Queen Cassandra was sleeping by the time Rolanda returned from the council. Several of the queen’s handmaidens were by her side, clutching their prayer beads tightly in their small, white hands. Pendants of solid blue topaz hung from their frail necks, etched with Salacia’s likeness.
“The Colorado Transcript” announced this week in 1910 that the Overland Hotel, once “one of the most famous of western hostelries” was to be demolished by its owner, Woodmen of the World, a fraternal organization similar to the Freemasons founded in Omaha, Nebraska in 1890. The Woodmen decided to take this as a first definite step towards the creation “of a permanent home for Golden camp.” Plans already existed for the camp, and the Woodmen were excited about the prospect. The “Transcript” intended to donate a brick wall to the effort.
As the MLB playoffs wind down, feed baseball fever with “Trouble with the Curve.” Although not likely to become a classic, “Trouble with the Curve” is a good film to watch with friends or family.
Humans look at the skies for many reasons. The skies are eternally beautiful no matter where on Earth they are viewed from and regardless of the season. There may be economic reasons as well; Earth is bound to run out of resources eventually and within reason, space can provide what is needed. There is a question that remains unanswerable that seems to have been implanted within the depths of society – “Does life exist beyond Earth?”
The Third Street Saints return in the third installment of the popular Saints Row franchise. This time, the leader of the Saints must retake Steelport all the while avoiding the police and STAG, a group of highly trained commandos meant to curb gang activity.
This coming Friday, November 2, the men of Sigma Phi Epsilon will host a live concert featuring the band No Fair Fights (NFF). A live DJ will be there after the concert. In addition, Sig Ep will also hold a costume contest with prizes to be given out to the best individual costumes or themed group of costumes.
A staple of Chinese cuisine, egg rolls are among the most popular Chinese foods. This recipe recreates the deliciousness of a restaurant egg roll without the hassle and health concerns associated with frying. The recipe makes 16 egg rolls.
Few dishes can top the great taste of an amazing hamburger. This recipe aims to recreate the flavor and satisfaction received from the first hamburger ever tasted. Some of the more premium ingredients can be a bit pricey, but when the goal is to create an exceptional burger, only the best will do.
The CSM Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) hosted the Noche de Ciencias event Saturday evening on October 27. Noche de Ciencias, or Night of Science, is an outreach event put on by SHPE chapters across the U.S. and caters to families of Hispanic background with children in elementary or middle school. The event seeks to reach families who might not be considering sending their kids to a prestigious college, especially a science and engineering school as Colorado School of Mines.
Last week was the third and final presidential debate between the two leading presidential candidates, President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. The debate centered on foreign policy and highlighted Romney’s lack of experience in the subject.