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Podcast review: Room 20

Meet an unknown man, known only by the name Sixty-Six Garage, who has been kept alive on life support for over fifteen years in a California nursing home. On a journey to give the man a name, journalist Joanne Faryon from the Los Angeles Times

Book review: The Turn of the Key

Chart topping author Ruth Ware may best be known for her domination of the crime thriller genre—but In a Dark, Dark Wood, The Woman in Cabin 10, and The Death of Mrs. Westaway pale in comparison to The Turn of the Key. In an intricate

The Highwomen | Redesigning Women | Single Review

Elektra Records Rating: Thumbs Up Redesigning Women,” the latest single from country female supergroup The Highwomen, comprised of Brandi Carlile, Amanda Shires, Maren Morris, and Natalie Hemby is an introspective look into womanhood in a genre dominated by men. Softly sung to a folksy acoustic

Meet your SGA President and Vice President!

Sutliff and Waller show enthusiasm For many CU Denver students, a sense of connection to campus is lacking, and the Student Government Association (SGA)’s current President and Vice President, Jamie Sutliff and Peter Waller want to change that this academic year.  SGA’s main purpose is

Book v. movie: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

As children’s horror folklore anthologies go, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark excels in searing both the frightening stories and disturbing illustrations into the memories of readers. Yet, as an attempt to string individual stories (that tend to have no satisfying conclusion) into one

Marika Hackman | Any Human Friend | Album Review

SUB POP Rating: 4 out of 5 stars English singer-songwriter Marika Hackman’s latest album Any Human Friend chronicles the feelings of being a confused 20-something: jumping between being playful and morbid, in love and in mourning, and self-reflection and self-loathing constantly. In her most fun,

Student Advisory Committee gives students a voice

Helping students understand SACAB Student Advisory Committee to the Auraria Board is more than another student resource office with an acronym for their name. Many students may be unaware of the importance of this state-mandated resource for the students of the Auraria campus, but the

PUP | Morbid Stuff | Album Review

Rise Records Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Canadian punk rock band PUP returns with their third record, Morbid Stuff. After establishing themselves as a force to be reckoned with in the genre by combining indie-rock beats with the emotional strength of pop-punk ballads, stitched