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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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Deathiversary | Kurt Cobain

February 20 1967 – April 5 1994 On April 5, 1994 Kurt Cobain was found dead in his Seattle, Washington home. Cobain was only 27 when he died. Cobain grew up listening to hard rock and heavy metal bands like Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, and

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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.

SGA election candidates

Viewing the executive tickets Scott Neff is a second-generation student at CU Denver, majoring in business management and communications. He currently serves in the United States Army Reserve, so it’s really important to him to serve US veterans and their families, living by the philosophy

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Turkuaz pays tribute to Alanis Morissette

Fundraiser for Planned Parenthood Alanis Morissette’s album, Jagged Little Pill, took the world by storm in the 1990s, and she is known for being a singer and songwriter whose been a spokeswoman for all women. Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom proudly presented a collaboration of musicians including

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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

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Sentry writer attacks Metro student

Passionate writer will do anything for quote This is Alli Ackerman, writer for the CU Denver’s newspaper, The Sentry. I’m going out onto Auraria campus to get a CU Denver student’s opinion on what cultural diversity means to them.  Ackerman: Hi, I’m a writer from

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Spring Breakers beware of potential risks during travel

Tainted booze still flows at tropical resorts More than half of college students plan to hit the road this spring break with destinations such as Las Vegas, Nevada; Cancun, Mexico; and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, according to the Chicago Tribune. With CU Denver’s spring break

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The Mile High’s Do303 launch party

New company curates top events Summit Music Hall hosted a night brimming with free food, live music, and some of the best businesses Denver and Boulder have to offer. Tables lined the walls of the music hall with people proudly representing their restaurants, boutiques, cannabis