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Daily Archives: November 8, 2017

The Minority Report | Ashley Kim

“Shhh” you whisper to your screaming baby as you watch a stranger force a needle through its untouched, infant earlobes. “Shh,” you whisper again. “At least now no one will think you’re a boy.” You smile to yourself, satisfied by your work. Congratulations. You have

Blood Tangent | Sarai Nissan

When I was 17, I spent the summer in Brooklyn attending Pratt’s pre-college program having the pseudo-art school experience. I functioned on very little sleep and a lot of coffee. I didn’t sleep for two days, my pupils were the size of pies, and I

Stranger than Fiction | Matt Kriese

I’am hard-pressed to think of reasons as to why a critique of nature preservations is necessary. Through this preservation, countless species of plants and animals have been saved for the pleasure of public viewing; however, there are repercussions to preservation that are almost invisible to

Pencil Shavings | Tessa Blair

A dead body is still. It isn’t still like a sleeping body is. Sleeping bodies have personality, warmth, movement, life. A dead body is just still. Our brains aren’t used to seeing bodies lie still. When I saw her there, almost a year ago, her

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Four hip hop albums to decompress to

BEST LOCAL HIP HOP ARTISTS FOR THIS FALL November is stressful. The day after Halloween rolls around, and the dreadful realization that the semester’s end looms near hits hard as students begin hastily skimming an entire semester’s worth of notes while chugging coffee. Panic attacks

Taylor Swift | Gorgeous: Single Review

Artist: Taylor Swift Single: Gorgeous Release Date: Oct. 20th, 2017 “Gorgeous” is Taylor Swift at her worst. Released on Oct. 20, the track compromises the quality of her otherwise promising album, Reputation, with juvenile themes and a lackluster production. Rhythmically, the song has all the

Kendrick Lamar | Element: Music Video Review

Artist: Kendrick Lamar Single: Element Release Date: June 17th, 2017 Kendrick Lamar’s music video for his song “Element” brilliantly shifts the standard format of music videos into a symbiotic project, where in both the video and song amplify their own meaning through each other. Lamar,

Is Canvas a useful resource for students?

IT IS  INCONSISTENT AND CONFUSING | Tyler Halas CU Denver uses Canvas to organize all online course information and assignments for classes. Instructors use the online program as a major source of information. Courses utilize Canvas to take tests, quizzes, and homework online, but it is