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Tips for Hiking in Colorado

Trail etiquette and useful information Colorado has some of the most impressive areas in the country for enjoying the outdoors, but with the arrival of summer also comes the need to remind people how to venture into the wild responsibly. Phone apps like AllTrails can

City Heights CU Denver Set to Open this Fall

New campus building to house students and campus offices. Over the last few months, while most students attended class from the cabin-fever comforts of home, yet another new building sprouted on Auraria Campus. Situated in between the Tivoli Student Union and the CU Student Commons

A collection of nocturne ambient lullabies

Music for avoiding insomnia Life is stressful; and while the solace of sleep provides some respite, it can also feel like chasing the sunset. So, get comfortable and listen to any of the following albums to calm the mind and sink back into slumber. Nocturnes

Sex Workers Are Workers

sex addiction is never a valid excuse for violence People often refer to prostitution as the oldest profession in human history—at least, ever since the writer Rudyard Kipling made that claim in 1889. Yet, sex work remains a highly controversial topic in the United States

Queer folks and women of alternative music

Diverse artists for any alternative playlist As a loosely defined genre, alternative music implies -a diversion from the mainstream culture. Even before the title existed, artists like Siouxsie Sioux and the Banshees or Gwen Stefani from No Doubt made names for themselves as pioneers of

The legacy of longstanding Denver venue

El Chapultepec is gone, but not forgotten After more than 80 years, famed Denver jazz venue El Chapultepec closed its doors last December. While the final owner, Angela Guerrero, says that many reasons contributed to her decision, this venue joins a long list of local

Future of Now Highlights CU Denver Student Work

The show highlights environmental issues Recent graduate of the College of Arts & Media, Jessica Diaz, put together an inspiring exhibition that brings together artists from CU Denver and elsewhere. The Future of Now explores the environmental issues confronting society, with a diverse range of

Protests Erupt in the Days Following the Election

With uncertainty and doubt plaguing the results of the 2020 US Presidential Election, local businesses and institutions boarded up their windows and doors expecting the worst. Over the last few months, countless buildings experienced the brunt of unrelenting civil unrest, with broken glass and char

Biden-Harris Win the 2020 Presidential Election

After days of counting, election called in favor of Democratic ticket. As predicted, the 2020 Presidential Election turned out to be a whirlwind. After three long days of counting, media outlets finally declared former Vice President Joe Biden the next President-Elect of the United States,

A primer for dystopian classics

Art imitates life imitates art Many students grew up reading books for classes that shaped their perspectives of the world. One type of fiction seeks to illuminate the problems existing in reality through a parallel literary universe. Dystopian works like Brave New World, Nineteen Eighty-Four,