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Future of Now Highlights CU Denver Student Work

The show highlights environmental issues Recent graduate of the College of Arts & Media, Jessica Diaz, put together an inspiring exhibition that brings together artists from CU Denver and elsewhere. The Future of Now explores the environmental issues confronting society, with a diverse range of

A Life On Our Planet Gives Humanity a Choice

The sixth mass extinction When the Apollo 8 mission first launched, David Attenborough, an acclaimed broadcaster and natural historian, recalled being in a television studio and getting to see the world isolated in space vicariously through the eyes of the astronauts. “Our home was not

A primer for dystopian classics

Art imitates life imitates art Many students grew up reading books for classes that shaped their perspectives of the world. One type of fiction seeks to illuminate the problems existing in reality through a parallel literary universe. Dystopian works like Brave New World, Nineteen Eighty-Four,

Modern Fun at Glow at the Gardens

The Glow Must Go On Glow at the Gardens is a beloved event that merges the magic of holiday lights with the spooky season.  In past years, the Gardens would go above and beyond like they do with every event, but due to the global

Professor Andrew Scahill speaks on queerness and horror

31 nights of horror feature CU Denver professor As an adaptive way to celebrate the spookiest corners of this season, Nebraska Wesleyan University is hosting an e-event, “Nights of Horror,” showcasing experts on the horror genre, like CU Denver’s own Professor Andrew Scahill, Ph.D., for

Escape to A Feral World by Professor David Liban

For the last four years, Professor David Liban collaborated with students, colleagues, and family to craft the post-apocalyptic film A Feral World. With an accomplished record in filmmaking, earning an Emmy with Mortal Lessons in 2010, Liban is also the Department Chair of Film in

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Boys State delivers a thrilling look at young politicians

In 1934, the Illinois Department of the American Legion created a program aimed at getting young men interested in politics. By 1940, the program, known as Boys State, spread to Texas, where the biggest iteration of the original idea still operates annually. The Apple Original

Out of the house, into these coffee shops

top picks for cafes across Denver Online classes have proved themselves to be challenging for many students, and treacherously mundane. Long hours in front of the computer screen take their toll, straining tired eyes and inducing back pain, amongst all the other unique drawbacks that

Scream still holds the horror crown

Fans are still screaming When studying the horror genre of film, there are many features that could be considered the greatest horror film of all time. The first few that come to mind are classics like Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho (1960), John Carpenter’s Halloween (1979), and

Emmanuel Gallery exhibit explores memory through portraiture

Memory, Technology, and The New Age Portrait  Modern communication seems to have digitalized even deeper through quarantine, exacerbating the culture of online identity. In a time where no one was supposed to really go anywhere, technology moved in place, and whether it was used for