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Best musical comeback

The Jonas Brothers did it best The nostalgia train has not left the station quite yet. Disney boyband, the Jonas Brothers, stormed the music scene in 2019, releasing their first track since their 2013 split. Citing “creative differences,” the band, consisting of three brothers, Nick,

Analyzing CU Denver’s voter turnout data

How to increase voter engagement American elections take place on the first Tuesday of every November, including last week on Nov. 5. Big elections, like the presidential election and the midterms are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to getting out and

Rex Orange County | Pony | Album Review

AWAL Rating: 2 out of 5 stars Rex Orange County’s third album, Pony, is quite the step from his last album. The 21-year-old singer sounded far more mature on his older tracks, specifically the song that made him a household name, “Sunflower.”  While trying to

Creative Halloween costume ideas

Cheap, fun, and safe costumes everyone can enjoy Although one of the more fun holidays, Halloween can be difficult. College age students are forced to come up with a plethora of costumes for “Halloweekend”, which is basically just an excuse to get absolutely smashed. It’s

Harry Styles | Lights Up | Single Review

Erskine Records Rating: Thumbs Up Harry Styles is back with a brand-new single, “Lights Up.” It’s a great track that effortlessly combines the beachy, string-centric style reminiscent of bands like The Neighbourhood, and the whimsical, avant-garde artistry of Styles himself. Elements of gospel, classic acoustics, and light drum loops are

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How to cope when you want to mope

ways to combat seasonal affective disorder As the warmer days begin to end and Colorado buckles down for another six-month winter, a significant amount of people start to struggle with more than just digging their cars out of the snow.   Seasonal Affective Disorder, appropriately

Dan + Shay | 10,000 Hours | Single Review

Warner Nashville Rating: Thumbs down Country duo Dan + Shay’s new single “10,000 Hours” featuring Justin Bieber is pretty much the exact same song as “(I Wanna Hear Your) Secrets” by the fictional boy band Boys For Now from Bob’s Burgers. The song features the

Beto O’Rourke attends town hall on gun violence in Aurora

Conversation was at times contentious Presidential Candidate Beto O’Rourke was the latest to visit the Aurora Municipal Center, stopping by on Sept. 19 for a town-hall style rally focusing on the ever-present topic of gun control. After an emotional introduction from Colorado State Rep. Tom