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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

#NotALazyStoner is well-intentioned, but not sustainable

The stoner clean-up initiative is in limbo The#StonerCleanupInitiative started in February 2017 with a cleanup of 10 blocks of the dirtiest part of Southern Philadelphia. It was dubbed the “Broad Street Brush Up,” and a total of 13 weed enthusiasts participated, filling up 13 industrial-sized

Hollywood’s uphill battle with POC

WHITEWASHING IN CINEMA CONTINUES TO CAUSE PROBLEMS Hollywood has been a breeding ground for passing over the casting of minorities in film and television. Roles portraying minorities such as African Americans, Asians, and Native Americans are frequently subject to whitewashing and colorism in contemporary film

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CU President Benson to retire

After a 10-year reign, benson is stepping down Over the past 10 years, Bruce D. Benson has served as the figurehead for the CU system; next summer his reign will come to an end. President Benson will be retiring after having become CU’s longest-serving leader