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Daily Archives: September 21, 2016

Amber Long: Director of the Wellness Center

DIRECTOR AIMS TO REVOLUTIONIZE AURARIA CAMPUS Everyone has a different perception of what wellness means, and for some it means having bulging biceps, drinking kale smoothies for breakfast, or getting in touch with their spiritual side. Amber Long, the new Director of the CU Denver

CD REVIEW: USHER

Hard II Love(RCA Records) Usher Terry Raymond IV has officially traded in his spacious crunk club jams and returned to his soul-crushing R&B homebase that catapulted him to stardom in the early 2000s. Raymond dropped Hard II Love on Sept. 16. With a summer of

CD REVIEW: TRAVI$ SCOTT

Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight (Grand Hustle) Travi$ Scott’s newest LP, Birds in The Trap Sing McKnight (BITTSM) was released on Sept. 2. Scott’s second effort has retained his signature hard-hitting psychedelic swagger but this time, with more confidence than ever. Scott’s previous LP, Rodeo,

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Taylor Kirby: Feminist Agenda

Sunday’s 68th Primetime Emmy Awards should make any television connoisseur very, very happy. It was the rare award show that recieved press for consistently making the right  decisions. The likes of American Crime Story’s Sarah Paulson and Orphan Black’s Tatiana Malsany were finally given their

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Paul Conner: Guiding The Future of CGI

INSTRUCTORS RESUME TOP-NOTCH The list of incredible staff members with even more impressive resumes is never-ending on the CU Denver campus—but some of those resumes are more mysterious than others. Paul Conner—instructor and Program Coordinator for the Digital Animation Center at CU Denver—is a man

Kubo Innovates Stop Motion Animation

FILM A TREAT FOR EYES, HEARTSTRINGS Kubo and the Two Strings entered theaters in mid-August with a fanfare of critical acclaim. It won international praise for its immaculate stop motion animation, and the thoughtful plot had audiences both cheering and crying in the theaters. The

Adult Swim Drive-in Bids Summer A Fond Farewell

EVENT DEBUTS NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN CONTENT Nothing shouts summer like swirly soft-serve ice cream, children splashing in swimming pools, and nostalgic retro drive-in theaters. As fall steadily creeps in and summer begins to hibernate, nighttime TV favorite Adult Swim has come to the rescue to properly salute

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Tivoli Food Court: SONO! or Taco Bell?

SO NO MORE TACOS Taco Bell, a 20-year-old staple of the Tivoli food court, has been tragically ousted from campus—and Aurarians are not happy about it. Its usurper, SONO!, took over the contract for coveted space in the Tivoli just in time to launch for

CU Denver Live! Presents Annual Art of Cooking

EVENT ENGAGES STUDENTS, DEVELOPS SKILLS On a busy Thursday evening, a throng of CU Denver students could be seen walking down 16th Street, talking among themselves, excited, and hungry. The fourth-annual Art of Cooking event, spearheaded by CU Denver Live!, was held on Sept. 8