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Best places to cry on campus

Get the tissues ready It’s happened to everyone. An exam just doesn’t go to plan. A major assignment has been completely forgotten and now the overall class grade will tank. That one annoying guy who won’t stop talking about cars breaks the final thread of

Most perfectly disatrous gender reveal

For expectant parents, nothing is quite as exciting as finding out whether the nursery will be plastered with blue airplanes or pink flowers. This bubbling over of excitement put the world into the golden era of gender reveals. Artificially colored cakes have been sliced, watermelons

The best nonfiction book of 2019: American Predator

Maureen Callahan’s chilling new book on a little-known serial killer He’s one of America’s most prolific and horrifying serial killers, yet only a few know his name—until investigative journalist Maureen Callahan released American Predator, that is.   His name is Israel Keyes. His victim count

Led Zeppelin | II | Retro Album Review

Atlantic Records Rating: 4 out of 5 stars When listening through II, one thing stands out: every song is remarkably similar to the one directly before and after it. At the album’s initial release 50 years ago, it was this aspect that kept it away

YOU @ CU Denver provides a holistic approach to wellness

New online resource is a catalyst for connection Imagine taking three short personality quizzes to be given an in-depth review of personal wellness, then being given access to every on-campus resource and personalized digital content to meet the needs of areas that may be lacking.

Liza Anne | Devotion | Single Review

Arts & Crafts Productions Rating: Thumbs Up Liza Anne’s latest track “Devotion” is the femme power ballad the world didn’t know it even needed but is all the better now that it’s here. Instead of looking at a breakup as the end, “Devotion” chronicles a profound return to self. Slamming

Chancellor Horrell’s final State of the Campus address

Though enrollment dips, CU Denver’s future shines bright To Chancellor Horrell, CU Denver is in the right place at the right time to move from success to significance. Though the number of students enrolled and the budget are down, Chancellor Horrell chronicled CU Denver’s upward trajectory of

Music publishers sue Peloton for $300 million

Lawsuit threatens company’s quality and earnings Peloton’s allegedly improper use of pop music may be enough to impact more than its initial public offering, but the overall quality of Peloton’s product. The company faced a $150 million lawsuit from the National Music Publishers Association (NMPA)