Your student government: Living the Colorado Creed

first_img Published: Dec. 14, 2016 The past couple of weeks have been very turbulent for many of us Buffs, with the recent election, finals and other uncertainties that college students face. It is important for us as members of the CU Boulder community, to remember the Colorado Creed and reflect on how we can live our lives by its values.Created by students in 2004, the Creed embodies how we should engage with one another as students, faculty members, staff and as members of a larger Boulder community.Much like the pioneers who founded Boulder and helped establish what would become an internationally renowned research university, the students in 2004 saw a need, and worked to fulfill it. Since then, many other students have had the responsibility of continuing on the Colorado Creed for future generations of the CU and Boulder communities. We believe the Colorado Creed is not a rule or a mandate, but a guiding light for how we interact with others. During this tumultuous time, it is important that we come together, shoulder-to-shoulder, as a community and engage each other respectfully and work to understand other perspectives, ideas and beliefs. The Creed is not simply words written on a wall or sidewalk, but a fundamental principle in which every student should live by in order to help bring about positive change to our university and our society. At the end of the day, we don’t have to agree with each other, but the Creed requests us to act with integrity in all of our interactions, particularly those that require us to acknowledge each other’s differences.Good luck on finals Buffs and Happy Holidays! Colorado CreedCategories:Deadlines & AnnouncementsCampus Community Share Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-maillast_img read more