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Student spotlight: Nonessential Personnel

genre isn’t essential with this band of new students Nonessential Personnel is a group that has both ironically and certainly marked themselves as essential in the time of COVID-19. The band hails from California, however most of the members are now local, attending CU Denver.

City Struggles to Find Space for Sanctioned Homeless Camps

Neighborhoods & activists work together to find solution As Denver’s homeless population grows, the need for locations to camp becomes more of a necessity. However, locations within the city are already scarce.  As described on Colorado Village Collaborative’s website, “These Safe Outdoor Spaces will be

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Not all heroes wear capes

Finding creative ways to honor essential workers In the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, essential workers are the glue that’s holding the world together. With Colorado’s stay at home order set to last until May 8, around half of Colorado’s 6 million residents are under

STRFKR | Future Past Life | Album Review

Polyvinyl Records Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Future Past Life, STRFKR’s newest album released on April 10, 2020, certainly brings listener’s to the future with their vibrant and haunting techno-pop melodies. The release of their album marks four years since their last, however STRFKR never failed to

The Strokes | The New Abnormal | Album Review

RCA Records Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Seven years since their last album, The Strokes, have returned in a new light with their sixth album, The New Abnormal.  The album takes a path towards nostalgia with a softer and slow-tempoed blend of 9 singles. Each of the

5 Seconds of Summer | CALM | Album Review

Interscope Records Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Two years since their last album, Youngblood, 5 Seconds of Summer has returned with not only their newest album CALM, but also a growth in their musical sound. The name comes from the first initials of each of the members, Calum, Ashton,

Sub Urban | Thrill Seeker | Album Review

Warner Records Rating: 5 out of 5 stars After several popular singles, Sub Urban has finally returned in 2020 with his EP, Thrill Seeker. The EP features seven tracks, each of which delve into new realms of creativity for the artist. All seven songs expand into different areas

Student spotlight: Dream Pool

        Student band cultivates dreamy sounds With a soothing mix of guitar, drums, bass, and vocals, the band Dream Pool seems to emerge straight from a dream. The band is made up of three artists currently attending CU Denver, featuring Luna Nuñez,

Tennis | Swimmer | Album Review

Fat Possum Records Rating: 4 out of 5 stars The dynamic duo Tennis has returned with their newest album, Swimmer. Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley met at CU Denver through a class they had together. The husband and wife formed the indie-pop band in 2010

Marquis Theater hosts resonating show

TENDER cultivates the perfect atmosphere Opener XYLØ and headliner TENDER made their first appearance together in Denver at the Marquis Theater on February 15. Due to delays in another city, the bands almost didn’t make it, but by luck and determination they arrived,  ready to