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Joker controversy is a misguided stab at a misunderstood character

DC film isn’t perfect, but surely isn’t evil Before even being released, Joker established such a controversial buzz that the US military released a precautionary statement beforehand. With devastating events like the Aurora, Colorado shooting, this is certainly understandable. Centered around a canon that now

Should children be political activists?

Leave the responsibility to adults Opinion by Amanda Blackman When it comes to serious issues, children should not be leading the charge. The entire purpose of activism is to influence those with opposing viewpoints. When that job is doled out to someone with an undeveloped

The Plot Thickens

The Intern This summer I didn’t do much of anything. At least, that’s how it feels. I went home for the week of my mother’s birthday at the beginning of July, and at the end of the summer I went on a three day camping

Developing From a Negative

The Pit The photographs in photobooth are from my first proper photography pit experience at a concert.  I’ve photographed large scale concerts before, but they were from the soundboard and these two experiences are extremely different.  Capturing concerts from the soundboard requires a longer focal

Gotham City

The following story occurred the night of Oct. 12:  I decided to brush aside the negative connotations associated with Joker when I decided to see it with a group of friends late at night. This isn’t a story about Joker but I will say this:

Sweeney Todd at The Bug Theater

Ever since it premiered in 1979, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street has been a classic among the musical theater community, with countless performances each year, including an Off-Broadway revival that was in performance as recently as February 2018. Now, Denver’s Equinox Theater

Behind the scenes look at 13th Floor Denver

Lights dance across thick fog. The corridors cause disorientation and fear. Screams are heard in the distance. This is 13th Floor Haunted House. The haunted house, open until Nov. 9, is well worth the price of admission from $20 and up. Terrifying clowns patrol the

The forbidden knowledge of banned books

Banned books have the power  to teach readers, especially young readers, valuable lessons. Sometimes, however, their content is deemed inappropriate for malleable minds, but, even then, it’s important for children to experience these pieces of literature. Beloved by Toni Morrison. This Pulitzer Prize-winning novel has

Denver mayor proposes minimum wage increase

City Council to review proposal in November Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and Councilwoman Robin Kniech have recently unveiled a plan to increase Denver’s minimum wage to $13.80 per hour by 2020 and $15.87 per hour by 2021. This would make Denver the first city in

Ghost

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