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Star Wars Meets Politics

As fans and moviegoers all across the world find themselves eagerly waiting for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (expected Dec. 16, 2016), that spectacular galaxy is not too far, far away from everyone’s mind. Because of this, there has never been a more important time to address how the Star Wars movies are a […]

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Community Spotlight

Denver Shenanigans: Exploring the Punk Music Scene

On Mar. 25, Marquis Theater hosted an event with amazing music from various artists including Into It. Over It., The World is a Beautiful Place and I am No Longer Afraid to Die (The World is), The Sidekicks, and Pinegrove. The concert opened with Pinegrove, one of my new favorites. This band brought a fun […]

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Political

Colorado Caucus Provides Unnecessary Dramatics to Election Process

My preconception of the caucus process was that it was a more democratic way of specifying your presidential preference. What I found after caucusing for the first time was that the caucus is a wholly disorganized process where few people know what’s going on. In effect, I strongly believe that Colorado should go with a […]

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Satire

April Horoscopes: Astro-logged by Bob the Astrologer

Aries (Mar. 21 – Apr. 19): Happy Birthday, you Spring children! Right about now, Mercury, named after the Roman messenger of the gods, will be flying into your zodiac sign! It’ll probably hurt him, so make sure to read to him that new H. G. Wells book you got for your birthday. Didn’t get one? […]

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Political

Imagining a World with Donald Trump as President

Imagine on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 that the man taking the oath of office is Donald Trump. Before you ask yourself how in the world America let that happen, let’s take a while to think about what a Trump presidency could look like and what that would mean for America. We’ll take a look at […]

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Movies

Oscars: Chris Rock Owns Diversity Issue and Leo Finally Wins

The 88th Annual Academy Awards, or the Oscars, that aired on Sunday, Feb. 28, were a night filled with excitement, disappointment, and passionate causes. In the months before the Oscars aired, the hashtag, #OscarsSoWhite, became a popular topic for a number of celebrities and just the world in general, but another topic that came up […]

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Student Organizations

Melodic Miners Take the Library Stage

On Feb. 26, the Melodic Miners performed at the Arthur Lakes Library as part of the lunchtime concert series.  Featuring nine women from freshmen to seniors, the all-female a cappella group sang various songs in four-part harmony without any accompaniment.  The group has been a vibrant part of Mines since 1998. The Melodic Miners performs […]

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Movies

Deadpool Surprises Many

A Deadpool reprisal has been both highly anticipated and dreaded after his last appearance going so terribly awry. After years of production limbo, a torturous wait, and a truly spectacular marketing run, whether you are a die-hard Deadpool fan or a casual comic book puruser, you will not be disappointed. Deadpool is the most refreshing […]

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Community Spotlight

Gourmet Golden: Blue Canyon Grill’s Fire Burger

On Washington Avenue, Blue Canyon sits unassumingly nestled between two outdoors shops. It offers everything most sports bars do: TVs playing tonight’s games, a well outfitted bar, and sit down tables for dinner and lunch. What you may not realize is that the world’s most terrifying burger is on their menu: The Fire Burger. I […]

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Community Spotlight

Mercury Café Offers Promise of Eclectic Adventures

There are many reasons that bring one happily to the eclectic Mercury Café. Thursday and Sunday, there’s the tantalizing desire to fluidly swirl about a room to live jazz and swing; Tuesdays, it is the chill free style of blues which beckons; and sometimes the intense tango or artful belly dancing could strike one’s fancy […]