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Launch party celebrated debut of Culture Klatsch

The CU Denver English Department debuted the podcast Culture Klatsch earlier this semester, which discusses contemporary culture. To introduce the podcast to the wider student body, the English Department hosted a launch party roundtable discussion on the first episode on Sept. 26 in the Zenith

Ayse Papatya Bucak comes to CU Denver

On the evening of Sept. 16, CU Denver hosted author, professor, and contributing editor to the University’s very own Copper Nickel, Ayse Papatya Bucak, to read from her newly released book The Trojan War Museum and Other Stories.   The Trojan War Museum and Other

Body Language: a body positivity event

With Suicide Awareness Week having passed less than a month ago, mental health is especially on everyone’s minds. Following this trend, the CU Denver Student Government Association (SGA) recently hosted Body Language, a body positivity event seeking to educate students on eating disorders and offer

Amanda Blackman’s declassified school survival guide

Now that the semester has passed Labor Day, the real semester begins. Get ready for quizzes, exams, and assignment after assignment. Now is the key time to organize one’s time and set the foundation of healthy study habits to rock classes. Realign the view of

And so the adventure begins…

The Wellness Center Gets Students Immersed in the Outdoors One of the many facets of the Wellness Center at CU Denver is to provide students with outdoor excursions through Adventure Trips. After wrapping up the summer sessions, the members in the Adventure branch have already

Indian Student Alliance celebrates Holi Festival on campus

The Festival of Colors comes to Auraria On April 19, the Indian Student Association at CU Denver marked the beginning of spring with the Holi celebration, an event as colorful in its traditional history as it is literally. All across the Tivoli quad, explosive bursts

Earth Week festival teaches students sustainable practices

Campus embraces the environment Spring has finally emerged on Auraria, inviting students outside to enjoy the sunshine and flowers blooming all over campus. The Earth Week Festival, which ran on April 24 and 25, couldn’t have come at a better time. What better way to

CU Sculpture Club does iron pour

A hands-on training for arts students Tucked in a corner, past the bridge that connects the Arts Building and West Classroom, orange molten iron was flowing from a three-legged industrial furnace that was standing on a bed of sand, surrounded by art majors, alumni, and

Tie dye to not drive high

Campus event promotes safety on 4/20 Tie Dye to Not Drive High goes beyond just a catchy name. On Thursday, April 18, the Student Wellness Center hosted the tie-dying event outside in the courtyard between the Wellness Center and the Student Commons, promoting safety for

Brian Barker and the art of apocalyptic whimsy

Disappearing into Vanishing Acts Dr. Brian Barker, one of CU Denver’s English professors, has released a new book, Vanishing Acts, which invites readers to reimagine nature and humanity in a dark, surreal landscape.  Barker wears many hats, creatively speaking. In addition to being an award-winning