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Monthly Archives: April 2018

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

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London’s pursuit for the largest LGBTQ+ museum

Years of hidden documentation finally revealed As of now in London, England, plans are in the works to create the world’s largest LGBTQ+ museum. Named Queer Britain: The National LGBTQ+ Museum, this repository will be fully devoted in creating an immersive experience that draws from

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Thousands participate in Denver’s March for Our Lives

“Enough is enough” Saturday, March 24, was a significant day of protest for domestic tranquility. Over 800 marches took place across the country, according to the March For Our Lives website. The cause was to raise awareness for school gun violence and advocate for better

The Minority Report | Ashley Kim

It’s a characteristically cool March night in 2014. My best friends and I are waiting for a table in the cramped waiting area of our favorite Denver eatery, City O’ City. The ambiance is calm yet arrogant—a vibe that 17-year-old me couldn’t get enough of—and

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Stop praising Love, Simon

Warning: this review spoils the poorly made film Surrounded by the backdrop of upper-middle-class suburbia and the white people to match, Love, Simon tells the story of Simon Spier (Nick Robinson) who lives a picture perfect and extremely privileged life. He has caring (and at

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Ready Player One adds depth to genre

Video game movie genre gains a gem Ready Player One claims that “the limits of reality are your own imagination”—and director Steven Spielberg has a more limitless imagination than most. In Wade Watt’s (Tye Sheridan) 2045, life is so grim that most of humanity has chosen