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Daily Archives: April 4, 2018

Looking back from Lookout Mountain

There’s a hill somewhere in Denver with a startling nighttime view. As a child, I’d hold my breath as we approached the crest of it, viscerally anticipating the moment when the dark pavement would drop out ahead of our car and give way to the

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Mayor Hancock should resign

Sexual harassment should not be tolerated Mayor Michael Hancock must resign from his role as Mayor of Denver. Mayor Hancock, a CU Denver alumnus, has taken advantage of his position as mayor to harass Denver Police Detective Leslie Branch-Wise, who was assigned to his security

Pencil Shavings

This semester has been keeping me busy—very busy. With creating a weekly newspaper, taking classes packed with assignments, and caring for two big fur babies, one of my biggest fears is having to miss a day due to an accident or illness. And last week,

Should students walk at graduation?

There are better ways to celebrate Opinion by Tara Perticone Graduation is a special time of the year where students see their hard work pay off and finally move on to another part of their lives. That, however, doesn’t mean that it is necessary to

Blood Tangent | Column

I live right off Colfax, which welcomes a slew of interesting experiences into any resident’s daily life—especially in my alleyway. From the front of my apartment, everything looks kind of quaint, Victorian, and a generally nice place to live—but from the back it could be completely

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45s Against 45 take on March for Our Lives

Activism and music go hand-in-hand The connection between music and activism is historic, from Bob Dylan penning the Civil Rights anthem, “Blowin’ In the Wind,” to Broken Social Scene’s more direct, “Protest Song.” Music can be used to raise awareness and funds for a greater

Stranger Than Fiction

Because of a paper I’m researching for, I have spent a lot of time over the past year thinking about the weird reasons we  human beings have changed the ways  we perceive natural phenomena. Naturally occurring plants like spices and peppers and tea and coffee

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Depression rates rise on college campus

Help will always be there The epidemic of students with depression has slowly risen over recent years, and students in Colorado are no exception. With the stresses of classes, jobs, and finding a balance in between all needs, there is little time for recuperation. But