POET GIVES READING, BOOK SIGNING Ada Limón is the author of four poetry books including Bright Dead Things, which was named a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award in poetry. The collection was also a finalist for the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Awards, a finalist
STUDENT LIFE LEFTOVERS ASTOUND AND AMAZE For students looking for a freemium feast that strikes the perfect balance between quality and adventure, look no further than any open space in the Tivoli Monday through Friday on Auraria Campus. The last scraps of catered meals offer
EMILY RUSKOVICH IS SET UP FOR SUCCESS “It made no sense. Frightened, Ann went inside, grocery bags in her arms. In the dim light from the floor lamp, she saw that there were many holes cut into the knotty-pine walls, leading to the outside…Her heart
4th Annual Jake Adam York Memorial Reading Short fiction writer and novelist Manuel Muñoz was the latest guest to helm the Jake Adam York Memorial Reading, an event held every spring to honor the legacy of CU Denver English professor York since his unexpected passing
CU PROFESSOR PRESENTS ON POP ART On Feb. 3, the Lighthouse Writers Workshop hosted their monthly Art + Lit session featuring CU Denver Assistant Professor of Art History Yang Wang and local writer Alison Alexander. Andrea Dupris, the director of the Lighthouse Writer’s Workshop, teamed
NEXT STAGE INSPIRES STUDENTS Technology and art weren’t meant to be formulaic—something proven by the latest collaboration between CU Denver and the Denver Performing Arts Complex, which brings the Next Stage Collaborative Gallery into the hustle and bustle of downtown. The exclusive opportunity showcases student
STUDENTS INSPIRED BY CREATIVE PROCESS Disney has been under the public eye for being a studio that fails to incorporate diversity into its films and characters. In response, Disney hit the drawing board and released its much anticipated indigenous princess flick, Moana.
TACKLE’S WRITERS DEPRESSION AND DEATH RiNo is Denver’s rising, culturally rich neighborhood that provides city slickers with a diverse range of activities. From Oct. 21 through Nov. 13, RiNo’s Crossroads Theater ran a production named Nevermore: The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan
INSTRUCTORS RESUME TOP-NOTCH The list of incredible staff members with even more impressive resumes is never-ending on the CU Denver campus—but some of those resumes are more mysterious than others. Paul Conner—instructor and Program Coordinator for the Digital Animation Center at CU Denver—is a man
MOVIE BOASTS FEMINISM, MOTORCYCLES When attending a women’s motorcycle event a couple years ago, Assistant Professor of Digital Design Michelle Carpenter was hungry for stories. She patiently waited for one so captivating and unique that she could make a documentary or film out of it.