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Unraveling the Magic inside The Wizard’s Chest

March 12, 2018

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DENVER — The Wizard’s Chest has been around since 1983, an iconic niche shop in Denver. Housed within a purple fortress inspired by J.R.R. Tolkien’s middle earth, one may find a wide array of treasures within the chest, everything from elaborate masks, costumes, magic tricks, children’s toys, novelty items, classic board games, exotic chess sets, […]

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Things are heating up at “Grill Your Ass Off”

July 13, 2017

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TOMBALL, Texas – United States Army veteran and business owner Jason Murff is enhancing the way grilled food tastes with his unique line of seasonings. “Grill Your Ass Off” seasonings came to life in 2016 after meeting a Harris County Sherriff who had some personal experience with making his own seasonings. After that meeting, the idea […]

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Fashion Forward

July 11, 2017

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LAFAYETTE, Colo.- Local fashion designer Maria Gordillo is designing fashion that draws inspiration from her Mexican roots. Gordillo’s recent start in the local fashion scene has been defined by her love for her culture. She has already made an impact with her skirts and jackets, the designs for which were a tip of the hat […]

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Professional sports, an unrealistic dream?

July 11, 2017

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The dream of playing high-level college sports and going professional is far-fetched for most college athletes and is just that, a dream. Only 1.5% of the 73,660 NCAA football participants were drafted, according to ncaa.com. The number is even smaller for non-NCAA schools. Seth Jones, a former National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics soccer player at […]

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Clouds of dust and checkered flags

July 10, 2017

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COLORADO SPRING, COLO. – The sun has just risen and the pits are alive with movement as teams prepare for a day of off-road racing. It is apparent there is camaraderie here at the races with tools being lent out from one team to another with no questions asked. Shelley Krehbiel, the W.E. Rock and […]

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Members of Auraria campus show diversity in Fourth of July plans

June 29, 2017

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MSU Denver Campus Lacks Excitement About 4th of July By Tyson Crocker & Arrick Jones DENVER, Auraria Campus – The Fourth of July normally sparks joy for many Americans, but people around campus didn’t seem to thrilled for the holiday. Many students reacted as if they were being interrogated about Independence Day investigators and did not […]

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Beating the Heat: Parker Days Festival Sizzles with Family Fun

June 27, 2017

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PARKER, Colo. – As Coloradans experience the first 90-degree temperatures of 2017, the Parker Days Festival heats things up with wholesome family-friendly entertainment. Whether riding a bull (of the mechanical variety) or riding a Ferris wheel suits your fancy, there’s a little something for everyone at Parker Days. The three-and-a-half-day long event features three music […]

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Lights, Camera, Cosplay!

May 12, 2017

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DENVER — Body-paint, FX makeup and costume creations — welcome to the world of Sarah Shupe. Influenced by films of Tim Burton, Shupe developed an interest in art and makeup. She earned a degree in theater from Cal-State Fullerton in Orange County, now making a living designing costumes and creatures for the southwest division of […]

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What coffee do you prefer? Starbucks or Dazbog?

April 27, 2017

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DENVER, Auraria Campus — From Macchiato’s to Latte’s and even Espresso’s, everyone has their favorite coffee that gets them through their busy day. The Auraria campus is filled with thousands of students that work hard to accomplish their ultimate goal of graduating. Students dedicate long hours all semester to studying and completing assignments. But the question […]

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Slight shower doesn’t discourage Spring Flingers

April 24, 2017

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Rain on Spring Fling’s Parade By Carly Cormier DENVER, Auraria Campus – Spring Fling was in full swing April 20, outside of the Tivoli until it began to rain around 2 p.m., causing some vendors and tables to close up shop early. The event was scheduled to run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., but was […]

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