With a degree in multiple Japanese arts — including tea ceremony...