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Marlena is Julie Buntins debut novel. Photo credit Megan Hanner

Julie Buntin’s ‘Marlena’ beautifully tells heartbreaking story of teenage friendship and loss

Megan Hanner April 27, 2017

Books come out all the time. Some are better than others. But sometimes, a book comes and tells a story that stays with a reader for a time after turning that last page. Written by debut author Julie Buntin,...

The Wit & Wisdom of President Donald Trump: A Fair and Balanced Portrait is a satirical book with  chapter titles but no content. Photo credit: Megan Hanner

New satirical book about Donald Trump annoyingly fools readers, but that’s the point

Megan Hanner April 13, 2017

It looks like any old book. It has a weird cover, an author's preface and a table of contents. “The Wit and Wisdom of Donald Trump: A Fair and Balanced Political Portrait” by Tim Murphy, however,...

All Grown Up author Jami Attenberg 
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‘All Grown Up’ provides unique perspective on classic coming-of-age story

Megan Hanner March 23, 2017

Sex, drugs and gender roles. If anything can be taken away from “All Grown Up,” the new novel by Jami Attenberg, it is these three themes. Published on March 7, the author of “The Middlesteins”...

Cover of Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah. Photo credit: Megan Hanner

‘Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood’ offers a unique look into the life of ‘The Daily Show’ host

Megan Hanner March 9, 2017

“Apartheid was perfect racism.” This is the opening sentence of the second chapter in “Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood,” a biography written by Trevor Noah. Many know Noah...

Picador Modern Classics cover of Shusaku Endos Silence. Photo credit: Megan Hanner

Shusaku Endo’s novel ‘Silence’ is not for the weak-willed

Megan Hanner February 17, 2017

In December of last year, the film adaptation of “Silence” by the famed Japanese author Shusaku Endo hit the big screen. Directed by Martin Scorsese, the big-budget film brought the novel to...

Police Capt. Frank Johnson (left) and Police Chief Scott Harris (right) talk to CSU students about diversity at a “Dialogues Around Differences” seminar put on by the Diversity and Human Rights Committee from the school of social work at CSU. Photo credit: Megan Hanner

CSU Police host open seminar about diversity

Megan Hanner February 8, 2017

On Monday, Feb. 6 at noon students and faculty filled room 312 in the Lory Student Center for a chance to engage in dialogue with two Colorado State University police officers.   The “Dialogues...

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Kings of Leon presents different style with new album ‘WALLS’

October 18, 2016

Typically known for their southern rock sound, alternative rock band Kings of Leon released their seventh album “WALLS” on Oct. 14 following their 2013 album “Mechanical Bull.”...

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Lyric Movie Review: Experience the early Beatles with “Eight Days a Week-The Touring Years”

Megan Hanner October 6, 2016

Ron Howard’s recently released documentary, “Eight Days a Week-The Touring Years,” provides new look into their early fame and success of The Beatles. This two-hour long documentary includes rare...

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“Ash vs. Evil Dead” returns just in time for Halloween season with an action-packed premier

Megan Hanner October 4, 2016

With Halloween approaching, it’s officially the season for horror. “Ash vs Evil Dead” returned to Starz on Oct. 2 for the premier of the second season. The action packed premier promised...

Bawarchi Byrani Point located at1611 S. College Ave. Photo credit: Megan Hanner

Bawarchi Byrani Point provides pricey but tasty Indian food

September 29, 2016

Bawarchi Byrani Point is one of the newest places in town to get authentic northern and southern Indian cuisine. Located on 1611 S. College Ave., Bawarchi Byrani Point is a small and humble place to try...

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Five book to movie adaptations coming out this fall

September 20, 2016

Although the book is better half the time, some pretty great blockbusters have been made that are inspired by novels. Book lovers and movie fans alike can rejoice in the fact that this fall will bring...

Grouploves Big Mess features upbeat songs with relatable lyrics

Grouplove’s ‘Big Mess’ features upbeat songs with relatable lyrics

September 14, 2016

Indie-rock band Grouplove released their new album, "Big Mess," on Sept. 9. With dance beats and relatable lyrics about love, life and self-discovery, it is a blast to experience. “Welcome to Your...

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