Three years of activist punk In the wake of the 2018-19 government shutdown and only a few hours after the Women’s March, the Moon Room at the Summit hosted the third annual Punk Against Trump benefit concert with an impressive lineup of hard-hitting local acts.
Fandoms engage in complex political discourse Shifts in the political world lead to responses in the realm of fiction. This causation has been one of the pillars of American creativity in fiction since the 20th century; however, American values have been observed closely in recent
Activism and music go hand-in-hand The connection between music and activism is historic, from Bob Dylan penning the Civil Rights anthem, “Blowin’ In the Wind,” to Broken Social Scene’s more direct, “Protest Song.” Music can be used to raise awareness and funds for a greater
President Trump has done well to capture his voice on social media. Twitter has become the President’s go-to soapbox. Yet, I fear Americans are forgetting perhaps the best policy he has ever shared with us on the web way back in October 2012. “Robert Pattinson
The impact of Trump’s decision on students The new era of American immigration policy headed by the Trump administration has set the lives of many in flux, considering that the historical demographic makeup of the United States consists of immigrants from many different foreign countries.
There are aspects to the political world that are far more intriguing than a budget presentation. No one is debating that. But, I feel like budgets say a whole lot more about what people are actually prioritizing than any speech or promise could. Think about
What Trump said was bad—now move on During a bipartisan meeting held on Jan. 9 to discuss immigration policy and the fate of the DACA bill, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) insisted that President Trump used vulgar language to describe Haiti and African nations. The news
The loss of net neutrality has harmful effects In a country where the internet is the crux of nearly every human function, it is hard to believe that the government would strive to make the open internet so exclusive. On Dec. 14, the Federal Communication
“When Donald Trump is saying he wants to make America great again, he’s not talking to me,” Mayor Michael Hancock said to a crowd gathered in the Tivoli Turnhalle. “He’s not saying, ‘Hey, Michael, want to help me out with this?’” He didn’t need to
CITIZENS GATHER TO COLLECTIVELY SCREAM AT SKY There was a very strange yet intriguing event that took place at Cheesman Park in Denver on Nov. 8. Hundreds of people gathered to scream at the sky. Literally, scream at the top of their lungs at the