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Daily Archives: November 20, 2019

Doctor Sleep redeems Kubrick’s Shining

In 1977, Stephen King frightened the world with his horrifying novel The Shining. Only three years later, Stanley Kubrick adapted the novel into a film, bringing the words off the page and onto the big screen. Now, in 2019, the same has been done to

“Overdoing Democracy” with Dr. Robert Talisse

Giving politics a rest Vanderbilt University philosophy chair Dr. Robert Talisse visited CU Denver on Nov. 11 to discuss his latest book, Overdoing Democracy: Why We Must Put Politics in Its Place.   The lecture was part of CU Denver’s fall colloquium series hosted by

Auraria police host Campus Safe Night

Annual dialogue concerning campus safety On Nov. 7, the Auraria Campus Police Department hosted the Campus Safe Night in the Tivoli Turnhalle. In the words of the Auraria police chief and event emcee Michael Phibbs, the occasion served “to bring together the community.” It aimed

Graduate student Angie Adame follows her dreams

Adame finds community in sports  Grad student assistant Angie Adame is doing nothing less than chasing her dreams. Adame works at the Lola & Rob Salazar Student Wellness Center as the Competitive Sports Program Manager and right-hand woman to Assistant Director of Competitive Sports and

Activists and students deliver petitions demanding action

A message to Sen. Gardner Ten activists from Environment Colorado and Conservation Colorado joined forces in fighting climate change, gathering on the steps outside of Sen. Cory Gardner’s Denver office on Friday, Oct. 8. The group, which included several CU Denver students, had convened to

Another brick in the wall

We’re elites? I was listening to the Vox podcast The Ezra Klein Show last week with guest Professor Elizabeth Currid-Halkett, who wrote The Sum of Small Things: A Theory of the Aspirational Class. The conversation centered around class mobility and Currid-Halkett made a claim I found

Words from a wallflower

I’m in a completely different place than where I thought I would be by the end of the semester, and I couldn’t be happier about it. I’m a planner who sets goals and needs to know the details about the foreseeable future. Not everything went

One Fell Swoop at Denver Botanic Gardens

One Fell Swoop showcases another inspiring vision of artist Patrick Dougherty at the Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Farms. Nestled along the tranquil Deer Creek, this immersive labyrinth of intricately woven willow branches feels connected to the surrounding landscape. Dougherty refers to these otherworldly structures