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Where to find the best cheap coffee in Denver

AFFORDABLE LOCAL OPTIONS FOR STUDENTS Let’s face it: college students are poor. It’s almost inevitable for their wallets to become thinner as the semester begins, with money slipping out of bank accounts and straight into bills, loans, and tuition. It’s also true that students need

Wake The Dead at the Milk Bar

On Sept. 15, there was a refreshing breeze in the night air, a welcome change from the 80-degree heat Colorado has been experiencing and Broadway became wet from the unforeseen rain storm, gleaming like obsidian. It was as good a night as any to attend

Find a sweet tooth fix at Ice Cream Riot

LOCAL SHOP SERVES UP SWEET TREATS “Potheads always welcome” is the sign that welcomes customers when they first walk into Ice Cream Riot, an ice cream shop on Colfax that has been open since 2014. The store hasn’t been open for very long, but because

Rallies take a violent turn across the nation

STUDENTS REACT TO TRUMP’S RESPONSE A call to remove a confederate statue depicting Robert E. Lee ignited violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia in mid-August. White supremacists gathered for a “Unite the Right” protest, which resulted in three people dead, and many more injured. While the

Stranger Than Fiction | Matt Kriese

As an American, there are certain values that I wish to uphold to the greatest extents and depths I can possibly achieve. I believe in a future built by the determination of young people who have seen the injustices of the past and wish to

Red Bull Sound Select present Denver band Overslept

Lead singer Elias Armaos talks about their place in the puzzle of Denver’s music scene. The blazing sun outside contrasts nicely with the airconditioning blasting inside Capitol Hill’s Pablo’s coffee shop as Elias Armao sips on his iced latte. Elias Armao, mellow with an almost-disguised

Gentrification and hip hop in Denver

Though he’s been a musician for 17 years, Hooman Abbasi doesn’t look 32 years old. Tall and gangly with rosy cheeks and dressed in a loose shirt with the sleeves rolled back, he looks like a college intern for Pitchfork or some other music blog.

CU Denver Block Party turns the volume up

WILDERNESS AND EDISON TAKE THE STAGE For its sixth annual year, the CU Denver Block Party featured a lineup of up-and-coming local bands to rally students for the new academic year. The Aug. 24 event saw headlining acts Wilderness and Edison each bring their own

Emmanuel Gallery hosts Jann Haworth’s art

GALLERY FEATURES BEATLES ALBUM COVER ARTIST Jann Haworth, most widely known as the co-creator for The Beatles album cover of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, opened her own exhibit featuring solely her hand-sewn work. “The album cover art was voted the most important album