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Expansive Improvisations With A Hook

CU PROFESSOR STARTS HIGHLY STYLISHED TRIO Jazz and other improvisational forms of music can be an incredibly divisive subject for music listeners. For some, long drawn-out solos and ample instrumental jamming can take them on an intense musical journey that changes with every concert. For

Sonder Coffee & Tea Curates Community

MARKETS CREATIVITY, IDENTIFY, PLUS CAFFEINE Sonder: “A realization that each random passerby has a life just as vivid and complex as your own.” Customers are greeted with these carefully painted words upon entering one of Denver’s newest coffeeshops, and the clear depiction explains that Sonder

Stage Devoted to Frightening Tales

THE BAKERY SERVES UP GHOST STORIES The Pandemic Collective is a non-profit theater company devoted to performing horror theater. Their performances engage audiences and artists from all mediums. The company employs artists that are not necessarily within the theater realm, such as graphic designers, photographers,

Arada: A Gem of Transplanted Cuisine

COMBINES SPICE, FINGER FOOD Tucked away in the heart of the Santa Fe Arts District, Arada Ethiopian Restaurant offers a tasty experience that combines East African flavor with America’s favorite eating utensils: fingers. Arada was labeled Westword’s “Best African Restaurant” back in 2008 and has

Doctor Strange Beckons New Marvel Era

DEBUTS TO $85 MILLION With only two infinity stones left to be found ahead of 2018’s Avengers: Infinity War, the culmination of a decade of filmmaking, Marvel can’t afford a serious misstep in their Phase 3 lineup. True to form, they responded to that pressure

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Feminist Agenda: Taylor Kirby

Working 50 hours between three jobs and and going to school full time ain’t no joke. This semester has been an experiment in over exhaustion. In the past couple of months I’ve fallen asleep at my desk, in the breakroom at work, and even on

CU Personality: Amy Hasinoff

SEXTING FROM ACADEMIC POINT OF VIEW When Amy Hasinoff was writing her doctoral dissertation in 2008, sending explicit messages was on the rise and newly labeled as “sexting.” That movement alone prompted Hasinoff to change her dissertation. She became fascinated with the panic surrounding sexting,

The Great Barrier Reef is Rapidly Dying

DROP THE SUSHI: OVERFISHING CAUSING DEATH OF THE REEFS In October, the world was shocked by several news media headlines that read, “Great Barrier Reef Pronounced Dead.” The Great Barrier Reef (GBR), a naturally occurring ecosystem along the entire Queensland, AU coastline, is considered one

A2ru Conference Returns To CU Denver

ARTREPRENEURS REWRITE THE CREATIVE PROCESS CU Denver hosted the fourth-annual national conference for the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities, commonly referred to as a2ru. Spanning three full days during the first week of November, a2ru aimed to foster and champion the arts in

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Queerly Beloved: Gem Sheps

This column will reach a changed America. I am writing this just moments after voting in my first presidential election. It was painful, both literally and physically; I had to stand in line for 30 minutes, which is not easy for someone with chronic pain