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How to make an academic comeback

steps to take towards success When one first gets to college, one may feel confident about conquering their coursework. But what happens when one fails to meet their own expectations? And what happens if one actually fails a class? Evaluate why the downfall came about.

Dropping a class shouldn’t drop students’ confidence

withdrawing can be a sign of growth As the days draw closer to the Fall Semester, many new students have begun to plan out schedules and pathways that consist of many classes and credits while looking forward to their first semester. While support through this

The Plot Thickens

Stalling Dreams When I entered film school freshman year, I had two things on my mind that I would come out being a pro at: writing and directing. Every film major at CU Denver is required to take three writing courses, two during your first

Sexual misconduct and the 2020 election

Balancing the vote and moral quandry Political candidates with histories of sexual misconduct and sexual immorality are nothing new, whether the context is American politics or any civilization’s politics. Could psychopathy explain the propensity for these behaviors, especially with American presidents? Psychopathy correlates with testosterone,

Will things be different once self-isolation ends?

People will need time to recover from the traumatic experience by Tommy Clift History repeats itself. Yes—that may be true. Humanity seems to be locked in a recurrent cycle. Whether that cycle be in a grand sense—one of war, recession, or crisis—or in the everyday

The Plot Thickens

Hi, my name is J Two and a half years ago I attended my first pitch night. I was much more excited than nervous and I pitched a story about James Cameron claiming that the film Wonder Woman wasn’t feminist. I was lucky and soon-to-be-editor-in-chief

The Plot Thickens

Long Distance According to my calculations, I have three best friends from Alabama: Dwight, Asher, and Brendan. While I haven’t seen any of them face to face since summer 2018, I try my best to keep in contact with them, even across the country. My

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

From the Editor

A Sense of Nostalgia  I think with all the time we have now to recollect in this period of solitude I’ve personally been thinking a lot about my childhood memories. Since I am feeling nostalgic, and desperately looking for a means of escape, I’d figure