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The Blake Street Tavern: Sunday Fun-day Football

October 12, 2016

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DENVER — “Are you ready for some football?” The 2016 NFL is in full swing. I do not have cable or any type of NFL package. So, I decided to venture out into LoDo in search of a football friendly sports bar. I am an active participant in weekly Fantasy Football, and I love to […]

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A College Perspective on Obesity

November 7, 2015

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DENVER— The movie “Fast Food Nation” (’06) and “Super Size Me” (’04) has one thing common — obesity. Obesity is a complex condition containing an unnecessary amount of body fat with a high-body mass index (BMI). According to the website ProCon.org, the United States is the second most obese developed country in the world. A report in […]

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Auraria Students Indifferent About Bronco-Free Super Bowl

January 31, 2015

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Broncos Support Undeterred By Impending Super Bowl By Cheyenne DeChristopher DENVER, Auraria Campus — The Denver Broncos playoff elimination prompts disinterested fans to find different ways to spend Super Bowl 2015. Students at the Denver Auraria Campus remain indifferent about the two teams headed to the Super Bowl, the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots. […]

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Golden being granted transportation wishes

April 17, 2014

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GOLDEN, Colo. – The City of Golden has been awarded $20 million for their new road project.  Golden is moving closer to getting the needed transportation improvements to support traffic flow and pedestrian safety, without implementing the problems that can come with a major freeway. Golden was granted the $20 million from the Colorado Department […]

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“Isms” pose challenges for journalists

April 15, 2014

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If society and journalists had not viewed and reported on many groups in our society with bias, the press would not have to step so carefully today. Though the impact to journalists can’t be compared to the results that prejudice has had on the people who society discounted, its effect on reporters will be felt […]

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Taking Sides: Should NFL Players be Allowed to Smoke Marijuana?

September 19, 2013

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DENVER – With the Broncos on the minds of Denver sports fans, a thought to ponder about our favorite professional football players might cross our minds. Should National Football League players be allowed to smoke marijuana? It would only be fitting to go on a college campus in a state that has legalized said drug […]

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MSU Denver’s The Heidi Chronicles is an entertaining study of emptiness

April 24, 2013

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The Metropolitan State University of Denver’s theatre program finished off its performance season last week with a production of “The Heidi Chronicles” by Wendy Wasserstein. It was a much-anticipated show, and the audience at the April 18 performance I went to see nearly filled up the King Center’s Studio Theatre, where it was performed. That audience spent the […]

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Playing Right Card on Valentine’s Day

February 18, 2013

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Playing Right Card on Valentine’s Day

You can’t get a better snapshot of growing up or of samples of society than through the lens of a few Valentine’s Days. I still hate considering a day of love,and consumerism in the same breath, especially as that consumerism depended on my scrubbing, mowing, edging or begging for money, but that’s a large part […]

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Overshadowed Baseball

November 3, 2012

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October signifies the time of cooler weather, changing colors, and of course football. But what is missing from this? Simple, it is lacking America’s own pastime. October marks the beginning of baseball’s playoff series, and ultimately the World Series. But yet many people forget the season is still even going on. It is not surprising […]

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Lights, Cameras, Vote!

September 11, 2012

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The presidential elections are right around the corner and lately instead of a war of words between the two candidates it has been a war of star power. Celebrities have been at the forefront of this presidential election with both candidates finding celebrity after celebrity to endorse them; most recently it was Oscar-winning actor Clint […]

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