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Monthly Archives: April 2018

Frida Silva dreams of a more inclusive campus

Vice President with Big Plans Frida Silva will be next year’s student government association’s Vice President. She got her first taste of political leadership in her senior year of high school when a friend convinced her to join student government. After she decided to attending

STRANGER THAN FICTION

I am at a point in my life right now that I literally can’t think of any words to describe how I’m feeling. I’ve never thought about my own situation in life so much and been so unable to put words to what it I’m going

King Tuff | The Other | Album Review

Sub Pop Records 4 out of 5 stars King Tuff’s new album, The Other, released on April 13, takes after neo-garage bands like The Donkeys or Ty Segall but brings his own gothic psychedelia to the genre. Opening with its namesake song, The Other starts

Fast fashion is bad for the environment

Why thrifting is more fun and affordable “Fast fashion”—a term used to describe the rapid production of on-trend clothing—has become a common term since the 1960s, when younger generations decided to toss their elders’ drab and boring traditions to pursue a more colorful life. This

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Denver art exhibit celebrates powerful women

“Women Behaving Badly” highlights women in history Six minutes west of campus, located off Irving and Colfax, sits the Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales Library. It’s a small, fairly new library that holds books and resources for the inhabitants of the West Colfax neighborhood but also currently

Musicians who struggle with mental illness

Turning Pain into Art The recent suicides of musicians such as Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell have opened a dialogue on a topic that is not acknowledged nearly enough—the pervasiveness of mental illness in artists, particularly musicians. Mental illnesses have unfortunately claimed many lives, but

The Minority Report | Ashley Kim

At the beginning of this semester,  I thought my biggest challenge would be completing all the required math and science classes I’ve been putting off for four years, but, I never could have imagined the obstacles I would actually have to overcome. Late last year,