Category: Articles

  • Concert Journal #1: Diva Cup Rocks The Fox

    Concert Journal #1: Diva Cup Rocks The Fox

    Written by Leon Spiess + Photos by Jack Armstrong Diva Cup! From Left – Addy Shae (Bass), Maggie Kempen (Drums), Polly Catharine (Vocals), Maxx Goodman (Guitar) With a loud, boisterous and  distinctly female punk sound, Boulder-based band Diva Cup performed at the Fox Theater on June 7th, and they brought the house down, period. Diva…

  • Eutrophication: Mass-Murdering Micro-Algae on its Way to Boulder?

    Eutrophication: Mass-Murdering Micro-Algae on its Way to Boulder?

    By Braden Stevens When on the topic, it is not uncommon for someone to harbor the thought that algae has to do with the ocean. While this is true, the power of these photosynthesizers can be shown most notably in wetlands and other land-based waterways via oversaturation. This ‘oversaturation,’ or nutrient overload, is capable of…

  • Aurora Declares Itself a Non-Sanctuary City

    Aurora Declares Itself a Non-Sanctuary City

    By Roberto Esteban Vera On Monday, Mar. 25th, the city of Aurora passed a resolution on a 7-3 majority vote declaring themselves a non-sanctuary city. A statement later released by the City of Aurora helped to clarify the decision’s meaning and implications, “The City Council will not allocate public funds, services, or staff resources for…

  • Linda From Work Keeps Denver’s Energy High Day After St. Patrick’s Day

    Linda From Work Keeps Denver’s Energy High Day After St. Patrick’s Day

    By Nicholas Merl When asked what concertgoers at Denver’s Bar 404 could expect from Linda from Work, guitarist Elliott Gregory put it simply: “Rock’n’Roll baby. Loud, fast, and a lot of movement.”  Taking to the stage alongside fellow rock band No Fauna, Linda from Work delivered just that. With merciless guitar riffs, hard-hitting drums and…

  • News Briefs 04. 11. 24

    News Briefs 04. 11. 24

    Mike Johnston Cutting Funding For Immigration Program Denver Mayor Mike Johnston announced budget cuts for 2024 as part of a new immigration program the city is kicking off this week. A large part of these cuts were allocated toward the Denver Police Department, but the Mayor said they would not affect officers in the field…

  • News Briefs 04. 10. 24

    News Briefs 04. 10. 24

    Resolution Introduced by House Republicans Aims to Remove Secretary of State Jenna Griswold Tuesday evening, a resolution introduced by Republicans in the Colorado House attempting to impeach Colorado Secretary of State Jenna Griswold was argued for over 5 overs in the state judiciary house. The resolution, HR 24-1006, argued that Secretary Griswold abused her position…

  • Myths and Legends About Solar Eclipses

    Myths and Legends About Solar Eclipses

    By Leon Spiess If you were in Colorado on Monday, April 8, you likely witnessed a solar eclipse. Well, part of it, anyway. We unfortunately weren’t in the path of totality, but that didn’t stop people from panicking. Many took to social media, echoing the idea that the eclipse was a harbinger of the end…

  • News Briefs 04. 09. 24

    News Briefs 04. 09. 24

    New Leader for Largest Colorado Teachers Association The Colorado Education Association has chosen a new leader, current vice president Kevin Vick, to lead the group representing 40,000 across the state.Vick is set to begin a three-year term as president of the union in July.  Under Colorado Educators Association’s current leadership, they’ve led initiatives in Colorado…

  • News Briefs 04. 08. 24

    News Briefs 04. 08. 24

    Regionwide Power Outages Due to Severe Windstorm ; Repairs Still In Progress. Over this last weekend, the company that supplies power to Boulder County, Xcel, shut off power for 55 thousand customers across Colorado, mainly in Boulder County, to cope with the severe windstorm from the last few days. The company reported it has hundreds…

  • News Briefs 04. 05. 24

    News Briefs 04. 05. 24

    Columbia University Suspends 6 Students Without Warning, All Members of SJP. The Students for Justice in Palestine chapter at Columbia University reported that 6 of their members were suddenly suspended by the university and given 24 hours to leave before being evicted.  This comes as a wider crackdown on Palestinian Solidarity organizations continues nationwide, including…

  • News Briefs 04. 04. 24

    News Briefs 04. 04. 24

    Loveland Council City Charter Violations After three hours of discussion, tearful comments from the public and threat of further litigation from a new character in the drama, the Loveland City Council voted on Friday to hire a special prosecutor in the case of four members accused of violating the city charter. Councilor Troy Krenning said…

  • CUPD Issues Statement on  Student charged with Sexual Assault

    CUPD Issues Statement on Student charged with Sexual Assault

    CUPD Issues Statement on Student charged with Sexual Assault

  • News Briefs 04. 03. 24

    News Briefs 04. 03. 24

    Lauren Boebert Gets Surgery In Loveland Congresswoman Lauren Boebert underwent emergency surgery yesterday following the sudden discovery of a blood clot in her leg Tuesday morning. Boebert had originally checked into a UC Health in Loveland, Colorado on Monday evening with extreme swelling in her leg. She was promptly diagnosed with May-Thurner syndrome, a form…

  • News Briefs 04. 02. 24

    News Briefs 04. 02. 24

    Motorcyclist Riding from CO Springs to Denver in 20 Minutes Takes Plea Deal The Fourth Judicial District Attorney’s Office announced that the man who rode from the Garden of the Gods to exit 470 has pleaded guilty to Speed Exhibition as part of a plea deal, going into effect after his court appearance scheduled for…

  • News Briefs 04. 01. 24

    News Briefs 04. 01. 24

    Budget Set for House Would Allow for Education Funding, Free School Lunches The Colorado House is expected to take a vote on its 40-billion dollar spending plan today, prioritizing k-12 education standards throughout the state. The bipartisan joint committee who worked on this forthcoming budget proposal had to make up for a 200 million dollar…

  • News Briefs 03. 22. 23

    News Briefs 03. 22. 23

    UN Security Council Again Fails to Pass Resolution Demanding Gaza Ceasefire. This morning, the Security Council failed to pass a United States sponsored resolution calling for a ceasefire in Gaza, with vetoes from Russia and China.  The resolution had been widely criticized by activists, journalists and rights groups for using the language of a ceasefire…

  • News Briefs 03. 21. 24

    News Briefs 03. 21. 24

    Trinidad Meth and Fetanyl Drug Bust, Over 2.25 Million in Goods On Tuesday, Police in Trinidad seized more than 100 pounds of drugs during a traffic stop on Interstate 25. Officers searched the vehicle and found an estimated street value of $2.25 million in suspected fentanyl and methamphetamine. Authorities say the substances were en route…

  • News Briefs 03. 20. 24

    News Briefs 03. 20. 24

    Formal Arrests Made For Three Suspects In Aurora Shooting Aurora Police arrested three male suspects Tuesday evening in connection to a shooting at a condo complex that took place Friday. That Friday evening, officers responded to an emergency at East Second Avenue, only to find the body of resident Theresa Burke, age 24, who was…

  • NEws Briefs 03. 19. 24

    NEws Briefs 03. 19. 24

    Mother Sues Adams 12 District for Son that Broke Both of his Legs A lawsuit has been filed against the Adams 12 Five Star School District by the mother of a 12-year-old boy with severe disabilities who broke both legs after losing control of his wheelchair on a ramp without supervision. Filed in U.S. District…

  • News Briefs 03. 18. 24

    News Briefs 03. 18. 24

    Eldora Closed for first time in twenty years after heavy snowfall Ski slopes at Eldora ski area were closed for two days after massive snow storms buried many areas under feet of snow. The ski resort was one of several Colorado ski areas to announce closures after heavy snowfall began on Thursday.  The storm deposited…