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Hancock vs. Giellis in wildest Denver mayoral race

How Jamie Giellis blew voters away The 2019 Denver mayoral race was a wild one. Between the run-off, the debates and the scandals, mayoral candidates Michael Hancock and Jamie Giellis reminded the public that local elections are just as exciting as national elections. While Denver

The best of 2020 democratic presidential candidates

What to look forward to next year Meet your 2020 Democratic candidates. Elizabeth Warren: Presidential candidates should be judged primarily on the SNL cast’s ability to effectively pretend to be them on TV. Kate McKinnon has already perfected her performance as America’s father’s side (and

Best moment in sports for 2019: The World Series

Despite the odds, the Nationals won it all It was an interesting year for sports. Here in Denver, the Broncos, Rapids, and Rockies all had underwhelming seasons and two surprising runs from the Nuggets and Aves both came up short in the playoffs.   Despite

The best nonfiction book of 2019: American Predator

Maureen Callahan’s chilling new book on a little-known serial killer He’s one of America’s most prolific and horrifying serial killers, yet only a few know his name—until investigative journalist Maureen Callahan released American Predator, that is.   His name is Israel Keyes. His victim count

The most uninspired Denver Comic Con

The 2018 DCC was a dismal disappointment The 2018 Denver Comic Con was far from the fun-filled event its reputation promised. The annual summer event for the Mile High City that had its start back in 2012, is typically an amazing convention that celebrates pop

Best/Worst moments of the 2018 Midterm Election

Best: Highest midterm turnout since 1914 With many issues that affect young voters such as college affordability, student debt, and the high cost of housing in major cities, this year’s record turnout, particularly among young Americans, might indicate meaningful legislative change is coming soon. According

The quickest shortcuts on campus

The Auraria campus is a big place and getting from point A to point B can take a while. But there are shortcuts to be found instead of taking the crowded main pathways, such as 10th street. Many students commute with RTD, a common destination

Best/Worst of 2018 World Cup

Best: Iceland’s run transcends sports Even though 2018 was a terrible year for soccer in general, there was still an amazing accomplishment bigger than anything else in the sports world this year. Iceland qualifying for the World Cup is hands down the best part of

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