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I’m not a loser, neither are you

When I was first told that I was nominated for Colorado Student Leader of the Year, my first response was “Ummm, what??” I don’t do nearly as many cool things as other students I know; why would I be nominated? All the way up until

James Blake | Assume Form | Album Review

Polydor Records Rating: 4 out of 5 stars The sample-based electronic music producer and vocalist James Blake returns with his latest full-length release, Assume Form. With a wide variety of instrumentations and song structures, Assume Form is gentle, soothing, and contemplative.  More than anything, Blake

Gnash | we | Album Review

Rating: 3.5 out 5 stars Atlantic Before Gnash took the music industry by storm in 2016 with his hit single “i hate u, i love u” with Olivia O’Brien, Gnash made himself a name on SoundCloud with his various collaborations with artists like Goody Grace

Toro y Moi | Outer Peace | Album Review

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Atlantic Toro y Moi’s latest album, Outer Peace, is the 2019 version of the 2010 chillwave music scene. Beyond the bongos and synths, the album will return the amount of effort the listener puts in.  In a press release

Denver activists work to decriminalize mushrooms

Initiative could appear on May election ballot Denver has recently been making national headlines with the new effort to decriminalize a particular type of “magic mushroom” or the psilocybin mushroom. The Psilocybin Initiative is currently the effort of activists of Decriminalize Denver, whose adage is

Auraria Police Department K9 Dash retires

Say hello to Auraria’s new explosives dog, Jet If the lack of a certain golden retriever has been noticed on campus, that’s because Dash, the Auraria Campus Police Department’s explosive detection K9, has officially retired. To fill the hole that Dash’s departure has left in

Another brick in the wall

Elections and fundraising Before starting graduate school, I used to do fundraising on political campaigns. A major part of political fundraising is “call time,” which is when candidates spend hours calling through a giant list of potential donors to ask for a campaign contribution. Most

Trump’s pledge for the wall

Shutdown puts pressure on immigrant communities After the longest government shutdown in American history, the effects have been felt across the whole country. The entire nation is still riddled with uncertainty of the future, a sentiment felt strongly by the immigrant community. On Jan. 10,

Governor Jared Polis’ State of the State Address

Polis’ plans for the future Jared Polis, the first openly gay governor of Colorado, gave his first State of the State Address on Jan. 10. In the address, Polis’ first proposal was his plan for free all-day kindergarten as an opportunity to put education first.