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Sonia Sotomayor Returns to Auraria Campus

SUPREME COURT JUSTICE INSPIRES STUDENTS “They hate it when I do this,” Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor said before being guided by her visibly-anxious security team into the crowd of students and faculty from Metro State and CU Denver. This refusal to stay seated on

The Phantom of the Opera Stuns at Buell

CLASSIC STORY UNDERGOES GRITTY FACELIFT Producer Cameron MacIntosh’s lavish production of The Phantom of the Opera opened at Buell Theater on Aug. 25, a highly anticipated stop of the stirring and gloriously experimental North American tour. Though devoted fans might associate the brilliant score and

Denver’s Doughnut Scene gets Stranger

GLAZED AND CONFUZED COOKS UP NEW RECIPES When stopping in for a snack at Glazed and Confuzed Doughnuts, food is supposed to get weird. Based on the stereotypical Coloradan phenomena of being under the influence, Glazed and Confuzed opened in 2014 to off er doughy

Avenhart’s Sublime and Brisk Ascension

CU DENVER STUDENT & ALUMNI BAND CHARTS COURSE While Avenhart was born only last year, the band is already seeing tons of success. With an upcoming EP, a battle of the bands victory, and an opening slot performance at Lynxapalooza on Sept. 17—an annual festival

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GEM SHEPS: Queerly Beloved

After a weekend of vacationing in my terrible hometown, I’ve been looking forward to being back on our nice, progressive campus. My hometown of Woodland Park isn’t diverse—I knew about three out queer kids in high school out of a total of 700, and pretty

Counseling Centers Reaches Out to Students

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. In America, 42,773 people die by suicide each year. For every successful suicide there are 25 attempts. The average amount of suicides per day is 117. Sept. 5th through 10th is Suicide Prevention Week,

CU Mentors Strives to Make College Attainable

LYNX CREATES THE LINKS TO A PROSPEROUS FUTURE According to the New York Times, “President Obama and the Common Core Standards [have put] the ‘college and career ready’ mantra on the lips of K-12 educators across the country.” Deciding what college to attend is now

Festival Aims to Satisfy Denver’s Taco Cravings

TACOLANDIA SERVES UP TACO FEVER Tacos have taken the world by storm: Taco Tuesday is now a regularly celebrated event, and people proudly sport taco T-shirts in every kind of setting. Because the small tortilla-wrapped dish serves as a staple to any sane person’s diet,

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Tatiana Cullen

ARCHITECTURE STUDENT PARTAKES IN ELITE PROJECT Master of Architecture student Tatiana Cullen has dreamt of becoming an architect for as long as she can remember. While reminiscing about her childhood, Cullen recounted how much she loved painting, drawing, sculpting, and art. She found inspiration in

Campus Parking Increase Troubles Students

FEES INCREASE BY 25 CENTS THIS YEAR Back to school means back to late night studying, bottomless cups of coffee, and, for many, back to parking nightmares. While most campus commuters make their way to school via buses and the light rail, thousands of students