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Escape rooms: a thrilling new form of entertainment

PARTICIPANTS MUST ESCAPE WITHIN AN HOUR Math, logic, and riddles. These subjects are usually something people either find alluring or steer away from because of the challenging content and difficulty level. Now, these subjects are at the center of an evening out on the town,

Wine slushies on tap at Barrels & Bottles

YOUR SUMMER BREWERY DESTINATION There are worse things to be known for than wine slushies. Barrels & Bottles Brewery in downtown Golden, Colo. makes the most of this word of mouth branding—their house-made brews and rotating specials find their way on the chalkboard menu, but

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Legion wraps its first season on heroic high note

RIVALS ALL OTHER SUPERHERO STORIES There is certainly no shortage of superhero film and television, but very few shows devour its viewers quite like Legion does. Noah Hawley—the creator of the critically acclaimed television adaptation of the Coen Brothers film, Fargo—and FX have recently concluded

Feminist Agenda // Taylor Kirby

Clichés tend to crop up at the difficult crossroads of our lives, a verbal barrier constructed to put distance between ourselves and whatever complex emotion we’re grappling with. We lean on them because they connect us to a lineage of like-minded people; they lack creativity,

Dream Big: a look into wild imaginings made real

NATIONAL FILM STOPS IN DENVER Engineering is one of the most coveted and in-demand jobs nationally, according to Forbes magazine. It’s also one of the hardest work forces to enter because of the competition. As difficult as engineering may seem-since it’s based in high-tensity math

National Book Award finalist Ada Limón visits campus

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

Marc Maron brings sardonic humor to Denver

PARAMOUNT ENJOYS HEAVY HUMOR The Paramount Theatre was awash in the lights flooding down from its marquis as throngs of Colorado residents bustled through the theater’s 1920s-designed entryway to see comedian Marc Maron on April 8. Around 8:30 p.m., a voice sounding distinctly like Maron

Iron Fist fails to land strong punch for Marvel

A GRIM PREVIEW FOR THE DEFENDERS Iron Fist, Netflix and Marvel’s latest collaborative series, has a lot riding on it. After four successful seasons of Daredevil, Jessica Jones, and Luke Cage, Iron Fist is the final lead-in to the long-awaited The Defenders series, which will

Vietnamese restaurant is the Bom

FLAVORFUL, DELICIOUS Pho Bom is a geode waiting to be discovered: its exterior may be unnoticeable, blending into the blandness of the background, but it isn’t defined by its surface or its environment. Despite being hard on the eyes, this classic Vietnamese noodle and grill

Questionable casting causes controversy

GHOST IN THE SHELL STRAYS AWAY FROM ORIGINAL Ghost in the Shell is an acclaimed Japanese media franchise that was initially published as a seinen manga written and illustrated by Masamune Shirow. The manga was first serialized in 1989, telling the story of Motoko Kusanagi,