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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

Best Place to Read on Campus

THE SCIENCE BUILDING READS EASY The Science Building is like any other building on campus, large and heavily air-conditioned. The building has work space for students to do homework, hang out, eat lunch, and complain about the lab courses they’re taking. However, the Science Building

Best Non-Required Class

WATCHING ‘FIGHT CLUB’ FOR HOMEWORK: YES, PLEASE There are times in a college career when general education requirements become tedious and tiresome, but there is a little glimmer of hope at the end of this sometimes very dark tunnel: electives. Elective courses are often geared

Most Underrated Spot on Campus

TIVOLI’S STAIRWAY TO HEAVENLY STUDY SPACE With more than eight buildings on Auraria Campus, including the ones in downtown, there are a lot of places for students to chill. There are some places within these buildings students may not know about. These often empty study

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Best Student Organization

CU DENVER’S ALTERNATIVE BREAK PROGRAM COMBINES TRAVEL AND SOCIAL JUSTICE There are several student organizations on campus for students and their various interests. But there is only one that can be titled the best student organization, and that is the CU Denver Alternative Break Program.

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Worst Places to Work on Campus for Students

EMPLOYEES BEWARE: AVOID THE APPLICATION Beyond the bowels of hell, at the bottom of everything is the Tivoli Food Court. Darkness swallows the hearts of the slaves at McDonald’s Express, Taco Bell, Subway, Alfresco Greens, and Mark Pi’s as they sweat over hot fryers and

Worst Pot(holes)

WATCH OUT COLORADO TIRES Dear Colorado, the vote in 2014 was to legalize pot, not potholes. It seems every time Coloradans drive around Denver they are seen swerving to avoid these holes in the pavement. The drive to Auraria Campus, in Downtown Denver, and surrounding