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Words from a wallflower

I’m in a completely different place than where I thought I would be by the end of the semester, and I couldn’t be happier about it. I’m a planner who sets goals and needs to know the details about the foreseeable future. Not everything went

One Fell Swoop at Denver Botanic Gardens

One Fell Swoop showcases another inspiring vision of artist Patrick Dougherty at the Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Farms. Nestled along the tranquil Deer Creek, this immersive labyrinth of intricately woven willow branches feels connected to the surrounding landscape. Dougherty refers to these otherworldly structures

Women’s soccer team has their last season

How club sports will be  affected by new dorms As new dorms move in, the CU Denver’s Women’s Soccer team is moving out. Most teams are either moving to continue playing elsewhere, or disbanding and discontinuing their membership as part of the CU Denver community entirely.

Words from a wallflower

I have two bracelets in a jewelry box, one blue that says hope, courage, faith and one yellow that says livestrong. My dad and I wore these bracelets at all times after he was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer, promising each other that we would

The Science Behind Pixar

The Science Behind Pixar is currently installed at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science and will be on display until April 5, 2020.  This exhibit is described as a dive into all the effort it takes to create an animated feature film from a

Hillary and Chelsea Clinton visit the Paramount

Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter Chelsea visited Denver’s Paramount Theatre on Nov. 4. Tattered Cover hosted the event, whose initial venue was a church, but which quickly transformed to something much larger as interest and ticket sales exploded.   The Clinton duo were here

Winter fun has just begun

The recent drops in temperature may have some wondering what activities Denver has to offer in the colder weather. Sure, bundling up and going for a hike in typical Colorado style is still an option, but Denver has more to offer to enjoy the winter

The Phantom of the Opera

The tour of The Phantom of the Opera at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts  (DCPA) is billed on posters as “Cameron Macintosh’s Spectacular New Production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera.” The major differences between this production and the current

Words from a wallflower

Two weekends ago, my family met up in Vegas to celebrate my stepdad’s birthday. It sounds like such a cliché that we spent a weekend in Vegas, but trust me, it didn’t consist of the normal tourist attractions, considering that my stepbrother and I are

Día de los Muertos celebration

People with faces painted like candied skulls and colorful flower crowns on their heads filled the streets surrounding the Denver Botanic Gardens on Saturday, Nov. 2, as they participated in the festivities that the Gardens held for Día de los Muertos.   Día de los