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Chaos and Color: A Portrait of Graham Good

July 8, 2018

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I step into the small brewery, blinking from the sun, and as my eyes adjust to the cool darkness of the room, I see him. Graham Good, lead singer and guitarist of Graham Good and the Painters, stands at the bar with his signature grin. Good notices me and waves enthusiastically with eyes twinkling, then […]

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Ashley Hattle: the torture of cluster headaches

March 24, 2018

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The road of a journalist is often filled with excitement and adventure, given the ability to travel and listen to the stories of many people from all walks of life. Ashley Hattle said it best, “We have a responsibility to share the truth and that, in itself, is moving.” Hattle graduated from MSU Denver in […]

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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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A Loving Grandmother

December 24, 2016

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BIRMINGHAM, Mich.- My Grandmother, Frances H. Toutant, 85, of Birmingham, Michigan, formerly of Royal Oak, died Feb. 27, 2008 at the Green Field Nursing Center, and is buried honorably in a military cemetery in Michigan. Grandmother was the beloved wife of the late Laurence Toutant Jr. whom she married on Feb. 25, 1952. She was a […]

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Hacking into success

December 2, 2016

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DENVER, Auraria Campus — Stephen Chavez, a recent participant in Metro’s Travel Program, has been handed numerous success and opportunities on the platter of his hard work. Chavez, a Computer Science major with a math minor, was recently invited to attend and present at the DEFCON conference in Las Vegas. He was approached by Nathan […]

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Living Better than Average: Unfurling the Life & Times of Jonathan McMillan

October 7, 2016

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DENVER–Former MSU Denver student Jonathan McMillan transformed his lifestyle from average to better than average, working as a life coach for his own company, Better Than Average, and as an employee in the city of Denver’s Public Safety Department. But this transformation didn’t happen overnight.  Live Fast, Die Young McMillan was born in Denver in the […]

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Feeling the Art of Steven Kuc

August 6, 2016

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DENVER–Switzerland Sculptor Alberto Giacometti once said, “The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity.” Steven Kuc says this quote describes his outlook as an artist because he consistently creates an intense reality in all of his artwork that makes patrons look twice to really feel […]

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Nana’s Story: The Value of Independence

August 6, 2016

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DENVER — Born during the Great Depression—and experiencing a childhood shaped by a nation at war—Elizabeth (or “Liz,” and, to me, in the spirit of full disclosure, “Nana”) Sauter learned early the value of independence. “I just never wanted to be a nobody,” she says, her strong voice and steady tone belying her 80 years. […]

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Capt. Robert Lovelace and the Pirates of Broadway

June 14, 2016

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LITTLETON, Colo. — Firefighters across the country are out there each day, putting their lives on the line to save others, responding to every emergency situation imaginable. Not only do they protect people’s properties — they are saving lives. These are true American heroes. One such hero is Robert Lovelace, Captain of the Littleton Fire […]

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High-Speed Train derails Landmark Photography Studio

April 7, 2016

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SAN FRANCISCO – Steal beams and high-speed trains threaten one of San Francisco’s landmarks on the northwest end of the South Beach district. In 1950 Adolph Gasser opened the Hobby Center, a retail shop that sold model trains, airplanes, camera and art supplies. Later in 1976, the business evolved to what is now known as Adolph […]

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