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Daily Archives: November 14, 2018

Local bands dig in at the Alamo

Barfly: Babybaby and The SIR Band by Abby Wehrman and Genessa Gutzait Down on Colfax, there’s a little place called the Alamo Drafthouse. It’s quite unnoticeable unless you’re really looking. It’s a movie theater/bar/restaurant/music venue combo, and on Friday, Nov. 2, it was the spot

Santa Fe art walk embraces DÍa de los Muertos

For Denver’s finest art showcase celebrates the holiday The Santa Fe Art District sidewalks became crowded with those celebrating Día de los Muertos on Nov 2. All manner of people, some dressed up and others not, joined together to celebrate their loved ones that had

The Plot Thickens

Brokeback Mountain Even before I came out as gay in my junior year of high school, I was scrounging every available platform to watch gay-themed films. Though I didn’t watch many gay movies prior to coming out, I do remember watching both Shelter and Geography

Denver Nature and Science Museum takes visitors to ¡Cuba!

A fascinating glimpse into neighboring culture After the United States reestablished diplomatic relations with Cuba three years ago, the American Museum of Natural History collaborated with Cuban scientists to create a new immersive exhibit about Cuba’s biodiversity, history, and cultural traditions in the daily life

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Don’t persecute video games

VIDEO GAMES DON’T INCITE REAL-LIFE VIOLENCE There has been much debate on whether or not video games incite violence, but the truth is they don’t. The University of York conducted a study with over 3,000 participants, concluding that violent video games don’t prime players for

The Call of Void

“Birches” Winter is often seen as an omen of death. It is used to foreshadow something dark coming, and everything that once exuded life has slowly contracted into a dying, withering, nothing. This is contradictory to what is also declared as the most wonderful time

Should students travel home for Thanksgiving?

TRAVELING IS NOT WORTH THE STRESS Opinion by Samantha Register Students shouldn’t feel obligated to go home for Thanksgiving or feel guilt-tripped by family members into making the trip. Traveling over the Thanksgiving holiday has become so inconvenient that it’s understandable for students to want

Behind the scenes of Target’s schemes

HOW TARGET TRAPS ITS CUSTOMERS INTO SPLURGING In January 2018, Twitter user Haley Copeland tweeted: “No one goes to Target because they need something. You go to Target and let Target tell you what you need.” Many people on the internet are coining this phenomenon