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Holy Kaboom! We are in the Entertaining Epicenter of the West (EEW). Where else can there be such a phantasmagoria of action? Why we may soon explode, so move up close for a good view. Whoa! The city itself seems to be running away. Hark to the... more

South Denver Opinion

We often hear people proudly say, with vigor and swagger, that America is the greatest country—politicians especially, self-identified patriots proclaim it as well. Hell, I have even said it, but according to the eight different world rankings... more

Capitol Opinion

I love to work with my hands. I love to create beauty with only a pen, or clay or paint or words. And yet, the world doesn’t need another artist. I don’t tell people I want to pursue art because I get told the same thing: I won’t... more

Cap Hill Education News

It does not often happen that I am lost for words, but in this moment, I find myself struggling to begin. Being a fan of open-ended journeys and writers who attempt to capture the experience of them, I guess I’ll “begin at the beginning"... more

South Denver Opinion

Senator Michael Bennett and Congressman Jared Polis recently introduced a bill that would preserve 96,445 acres of wildlife in Colorado. Our public lands are being threatened by the current administration and this bill will help secure those lands... more

South Denver Opinion

The Profile’s Sunshine Week and Summer Camp Theme! Here’s an expose of my summer camp experience at a camp where the sun did not shine. First night drizzly, we sat ‘round the campfire they must have started rubbing two cans of gasoline together. more

South Denver Opinion

As a 5th grade student at Denver Language School I am in the Spanish immersion program and I love it because not only are the teachers great, but they’re from all over the world. I’ve had teachers from Puerto Rico, Colombia, Spain and Mexico. more

South Denver Education News

The Carla Madison Recreation Center at the corner of Colfax and Josephine opened in January to great fanfare. A few weeks later than originally planned, but considering the scope of work involved with this project, completely understandable. more

Capitol Opinion

Said my editor: “Write about something that rankles you.” Said my Parents long ago: “If something rankles you, try to do something about it or find a way to deal with it. Don’t just rankle on and on!” We could rankle at a half-block-long... more

South Denver Opinion

I have been keeping an informal survey; one out of 10 new people that I have met in the last month are Colorado natives, six out of 10 have lived in the Mile High City for less than two years. According to the Census Bureau, Denver ranks 11th on... more

Capitol Opinion

Hard to believe a year has passed since I attended and wrote about the inaugural Women’s March on Colorado. What a year it’s been in terms of women’s issues! So how was this year’s march different? The whole event was more geographically contained a more

South Denver Opinion

Each January, people make hopeful New Year’s resolutions—even follow through on them. Maybe we learned this from our folks: “write thank yous," “clean your room.” Maybe there’s just a nagging thought that we could/should do better? There’s plenty to more

South Denver Opinion

What's your take on drug addiction? Are addicts a problem to be forgotten—just a bunch of losers who need to "get it together"—or are they people who've gotten hooked while trying, for a very short span of time, to forget about the darker aspects... more

Capitol Opinion

Outrage, insensitivity, disappointment, angst, frustration and totally inappropriate are descriptors that I’ve been hearing in regard to the dumb-ass sign at ink! Coffee in the RiNo neighborhood. In case you have been visiting Mars for the last... more

Capitol Opinion

As winter sets in, Denver's homeless population struggle to endure amid continuous sweeps by Denver police. more

Hot heads! Global warming! Related? Is all this hot-headedness we’ve seen sizzling and venting, overheating and even exploding in garrulousness and worse—gunfire—a part of the super storms, fires, floods and earthquakes? Anger & Armageddon! more

South Denver Opinion

As a Mexicana in Denver, I am constantly reminded that I do not have the same privilege as my white counterparts. Often, I am restricted from showing my Mexican pride because of the danger that comes along with it as a resident of this city... more

Capitol Lifestyle

According to Charity Navigator, December is the month in which human beings are the most generous. In 2016, 31 percent of annual giving occurred in the month of December and 12 percent of annual giving occurred during the last three days of the year. more

Capitol Opinion

Let’s face it, you’ve always wondered if you should look for a companion, or a pet to keep you company at night. There’s always the question of whether it would be less stress to have a pooch or a partner. Sure, a partner can talk and give you... more

South Denver Opinion

As a teen, it can be easy to get whisked into a conversation you may later realize you didn’t agree with. Peer pressure and a still forming sense of self can make it difficult to advocate for what you know is right. This, however, combined with... more

Cap Hill Education News