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What is Pinterest doing for us

February 1, 2013

As a 20-something, you are right to assume that my interests include Spider-Man memes, YouTube videos involving human-animal interaction, and making mini-terrariums. I discover these things through...

Don’t judge Twitter’s video sharing app ‘Vine’ for its users’ porn addiction

January 28, 2013

The new video sharing app 'Vine' has got the Internet all in a 'Twitter.' Introduced this past Thursday, Twitter has added their newest exception to the 140-character rule by allowing users to...

J.J. Abrams new Disney ‘Star Wars’ director for ‘Next Generation’

January 25, 2013

I was witness to the Disney Renaissance-- the years between the late 1980s and 2000 when Disney returned to making animated films based on well-known stories and saw major success. In the first...

Life Lessons of ‘Dear Abby’ Outlive Pauline Phillips’ Death

January 24, 2013

Her column has been around for more than 50 years, yet it remains known for its "youthful perspective." Pauline Phillips, pen name Abigail Van Buren, started the most "widely syndicated column in the...

Olympic bronze medal for former Colorado State athlete Janay DeLoach

Olympic bronze medal for former Colorado State athlete Janay DeLoach

August 8, 2012

Janay DeLoach is now the first former CSU female athlete to win a medal in Olympic track and field, according to a press release. Today, DeLoach posted a leap of 22-feet, 6-inches, which granted her...

“Horny” Olympic tweet a “mistake” by Denver Post reporter

August 1, 2012

Mashable has given The Denver Post's sportswriter John Henderson "the gold medal for tweeting out something pervy during the summer Olympics." Henderson told the Denver Westword that the post was...

Bird hits plane in Colorado, or does plane hit bird?

Bird hits plane in Colorado, or does plane hit bird?

August 1, 2012

As natives of the sky, it's difficult to find birds at fault when they smash into humans-things during flight. On Tuesday morning, a giant gash was left on the nose of a United Airlines Boeing 737...

Colorado State students tell story of the Aurora Batman theater shooting

Colorado State students tell story of the Aurora “Batman” theater shooting

July 27, 2012

Upon meeting 17-year-old Zack Golditch, a 6-foot-5 and 260-pound Colorado State University football recruit, you could guess his favorite superhero. “I’m more of a Hulk kind of guy,” he explains...

Zacks neck wound, from a bullet that flew came through the wall of Theater 9 into Theater 8

UPDATE: CSU freshman with recruit Zack Golditch at ‘Batman’ premiere shooting

July 21, 2012

Twenty-five minutes into the premiere of “The Dark Knight Rises,” current Gateway High School student and 2013 CSU football recruit Zack Golditch was hit in the neck by a stray bullet that came...

Tony Frank says your health care is privatizing my education

July 18, 2012

In an interview with the Glenwood Springs Post Independent, CSU President Tony Frank said health care costs will "eat up the rest of the budget pie," leaving me and my Colorado state public education...

“Birdman” Chris Anderson cut from Denver Nuggets

July 18, 2012

FOX 31 Denver has reported that Chris "Birdman" Anderson has been cut from the Nuggets Tuesday night. The Nuggets are using the amnesty clause, which means the team will waive Andersen and still pay...

Suspect Justin Smaxwill arrested on numerous felony charges

Suspect Justin Smaxwill arrested on numerous felony charges

July 18, 2012

Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputies have arrested Justin Ray Smaxwill on numerous felony and misdemeanor charges, according to a press release. Smaxwill was arrested early this morning for 2nd...

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