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Zombie Crawl paints the town blood red

Zombie Crawl paints the town blood red

Downtown Denver became Halloween central as low moans, growls and shuffling feet replaced the usual hustle and bustle on Oct. 7 along the 16th Street Mall. Hordes of people attended Denver’s 12th Annual Zombie Crawl, decked out in their finest gore, blood, scars, gashes and peeling skin.   Designed as a way to kick off […]

MSU students invited to explore faith and violence

MSU students invited to explore faith and violence

At their core, most religions are built on foundations that faith will be rewarded with positives like peace, love and unity. Yet, the world’s history is filled with people who have used their beliefs to justify heinous acts toward religions different from their own. In an attempt to understand why this happens and what we […]

Activist Dolores Huerta is celebrated in new film

Activist Dolores Huerta is celebrated in new film

Dolores Huerta’s soft spoken demeanor on stage easily hid the historical trajectory she’s paved after nearly five decades of social justice organizing. Huerta attended early screenings of Dolores, the documentary that has captured her legacy, at the Mayan Theater on Sep. 29. “My hope is that people might now see Dolores’ story as part of […]

Pocket Points helps students curtail cell phone use

Pocket Points helps students curtail cell phone use

Cell phones have always been distractions in the classroom, but a new mobile app called Pocket Points is giving students the incentive to ignore their devices and bolster their academic productivity. Geolocation technology allows the app to detect the user’s location. When in class, a student who has the app will earn points for each […]

Museum of Contemporary Art Denver’s Saber Acomodar

Museum of Contemporary Art Denver’s Saber Acomodar

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver has teamed up with the Biennial of the Americas, a festival focusing on the exchange of art and ideas started by John Hickenlooper in 2010, to curate Saber Acomodar: Art and Workshops of Jalisco 1915-Now. The exhibition consists of a number of pieces from 25 different artists to celebrate […]

Chinese culture through food lens on Auraria

Chinese culture through food lens on Auraria

The fragrance of salt, pork and onions wafted into the halls and out the doors, luring students walking by the Clear Creek building inside. The Community College of Denver invited Auraria students to celebrate the Chinese Food festival by cooking up traditional dishes Sept. 20. The event was the first of several festivities that kicked […]

Jewish organization seeks solution to end hunger

Jewish organization seeks solution to end hunger

A veteran, senior citizen and child share one connective thread between them. They’ve all felt the pain of hunger in America. Their stories are among the many that a one week traveling exhibit highlights to inspire activism to end hunger. “This is Hunger” arrived in Denver on Sept. 24. Parked outside Temple Emanuel synagogue, the […]

Review: No double trouble with ‘Macbeth’

Review: No double trouble with ‘Macbeth’

A jaw dropping production of “Macbeth” gave the Scottish play a new feel by introducing the classic story to the world of warlocks and modern music using an all male cast.

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