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Fast fashion is bad for the environment

Why thrifting is more fun and affordable “Fast fashion”—a term used to describe the rapid production of on-trend clothing—has become a common term since the 1960s, when younger generations decided to toss their elders’ drab and boring traditions to pursue a more colorful life. This

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Shake Shack arrives in Denver

Chain shakes things up in RiNo neighborhood Shake Shack opened its first location in Denver on March 21. Danny Meyer founded the restaurant in 2004 in New York, and the burger chain has been steadily rising in popularity with 136 locations all around the world.

Denver’s Blue Bear is just cold

He’s blue because he’s feeling blue PETA’s newest posters, hung all around Denver have a photo of a dog chained outside in the cold with the words “Cold—a person who would chain a dog outside. Let dogs inside.” These posters have been reminding people how

CU Denver celebrates cultural diversity

Students experience campus diversity With a swipe of a student ID, doors were open to CU Denver’s fourth annual Cultural Diversity Festival held in the Tivoli Turnhalle on Feb. 27. The event, intended to celebrate the diversity of CU Denver’s campus and students, featured various

Westword’s 23rd Artopia dazzles

Celebration of Colorado culture Artopia isn’t just an art show: it’s an art immersion experience. The event was appropriately held on Feb. 23, as it was the event’s  23rd anniversary. It’s Westword’s biggest event of the year and took place at the Church Nightclub on