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Puffiest clouds on campus

BEST PLACES TO VAPE AT CU DENVER Vaping has swept the nation, with millions of people owning their own vapor mods. It is a beautiful pastime; the vape nation culture is alive and well, and CU Denver is no exception to this culture. Many students

Most striking cover of the semester

THE PRO-LGBTQA COVER CAPTURES COMMUNITY’S ESSENCE There is a wide expanse of emotion that art can elicit from an audience, but there isn’t any cover as emotionally engaging as the Queer Lives Matter cover from this past November. The color palette that was chosen for this piece drew

Best Conspiracy Theory

MELANIA TRUMP MIGHT NOT BE REAL Floating within the endless absurdity of social media is a hidden gem. Its name: The Fake Melania Conspiracy. The prevailing superstition is that the First Lady has recruited a body double to stand in for her during presidential events.

Most human professor

CONFIRMED TO NOT BE A LIZARD After numerous reports from students and staff alike suggesting otherwise, English professor and Chair of the Creative Writing Department at CU Denver Teague Bohlen has been confirmed to be a very real human being whose day-to-day activities consist of

Tuition remains looming threat

POLICIES SURROUNDING TUITION UNLIKELY TO CHANGE Every school year, many students across campus will do a double take upon glancing at their tuition bills and wonder, “Why doesn’t the tuition rate stay the same?” Indeed, the tuition rate changes due to economic factors outside of

Anti-Trump rally centers on absurdist approach

CITIZENS GATHER TO COLLECTIVELY SCREAM AT SKY There was a very strange yet intriguing event that took place at Cheesman Park in Denver on Nov. 8. Hundreds of people gathered to scream at the sky. Literally, scream at the top of their lungs at the

Local shooting makes mark on campus

AHEC EMPLOYEE LOSES LIFE  He worked for the Auraria campus for almost 20 years. Everyone Moreno worked with loved him and everyone is trying to continue working as normal, even though they lost someone close to them. He was a loved member of the community

Stranger Than Fiction | Matt Kriese

There are many reasons to not subscribe to the ideas proposed by conspiracy theories. Oftentimes, they generate absurd conclusions from unsubstantial evidence; however, sometimes the things happen in the real world that draw so many comparisons to the logic of conspiracy theories that the allure

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Maria Buszek is rewriting punk history

REPRESENTING FORGOTTEN WOMEN Maria Elena Buszek certainly looks like an art historian, adorned with her clear-rimmed, cat eye glasses. Yet hidden underneath her protective veneer of academia, Buszek harbors a vivacious desire to stick it to the man—well, to be accurate, men. A self-described feminist

Stranger than Fiction | Matt Kriese

In the grand context of the world, there is an almost unapproachable plethora of issues threatening the stability of a country’s wellbeing. Questions regarding global recessions, women’s rights, and independence have haunted national news coverage for the better part of the past decade. These issues