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Writer discusses marijuana, travel, and Trump

INTERVIEW WITH BART SCHANEMAN Longing for a place of discovery and encounters with self-realization are the tools Bart Schaneman uses to guide his audience in his latest book Someplace Else: On Wanderlust, Expatriate Life, & the Call of the Wild. Consisting of essays and poems,

Art + Lit provokes discussion at the Lighthouse

CU PROFESSOR PRESENTS ON POP ART On Feb. 3, the Lighthouse Writers Workshop hosted their monthly Art + Lit session featuring CU Denver Assistant Professor of Art History Yang Wang and local writer Alison Alexander. Andrea Dupris, the director of the Lighthouse Writer’s Workshop, teamed

On Screen // Nocturnal Animals

Betrayal, heartbreak, and nudity are central to the storyline of Nocturnal Animals. This psychological thriller earned several Golden Globe nominations for Best Original Screenplay and Best Director; Michael Shannon is nominated for the Best Supporting Actor at the upcoming Academy Awards. The film starts with

On Screen // Hacksaw Ridge

“God, just one more.” The famous line said by war hero Desmond Doss exhibits his heroism, bravery, and incredible selflessness. Ten years after his death, his story has finally been told. Biopics are typically received well by audiences because of their authentic storylines, and Hacksaw

Denver Celebrates Black History Month

ROUND OF MULTIMEDIA EVENTS ACROSS TOWN Denver has an abundant history of venerated black artists, public servants, and activists that are being celebrated throughout the month of February with many events taking place throughout the city of Denver. From film screenings to performances, art exhibits,

Student Sues Trump Over Executive Order

ZAKARIA HAGIG FIGHTS BACK On Jan. 25, President Donald Trump signed Executive Order 13769, “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States,” which placed a travel ban on seven countries in the Middle East. This ban, according to The New York Times,

Denver Public Library helps homeless community

LIBRARY EXPANDS SOCIAL OUTREACH PROGRAM Denver’s Central Library has always been a haven to the community’s homeless population. Two years ago, in an effort to cater to the needs of its visitors, the library set out to create a social program for the homeless community.

Award shows: tone down the politics

TAKE TIME TO CELEBRATE THE ARTS Everyone has a voice, and everyone wants to have it heard. However, there is a time and place for expressing certain feelings. Award shows, such as the Golden Globes or the Academy Awards, are a time to celebrate the

Noise FM // William Card

The feelings that surface when spearheading a project are often waffle-y. Not waffled like the breakfast delicacy, but like tracking your own emotions. They can change day-to-day, and sometimes second to second. It can be as minute as deciding either to cry before Adele’s “Someone

City Scapes // Morgan Mackey

In a few short weeks, I will be traveling to London for Spring Break. Last year I impulsively decided to book a trip to this historic city because I had an influx of post-break-up madness. A good friend of mine was in a similar situation