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Amanda Blackman’s Dark Place

Alone In my younger and more vulnerable years I gave myself some advice that I’ve been turning over in my mind ever since. By that I mean my freshman year when I was still an English major, I said something while studying for all of

Sporting Good Industry Teams Up to Fight COVID-19

The sporting industry collaborates to make life saving equipment. With the Coronavirus raging on into April 2020, the information being passed around seems to change day to day. One thing that has remained constant since the virus began to spread is the need for basic

Treating mental health in the time of a global health crisis

Digital resources for those experiencing mental distress Living through a global pandemic makes accessing mental healthcare more important than ever. While seeing a therapist may seem difficult given the circumstances, multiple resources on and off campus are still actively providing desperately needed mental health services.

History of Zoom

How a romance sparked a multi-billion dollar company.  One of the most used applications right now is Zoom. It has been used to take the place of the classroom and transform the traditional classroom into a virtual one. With the upending of traditional teaching, it has

Amanda Blackman’s Dark Place

Like most of us, the new forever-at-home vibe to life has changed my sleeping schedule. For some people I know (aka my husband), bedtimes are getting pushed way back. Some people I know of are even becoming fully nocturnal. Their bedtime hovers around 7am, and

Good things that have happened in 2020

Staying positive in times of global crisis   From the death of basketball star Kobe Bryant to devastating wildfires in Australia to the developing COVID-19 virus, 2020 has been a very long, and sometimes terrifying, rollercoaster. While bad news seems to pile up, 2020 has also

Trump signs $2.2 Trillion economic relief bill

CARES Act becomes law Friday, March 27, President Trump tweeted, “I just signed the CARES Act, the single biggest economic relief package in American History – twice as large as any relief bill ever enacted. At $2.2 Trillion Dollars, this bill will deliver urgently-needed relief

Dr. Andrew Scahill featured in horror documentary

CU Denver professor provides expertise in Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street If there’s anyone who knows anything about the queer subtext of A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge (1985, dir. Jack Sholder), it’s Dr. Andrew Scahill. The 2019 documentary Scream Queen: My Nightmare on Elm Street (Dir.

Amanda Blackman’s Dark Place

The New (Not) Normal Since about last August, I’ve been watching season five of Love Island. The season is 50 episodes long, and each episode is at least an hour. It’s taken me seven months to watch the season. But I am proud to report