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Thursday, November 12,2015

Censored: Ten big stories the news media ignored

Even in the social-media era, when a small news outlet can create a viral story, some of the biggest news of the past year never got to most of the public

By Tim Redmond
In 1976, when Carl Jensen, a professor at California’s Sonoma State University, started looking into news-media self-censorship, nobody had ever dreamed of the Internet. Most computers were still big mainframes with whirling tape reels; Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak had just figured out how to make a personal computer, but sales were in the low hundreds.
Thursday, November 5,2015


By Rob Brezsny
Thursday, November 5,2015

Old spirit

Applejack is perfect for November and tells an intriguing tale to boot

By Matt Cortina
Now is the time for applejack. It is the perfect liquor to ease you from fall into winter. With a strong punch, a hint of apple and a compelling story to boot, it’s worth the $20 investment to a buy a bottle, stoke a fire and think about George Washington.
Thursday, November 5,2015

Tidbites | Week of Nov. 5, 2015

Food happenings around Boulder County

Thursday, November 5,2015

American Life in Poetry: Column 546

By Robert King
They say that when undergoing cancer treatment, the patient’s attitude is all-important. Here Robert King, a poet now living in Colorado, looks with wit and bemusement at his chemotherapy. His most recent book is Some of These Days, (Conundrum Press, 2013).
Thursday, November 5,2015


As headlines from all over the world cover the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, otherwise known as ISIS, CU is taking a deeper look with their panel: ISIS from Multiple Perspectives.
Thursday, November 5,2015


Marc Sotkin has been a writer for nearly 40 years. His work has appeared on more than 350 sitcom episodes, including Lavern & Shirley and the Golden Girls.
Thursday, November 5,2015

Give Thanks

Anyone can think of one thing to be thankful for. And, thankfully, most of us have a long list of things. Yet, our culture seems to struggle with gratitude.
Thursday, November 5,2015

Spotlight on Colorado

Return of the Denver Film Festival

By Michael J. Casey
"Come sit and be swept away,” the Denver Film Festival boasts. And for the 38th time, it aims to do just that. Running Nov. 4-15, DFF beckons moviegoers young and old, new and seasoned, liberal and conservative, with roughly 250 features and shorts covering just about everything under the sun.
Thursday, November 5,2015

CU Boulder workers demand $15 an hour and some respect

By Dave Anderson
Imagine yourself a University of Colorado Boulder custodian cleaning a building. You are somewhat invisible in the swirl of campus life. You survive on a poverty wage and commute to work from a long distance early in the morning since you can’t afford to live in Boulder.