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The Plot Thickens

Over the summer, I worked as a busser at a pizza restaurant. On my last day, I began thinking about what other summer jobs I would’ve liked to have. My top pick was working at a video store, like a Blockbuster during the 80s or

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The Dangerous Art of Blending In

a tough but engaging read The Dangerous Art of Blending In by Angelo Surmelis is a tough read. The book tells the story of Evan, a Greek-American, closeted gay teen as he deals with his physically, mentally, emotionally, and verbally abusive mother, who claims he

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Harry Potter’s magic persists

tattered cover celebrates 20 years of series Excited gaggles of girls in full robes, cosplayers, and one dad who hadn’t bothered to dress up except for a lightening scar he’d etched on his forehead in red marker all gathered at Denver’s Tattered Cover bookstore for

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Monet paints his way to Denver

a can’t miss exhibit for students The Denver Art Museum (DAM) announced on July 23 that their upcoming landmark exhibition for next year will feature work from Claude Monet.  According to the official announcement, “The exhibition will feature more than 100 paintings spanning Monet’s entire

Eighth Grade is a subtle giant

INDIE COMEDY IS FULL OF HARD TRUTHS If there was ever an authority on the coming-of-age film, Molly Ringwald would certainly be it. So, it would almost be neglectful to not state that Ringwald tweeted that Eighth Grade “is the best movie about adolescence I’ve

Fast fashion is bad for the environment

Why thrifting is more fun and affordable “Fast fashion”—a term used to describe the rapid production of on-trend clothing—has become a common term since the 1960s, when younger generations decided to toss their elders’ drab and boring traditions to pursue a more colorful life. This

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Denver art exhibit celebrates powerful women

“Women Behaving Badly” highlights women in history Six minutes west of campus, located off Irving and Colfax, sits the Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales Library. It’s a small, fairly new library that holds books and resources for the inhabitants of the West Colfax neighborhood but also currently

The Minority Report | Ashley Kim

At the beginning of this semester,  I thought my biggest challenge would be completing all the required math and science classes I’ve been putting off for four years, but, I never could have imagined the obstacles I would actually have to overcome. Late last year,

Should Netflix movies qualify for Oscars?

They’re taking money from the movie theater industry Opinion by Alexander Elmore Director Steven Spielberg  recently said in a interview that Netflix films should not be able to qualify for Academy Awards, but should only be able to be nominated for Emmys, as they should

Ramen proves to be best

Uncle ramen is a Denver must-have It is damn near impossible to find what makes the Denver food culture pop in one restaurant. But, Uncle, located on 2215 West 32nd Avenue deep in the Highlands, is the pinnacle of Denver culinary experiences, period. Every aspect