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Most striking cover of the semester

THE PRO-LGBTQA COVER CAPTURES COMMUNITY’S ESSENCE There is a wide expanse of emotion that art can elicit from an audience, but there isn’t any cover as emotionally engaging as the Queer Lives Matter cover from this past November. The color palette that was chosen for this piece drew

Best Conspiracy Theory

MELANIA TRUMP MIGHT NOT BE REAL Floating within the endless absurdity of social media is a hidden gem. Its name: The Fake Melania Conspiracy. The prevailing superstition is that the First Lady has recruited a body double to stand in for her during presidential events.

Most human professor

CONFIRMED TO NOT BE A LIZARD After numerous reports from students and staff alike suggesting otherwise, English professor and Chair of the Creative Writing Department at CU Denver Teague Bohlen has been confirmed to be a very real human being whose day-to-day activities consist of

Best New A [?]OS Update

REVOLUTIONIZING A [?]PHONES AND A [?]PADS Apple describes their new A [?]OS 11 update as “a giant step for the A [?]Phone, and a monumental leap for the A [?]Pad.” Since the update’s release, Apple users have had nothing but positive responses. Users are blown away by

The happiest animal on campus

DASH: AURARIA’S ONLY CERTIFIED POLICE DOG Two-year-old Dash is one of the only police dogs on a college campus in Colorado; he has been keeping Auraria safe since his introduction to campus, wearing a smile the whole time. Dash was rescued by the Golden Retriever

Most effective hashtag

#METOO SPARKS AN ONGOING MOVEMENT This year has been quite the tumultuous year; with Donald Trump as president, several domestic and oversea terrorist attacks occurring, and natural disasters that have devastated so many lives, it seems like nothing good came out of this year. 2017

Best/Worst Celebrity Pregnancies

CONTENTIOUS VS. COURAGEOUS WOMEN Rumors of Kylie’s pregnancy hit the media months ago, yet there have been no pictures or any type of proof coming from the Kardashians. Kylie has reportedly come out saying that she doesn’t want to show her bump because she is “self-conscious of

Flyest festival to premier

BIG NAMES TO COME TO MILE HIGH CITY The same team responsible for putting on Bonnaroo and Outside Lands Music Festival has just chosen Denver as the newest location for their next venture. Is it fair to label this as Colorado’s best new festival before

Best and worst breakout artists of the year

Billie Eilish | A bright new star The year 2017 brought an influx of musical artists and new music content that has made the industry more competitive than ever. This year, artists have emerged in the industry with originality and creativity, so the bar to bring