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Hardest-earned vacation

OBAMA’S ADVENTURES IN KITESURFING Being a former president of the United States is a full-time job— one worth more than $200,000 a year. The Former Presidents Act protects ex-POTUSes from having to fly directly from Washington D.C. to their next job interviews by allotting them a

Worst parking lot on campus

CHEAPER DOESN’T MEAN BETTER “You get what you pay for” is an especially applicable statement when it comes to the LAZ parking lot located near the Campus Village student housing complex. Costing $3 to park for the day, the LAZ parking lot serves to be the

Best New A [?]OS Update

REVOLUTIONIZING A [?]PHONES AND A [?]PADS Apple describes their new A [?]OS 11 update as “a giant step for the A [?]Phone, and a monumental leap for the A [?]Pad.” Since the update’s release, Apple users have had nothing but positive responses. Users are blown away by

The happiest animal on campus

DASH: AURARIA’S ONLY CERTIFIED POLICE DOG Two-year-old Dash is one of the only police dogs on a college campus in Colorado; he has been keeping Auraria safe since his introduction to campus, wearing a smile the whole time. Dash was rescued by the Golden Retriever

Best/Worst Celebrity Pregnancies

CONTENTIOUS VS. COURAGEOUS WOMEN Rumors of Kylie’s pregnancy hit the media months ago, yet there have been no pictures or any type of proof coming from the Kardashians. Kylie has reportedly come out saying that she doesn’t want to show her bump because she is “self-conscious of

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Best television show revival

WESTWORLD PROVES TV’S TIMELESS NATURE In 1973, the world was given an infamous movie in which the Wild West, robots, and the future all came together as one. The film, Westworld, directed by Michael Chrichton, has now been turned into an epic series on HBO.

Noisiest Colorado Band

SLOW CAVES: ROWDY GENRE BENDERS Surf rock is loud. Surf rock is grimy. Surf rock is Slow Caves. With their recently-released EP, Desert Minded, they’ve remained stingingly hot, since showcasing performances at SXSW ‘16 and ‘17 and CMJ. This Fort Collins-based project of slow-burning 90s

Most overplayed song

NOBODY WANTS CAKE BY THE OCEAN Late last summer, DNCE released their debut single “Cake By The Ocean,” which reached the top 10 charts in the US in almost no time. And while it may have been a worldwide hit, the song itself remained lackluster.

Most ‘feelz’ inducing song

ENGULFED IN BLANKETS OF SOMBER In March 2017, indie-pop artist Lorde released two singles from her upcoming album, Melodrama, almost four years after her debut album Pure Heroine. The most recent single to come out, “Liability,” hits listeners right in the feels because of its

Most tragic venue closure

DENVER SHUTS DOWN DIY VENUES IN RINO This past year Denver and other cities have faced the repercussions of the overwhelming epidemic of gentrification. The River North area of Denver (RiNo) housed two of Denver’s DIY music and art venues: Rhinoceropolis (Rhino) and GLOB. The