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Daily Archives: August 16, 2017

AHEC implements new fees for students

ORGS CAN NO LONGER RESERVE AHEC SPACES FOR FREE As of July 1, student organizations from the Auraria Campus will need to pay a fee if they wish to use spaces in buildings owned by the Auraria Higher Education Center for meetings or events. AHEC

CTRL | SZA

On June 9, SZA’s newest album Ctrl is yet another addition to her ever-expanding opus. Produced by the critically acclaimed studio Top Dawg Entertainment, who has produced other artists such as Kendrick Lamar and Schoolboy Q, it seems as though SZA is living up to

Lust For Life | Lana Del Ray

Lust for Life, the highly anticipated album from Lana Del Rey, released this summer on July 21. The album cover portrays Del Rey in front of a beat-up truck from the 1950s or 60s; dressed in a virginal, white lace dress with flowers adorning her hair,

Flower Boy | Tyler the Creator

Tyler the Creator’s  fourth studio album, Flower Boy, (released on July 21) vocally explores his journey in self-discovery and change throughout his musical career. The rapper has matured from his past albums’ harsh beats and angry lyrics for the sake of shock value to smooth

Keen fans line up for summer concerts

A SOUND FOR EVERY LISTENER This summer was filled with a host of performances from award-winning artists to those in the process of establishing their musical identities. Musicians that visit Denver never cease to please local music aficionados, and the summer of 2017 wasn’t any

The politics of the music industry

Commercial music consumption is at the highest it has ever been. With streaming services such as Apple Music, YouTube Red, Spotify, and previously free websites such as SoundCloud making the move towards monetizing its services, music is becoming more accessible, albeit controlled. This isn’t to

Blood Tangent | Sarai Nissan

It’s 2017 and everyone has an iPhone, and a Xanax prescription. Maybe you’ve seen me; I am the palest vampire. When I was 18, all doe eyes and bruised thighs and immersed in the local music scene, I was always going to see my favorite

Amber Long prepares for new Wellness Center

NEW DIRECTOR READY TO HELP STUDENT WELLNESS “This is my dream job,” is the first thing Amber Long said when asked about her role as Director of the Wellness Center—and the sincerity of those words is evident in everything she does. She’s a natural, effervescent

Stranger Than Fiction | Matthew Kriese

To say the presidency of Donald Trump has been without controversy is to be painfully distanced from the news reverberating from the Oval Office. The rhetoric of Trump has been sharp and has usually managed to cause some form of uproar across the nation. So,

On the Record with Raul

GETTING TO KNOW V.C. CARDENAS Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Raul Cardenas Jr.’s office is perched on the top floor of Lawrence Street Center, lending him a panoramic view of Auraria Campus and the city scape adjacent to it. He has an unobstructed view of