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The growing legacy of St. Vincent

AN ARTIST ON ALL FRONTS St. Vincent, also known as Annie Clark, is an enigma. She comes off as well-read, especially for someone who dropped out of music school halfway through her junior year. Her musical persona is rife with cultural and literary references, from

Tuition remains looming threat

POLICIES SURROUNDING TUITION UNLIKELY TO CHANGE Every school year, many students across campus will do a double take upon glancing at their tuition bills and wonder, “Why doesn’t the tuition rate stay the same?” Indeed, the tuition rate changes due to economic factors outside of

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Maria Buszek is rewriting punk history

REPRESENTING FORGOTTEN WOMEN Maria Elena Buszek certainly looks like an art historian, adorned with her clear-rimmed, cat eye glasses. Yet hidden underneath her protective veneer of academia, Buszek harbors a vivacious desire to stick it to the man—well, to be accurate, men. A self-described feminist

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Four hip hop albums to decompress to

BEST LOCAL HIP HOP ARTISTS FOR THIS FALL November is stressful. The day after Halloween rolls around, and the dreadful realization that the semester’s end looms near hits hard as students begin hastily skimming an entire semester’s worth of notes while chugging coffee. Panic attacks

Patton Oswalt’s return to stand-up

NETFLIX SPECIAL FEATURES A CANDID COMIC It’s chaos. Be kind.” Those were the words of Patton Oswalt’s late wife, Michelle McNamara, and the phrase became a repeated mantra in Oswalt’s newest stand-up special, Annihilation. Oswalt surprised the comedy world when Netflix announced that he would

Mayor Michael Hancock speaks on Auraria Campus

LEAVES LYNXFEST IN LAUGHTER On Saturday, Oct. 14, the usual queso smell that fills the halls of the Student Commons Building was replaced with whiffs of fresh barbeque as students, alumni, and their families gathered for a luncheon with Mayor Michael Hancock. The luncheon was

Alessandro Cortini | Perdonare: Album Review

Artist: Alessandro Cortini Album: Perdonare Release date: Oct. 6th, 2017 On Oct. 6, Italian musician Alessandro Cortini released his sixth studio album under his own name. Cortini produces music under a number of aliases. The sheer volume of this musician’s work alone is impressive, but

DIY venue celebrates its fifth anniversary

SEVENTH CIRCLE ANNIVERSARY FESTIVAL It’s been five years since Seventh Circle Music Collective opened its doors to local rock musicians and enthusiasts, and the DIY artist space still continues to thrive. Celebrating its five-year anniversary, Seventh Circle hosted a three-day music festival from Sept. 22-24.