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Nicki Minaj | Queen | Album Review

Young Money/Cash Money/Republic/Universal Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Nicki Minaj’s fourth album Queen has 19 tracks, many being far from memorable. Minaj could have easily made this album more cohesive by limiting Queen to 10 tracks. But while much of the album feels out

Alice in Chains | Rainier Fog | Album Review

BMG Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Five years after Alice In Chains’ last album released in 2013, their sixth album, Rainier Fog, made its release on Aug. 24. Illustrating the band’s deep-rooted past, the 10 tracks characteristically venture into the emotional turmoil of it,

Troye Sivan | Bloom | Album Review

EMI Rating: 4 out of 5 stars YouTuber turned musical artist Troye Sivan is redefining what it means to be a male sex icon with his second studio album Bloom. The album chronicles his journey of coming out and defining his sexuality. Bloom encompasses the

Denver Restaurants are fourth loudest in nation 

Denver Restaurants are some noisy experiences A recent study has ranked Denver the fourth loudest city for restaurants in the nation.  The study, conducted by the hearing aid manufacturer Oticon, studied the noise levels at America’s top 10 food cities: Nashville, Portland, Washington D.C., Denver, San

Hiatus for Lynx Alternative Breaks

The popular program’s future is in question This past July, it was announced by CU Denver administration that the Lynx Alternative Breaks program was put on hiatus while the student life administrators analyze areas of concerns. As of the date of writing, there is no


Gunslinger After seven brutal months, NFL football is finally back.  Yet, after the preseason moments of wild speculation, what -ifs, and pointless exhibition performances, some things never change. Tom Brady and the Patriots keep on winning, despite having arguably their worst wide-receiving core in a

The Plot Thickens

Act III Maybe it’s just me, but I tend to think about my life in terms of plot. Most stories in any medium follow a three-act structure. There is a beginning, middle, and end, with the middle section being the longest, and within which most

Vietgone is bring-the-house-down good

DCPA’s visionary new play Vietgone, the dramedy musical currently in production at the Denver Center for Performing Arts, is the play the world needs right now, and not just because it’s incredibly entertaining. Vietgone tells the story of two young adults who immigrate to a

The Big Bang Theory calls scene

Sitcom to end after 12 seasons When news of The Big Bang Theory’s cancellation broke out, cast members of the show were left somber but enthusiastic for the final season.  Big Bang premiered in 2007 and gave audiences 12 seasons that featured multitudes of iconic