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Puffiest clouds on campus

BEST PLACES TO VAPE AT CU DENVER Vaping has swept the nation, with millions of people owning their own vapor mods. It is a beautiful pastime; the vape nation culture is alive and well, and CU Denver is no exception to this culture. Many students

Hardest-earned vacation

OBAMA’S ADVENTURES IN KITESURFING Being a former president of the United States is a full-time job— one worth more than $200,000 a year. The Former Presidents Act protects ex-POTUSes from having to fly directly from Washington D.C. to their next job interviews by allotting them a

Worst parking lot on campus

CHEAPER DOESN’T MEAN BETTER “You get what you pay for” is an especially applicable statement when it comes to the LAZ parking lot located near the Campus Village student housing complex. Costing $3 to park for the day, the LAZ parking lot serves to be the

The quintessential emo anthem

ANGSTIEST EMO SONG From the iconic first piano note to the fading snare drum outro, “Welcome to the Black Parade” by My Chemical Romance is the quintessential emo anthem. The emo subculture is derived from elements of the goth and punk movements. However, the melodramatic,

Songs that will never go out of style

THESE TRACKS ARE FOREVER YOUNG Some songs are only popular for a few months or, if they’re lucky, a few years. While some of the fleeting songs are fun for a casual listen, it is easy to turn the radio to a different station and

Most talked about single

FRANK OCEAN MAKES THE TRACK Every once in a while, a song will take over the radio, Spotify, and Youtube and become the biggest new hit. This year, that track was “Slide” by Calvin Harris, featuring Frank Ocean and Migos. The single, released in February

Cringiest beauty trends

WAVY EYEBROWS AND NOSE HAIR EXTENSIONS As a new year begins, people start experimenting with style in ways that haven’t been done before, or bring back crazes from the past. From “revolutionary” fashion choices to the color of the year,  2017 was no exception to

Most binge-worthy podcast

SERIAL’S STORYLINES SATIATE LISTENERS For victims of a curious spirit and lovers of true crime, Serial is the best podcast to binge. Hosted by Sarah Koenig, each season of the podcast focuses on one true crime story. That story is unraveled  in each episode. From

Worst movies of all time

Every year, hundreds of films are made. Due to the ubiquitous  nature of films in the entertainment industry, some of these films hold a special place in history as the worst films of all time. Ultraviolet (2006) Ultraviolet was the passion project of director Kurt

Best and most versatile meme

[INSERT BLINKING WHITE GUY] While there are many classic memes that keep people entertained for hours on end, every year people anticipate what relatable meme they will use incessantly on all social media platforms. 2017 was filled with great memes, but the best one to