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Self-Defense May Lead to “Other’s Defense”

September 14, 2013

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DENVER, Auraria Campus — Self-defense training brings with it a rise in confidence and reassurance that any situation can be handled. This confidence can often lead to helping others as well. Most of Auraria campus crime is theft and misdemeanors but the occasional assault crimes do happen, like the multiple incidents of male flashers.  For […]

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Tesuque Glassworks Mesmerizes Visitors

May 8, 2013

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SANTA FE–Dave Schanfeld pulls and molds the molten glass into the form of a flower with metal prongs, quickly crafting a Calla Lily in mere minutes.  This is the daily scene at Tesuque Glassworks North of Santa Fe, NM.  Established in 1975 by Charlie Miner, Schanfeld is just one of eight glass blowers who contributes to the […]

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Rockies Fans Span Two Decades

April 20, 2013

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DENVER–Rockies fans of all ages piled into Coors Field on Friday April 5, 2013, to celebrate opening day of the Colorado Rockies 20th season. Purple shirts, ball caps and even purple Mohawks were seen amongst the crowd on Blake Street as thousands of fans awaited the opening game against the San Diego Padres. The Hazel […]

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A Chemist in the Lab and the Kitchen

April 9, 2013

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BOULDER, Colo. — Dr. Jessica Thrall is not your average test tube biochemist. Like most scientists, Thrall not only values the unknown possibilities of science, she also brings science out of the lab and into the kitchen. Thrall has taken culinary classes here and there, but it’s the possibility of a thousand different tastes and dishes […]

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Dark Knight lives up to its name and expectations, tying the trilogy together

July 18, 2012

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GOTHAM CITY — Writer/director Christopher Nolan has completed his Batman masterpiece. Enter “The Dark Knight Rises” – the darkest and final edition to his Caped Crusader trilogy. Unlike the Burton and Schumacher films, Nolan uses a realistic motif to walk a thin line between a fanciful super-hero adventure and creditable storyline ripped from today’s headlines. […]

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New Spidey film is spectacular, but not quite amazing

July 2, 2012

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I’m not going to rain on “The Amazing Spider-Man’s” parade. I’m just going to sprinkle a little. Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man franchise, save for the disappointing “Spider-Man 3” (’07), has produced the best Spider-Man films to date. That’s not to say that this new entry, taken on its own terms, is a bad motion picture. Actually, […]

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