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CU Denver bucket list

Notable activities to check off during undergrad Starting college on any campus comes with many notable firsts for college freshmen, some of which are more campus specific than others. New students may want to have a sense of belonging not only on campus but in

Superfood at a super price

healthy yet delicious meals around campus for a student budget Staying healthy while being surrounded by all the enticing food vendors on campus can be tricky, but it doesn’t have to be so hard as there are options out there. The following meals are all

CU outside the city

student RTD pass makes places outside Denver accessible Denver is a city uniquely composed of multicultural neighborhoods, trendy restaurants, and fill, but occasionally, it’s worth stepping outside the bustling city life within the concrete jungle and tight streets to explore the quaint Colorado towns. Every

Words from a Wallflower

A Piece of Home After I said goodbye to my family the weekend before school started my freshman year, I walked back up to my dorm at Campus Village to find a gift on my bed from my mom. Among snacks and small things for

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Best of CatVideoFest: Creature Comforts Edition

Watch cat videos for a good cause For the past few years, theaters all across America have shown the CatVideoFest, a feature-length compilation of the cutest cat videos out there. But the event isn’t simply profiting off of people paying to see cat videos in a

Guilty! of being creative

Online student art exhibit recognizes hard-working students As the school year is coming to an end, it’s time for students to be recognized for their hard work, and Emmanuel Art Gallery is doing exactly that with its annual exhibition. This year, the gallery has had to

Words from a wallflower

A walk in my slippers I had a pair of three-year-old tan slippers that I got over family weekend freshman year. There was a stain on the top right slipper from when I dropped food on it in the CVA dining hall, and the toes

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Not all heroes wear capes

Finding creative ways to honor essential workers In the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, essential workers are the glue that’s holding the world together. With Colorado’s stay at home order set to last until May 8, around half of Colorado’s 6 million residents are under

The Perks of Being a Wallflower is the period drama of the early 2010s

Overused plot and mediocre characters still inspire some nostalgia for adolescence  Picture the most stereotypical teenager who was really into Tumblr in 2012. They listened to “underground music” on cheap record players; they read Catcher in the Rye and suddenly it became their entire personality; they had this weird fascination with

Netflix presents a bigger stage for international shows

Once hidden gems prove to be popular titles When people think of Netflix, what’s the first show that comes to mind? One of them would obviously be Tiger King. But the other show they’re probably thinking of is Money Heist. It was the fourth most popular show