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Earth Week festival teaches students sustainable practices

Campus embraces the environment Spring has finally emerged on Auraria, inviting students outside to enjoy the sunshine and flowers blooming all over campus. The Earth Week Festival, which ran on April 24 and 25, couldn’t have come at a better time. What better way to

CU Sculpture Club does iron pour

A hands-on training for arts students Tucked in a corner, past the bridge that connects the Arts Building and West Classroom, orange molten iron was flowing from a three-legged industrial furnace that was standing on a bed of sand, surrounded by art majors, alumni, and

Tie dye to not drive high

Campus event promotes safety on 4/20 Tie Dye to Not Drive High goes beyond just a catchy name. On Thursday, April 18, the Student Wellness Center hosted the tie-dying event outside in the courtyard between the Wellness Center and the Student Commons, promoting safety for

Brian Barker and the art of apocalyptic whimsy

Disappearing into Vanishing Acts Dr. Brian Barker, one of CU Denver’s English professors, has released a new book, Vanishing Acts, which invites readers to reimagine nature and humanity in a dark, surreal landscape.  Barker wears many hats, creatively speaking. In addition to being an award-winning

Rolling into the 80s at Tivoli Turnhalle

Office of Events and Partnerships hosted skating party As Spring Break ended and the second half of the semester commenced, students were welcomed back with an afternoon full of roller skating, popcorn, soda, colorful sunglasses, and fanny packs.  Rolling into the 80s was a new

Campus Village releases new cookbook

Now students can make four basic pizzas too! After six years of testing, feedback, and refinement, Campus Village has proudly published their cookbook: “Four Ways to Regret Buying a Meal Plan.” Inside the hardcover book lie their recipes for their four unique pizzas: “Cheese with

Victoria Chang and the business of Barbie

Poet shares heartfelt moments at campus reading by Austin Bolton and Holly McCloskey The Tivoli Zenith Room was packed on the night of Thursday, March 7, with English majors and poetry fans all chattering excitedly in anticipation of the acclaimed poet Victoria Chang. She came to

Metro State’s Sweet Charity was a sweet treat indeed

A classy performance of a classic play Metro State’s production of the Neil Simon classic Sweet Charity starred Emily Lujan as Charity Hope Valentine, a bouncy dance hall hostess in 1960s New York City. Joining her were Samantha Scott and Megan Schraeder, playing Charity’s dance

League of Legends becomes CU Denver’s first ever e-sport

An expansion of student-run club sports League of Legends is a free multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) that originated in October 2009. As of January 2019, Newzoo, a market intelligence company for games and e-sports, ranked League of Legends as the most popular Core PC

CU Denver Sculpture Club sponsors interdisciplinary exhibition

Inside the Cluberation at Pirate: Contemporary Art  This past month, Pirate: Contemporary Art gallery hosted the most recent exhibition for CU Denver’s Sculpture Club. The free art show Cluberation was, above all, about the intersections of art. All sorts of mediums were represented—photography, sculpture, painting—and