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Daily Archives: August 17, 2018

Big rain at Big Gig 2018

Damp weather and Jared Leto hit Fiddler’s Green This year’s Big Gig took place on July 15 at its usual spot; Fiddler’s Green Ampitheater. The day was a bit chilly and had a forecast for heavy rain, but nevertheless, at 1:30 p.m. when doors opened

Mental health and addiction needs more talk

Demi Lovato’s overdose sparks up conversation With recent news of Demi Lovato being rushed to the hospital due to an overdose, there is a lesson to be learned here. It is said that over 50 percent of people who have a substance abuse problem at

Senate wrestles with MMA

New licensing legislation to revolutionize the music industry A new act called The Music Modernization Act (MMA) is attempting to update the old licensing and royalty rules to encompass platforms such as Spotify, Apple Music, and Pandora. Music streaming services have become a popular way for

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Gorillaz | The Now Now | Album Review

Parlophone & Warner Bros. Records Rating: 3 out of 5 stars On July 21, the iconic animated ensemble Gorillaz released their sixth studio album. Their sixth album, The Now Now, followed the successful 2017 album, Humanz, the Gorillaz refreshing and politically-charged comeback album. After seemingly

Student life fee from the SFRC

A breakdown of CU students’ tuition fees For the 2018-2019 academic year, the Student Fee Review Committee (SFRC) has approved and will be executing a new Student Life Fee that will change the way fees show up on students’ tuition bill in the student portal.

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Kamasi Washington | Heaven and Earth | Album Review

Young Turks Rating: 5 out of 5 Kamasi Washington’s new album Heaven and Earth is a tour-de-force of powerful fusion jazz. Washington’s two-part album harkens back to works like Miles Davis’ Bitches Brew with its wandering interludes that transform into impassioned solos and memorable motifs.

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Years & Years | Palo Santo | Album Review

Polydor Records Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Years & Years’ second studio album, Palo Santo, opens with a chorus of deep, breathy voices whispering “when I pray” immediately followed by tribal drums and lead singer Olly Alexander’s hypnotic voice singing the haunting lyrics “In the

Student Wellness Center now open

Ready to Get In Shape, CU? On Aug. 1, CU Denver opened the doors to the Lola and Rob Salazar Student Wellness Center. Now, students can get and stay in shape with other CU Denver students right on campus. After a vote from students to

Are off-campus or on-campus jobs better?

ON-CAMPUS JOBS ARE MORE FLEXIBLE By Leshaye Williams It’s a well-known fact that money is needed to get through college and an on-campus job can be an ideal way to get some extra money. This not only helps to cover school-related expenses but also life-related

THE ROBLES RANT

  A summer full of sports has taught me a few things: soccer is still king, the NBA off-season is infinitely more exciting than the actual season, and—much to the chagrin of American politicians and team owners—politics will never be exorcised from sports.  The 2018 World