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CU Denver born artists

CU Denver student artists to look out for Downtown Denver holds no shortage of local musicians. In fact, many are moving here just for that purpose. With CU Denver and Music and Entertainment Industry Studies (MEIS)centered in the heart of it all, it’s no surprise

Mental health resources for students

counseling resources on campus and beyond The college transition can be admittedly daunting. Even for those who are eager and excited, it presents a fresh set of challenges, academic stress, the pressure of getting out and making friends, or the overwhelming financial responsibilities stacking up,

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Unemployment in Colorado

State claimants will start seeing stimulated unemployment payments this week 26 million people have lost their jobs in the last five weeks nationwide according to National Public Radio. Four million more have applied for unemployment the week of April 20. Zarroli said, “In the country

The delight in a disaster

Woodstock documentary reminds how to engage with a crisis Woodstock was an event so famous that today its name doesn’t just precede it—it misleads it. As a business venture, the festival was a complete and utter disaster. At its start, there was no shelter, not enough food or medical supplies, no fencing to ticket attendees.

CU will not refund tuition dollars

Why there should be a different solution to aid students On Wednesday, April 14, CU Denver Campus Communication’s COVID-19 Update discussed the University’s decision to only refund housing and parking, saying there will be no refund of tuition, specifically stating: “We expect that you will complete the spring

A festival for all

Coachella documentary shows the steady growth of inclusion With two decades under its eclectic belt, the documentary, Coachella: 20 Years in The Desert, directed by Chris Parkel, reviewed the history of the now famed festival. Paul Tollett—the founder and current C.E.O. of the concert promoter Goldenvoice—got the event started at the Empire

Music industry relief resources during COVID-19

The show must go on The live music of the world has gone quiet. With the music industry facing to lose billions of dollars, it’s a fearfully unstable time for people of the industry, whether they’re in performing, booking, managing, or any other facet of putting

The show can’t go on

How COVID-19 affects the music industry Nothing really unites the world like music. Whether someone wants to call it a universal language, or a sonic enigma capable of changing someone’s emotional experience in a million different ways, it has a gravity like none other to

PSA: Stop Having Kids

Kids Are Out, Dogs Are In  “Kids are bad. They’re evil, unnecessary little spawns of genetic selfishness. That is a science fact.” Who said this? Bill Nye. That’s right—the science guy. The days of fantasizing about little junior trekking up the front porch steps of

Trump’s trivia induced catharsis

Trump renounces himself as President after playing Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader ? “I’ve made a huge mistake,” Trump said earlier this morning at what he thought was The State of The Union Address for 2020, “maybe the biggest mistake in the history of mistakes… ever.” It