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Flyest festival to premier

BIG NAMES TO COME TO MILE HIGH CITY The same team responsible for putting on Bonnaroo and Outside Lands Music Festival has just chosen Denver as the newest location for their next venture. Is it fair to label this as Colorado’s best new festival before

Australian psych-rock group sells out in Denver

OGDEN THEATRE HOSTS EXPERIMENTAL GROUP Australian psych-rock group King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard brought their trippy experimental psych sounds to the Ogden Theatre on Oct. 4. Their sci-fi influence was quite the guiding force as their hypnotic tunes turned the Ogden into an hour-long

The Neighborhood | Hard: Album Review

Artist: The Neighborhood Album: Hard EP Release date: Sept. 22nd, 2017 The Los Angeles quintet The Neighborhood dropped their latest EP Hard on Sept. 22. The alternative group was first on the radar back in 2012 with their debut single “Sweater Weather” from their freshman

Anschutz begins clinical marijuana trial research

RESEARCHERS STUDY MARIJUANA’S EFFECT ON PAIN Marijuana and oxycodone will be used to conduct a clinical trial to study their effects on easing spine pain. Researchers at CU Anschutz School of Medicine officially began the early stages of this study in July. Some of their

French works to bring Greek Life to CU

NON-TRADITIONAL GREEK LIFE TO COME SOON As a result of CU Denver student interest, the foundation for Greek Life at CU Denver is presently underway. Amanda French was hired in mid July as the Graduate Assistant for Non-Traditional Greek Life (NGL). Her role entails developing

Okovi | Zola Jesus: Album Review

Artist: Zola Jesus Album: Okovi Record Label: Sacred Bones Record Musician Zola Jesus returns with an epic array of her classical goth pop melodies in her fifth studio album, Okovi. This emotionally indebted work was released on Sept. 8 and marks her second return with

Barcelona is ISIS’s latest victim in terror attack

13 Killed, 120 Injured The Plaza de Cataluña, a popular pedestrian mall in Barcelona, Spain, was filled with people enjoying their day but was cut short as a speeding van plowed into them on Aug.17 around 5 p.m. There were a total of 13 people

Grizzly Bear | Painted Ruins

Indie-rock group Grizzly Bear has returned with the Aug. 18 release of their new album, Painted Ruins. The group’s previous album, Shields was released back in 2012, and their hiatus seemed to aid in the development of the band’s new sound. Their romantic and experimental

AHEC implements new fees for students

ORGS CAN NO LONGER RESERVE AHEC SPACES FOR FREE As of July 1, student organizations from the Auraria Campus will need to pay a fee if they wish to use spaces in buildings owned by the Auraria Higher Education Center for meetings or events. AHEC