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The two sides to Borderlands 3

Opinion by Alex Stallsworth A culmination of characters, blood, guns, and explosions rip the world video game market once more with the fascinating adventures of vault hunters on Pandora. The fifth game in the Borderlands realm arrived Sept. 13. Plot twists drive the vault hunter

DANG it!

DANG Soft Serve Ice Cream is all appearance and no taste.  The flavor variety of the ice cream is limited, their toppings are unlabeled, and the ordering process is tedious and annoying.  The outside aesthetic caters to the influencer crowd that spends more time posing

Words from a wallflower

…and they were roommates When I was dropped off at college, I had an overwhelming feeling of not knowing what to do. For 18 years I had lived at home with the same people. Then I was tossed into this entirely new world without them

Words from a wallflower

A couple weeks ago, I wrote a column that ended with taking time for yourself when life gets tough. Initially, I didn’t say what happened because I wasn’t ready. Now I am. My relationship of five years ended.  The breakup itself wasn’t abrupt. Things had been

Fontana Sushi serves beautiful coastal platters

For sushi lovers everywhere, walking into the new Fontana Sushi, which opened in late August of 2018 and is located at the intersection of East 6th Avenue and North Washington Street, is like walking into paradise because of the high-quality fish, beautiful plating, overall cleanliness,

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

Akira: a retrospective

The American localization of the popular paradigm-shifting anime drama Akira has now reached its 30-year anniversary. With a tv series reboot in the works, it’s time to look back on the original film, which still holds up as an unearthly futuristic saga depicting complex post-war

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

Words from a wallflower

Five months ago, I didn’t have a plan for after graduation. There wasn’t a defining moment that I decided on law school. I signed up for a prep course, went through a whirlwind of studying, and took the LSAT this weekend. The LSAT is stressful

15th annual Denver Food + Wine Fest

This year’s Denver Food + Wine Festival ran from Sept. 4–8 and encompassed a variety of events. The majority of the events were small scale, such as “Dinner Under the Stars” and the wine glass seminar, but the main event was the Grand Tasting on