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From Problem Child to Model College Student: One First-Gen's Success Story

Carol J. Carter | Posted 08.14.2015 | College
Carol J. Carter

George is an example of someone who re-cast his life's vision, amounted to his purpose and developed the habits and skills to make his dreams reality.

Colorado Shooter's Urge to Kill Could Set Him Free

Amy Dardashtian | Posted 07.07.2015 | Crime
Amy Dardashtian

A jury will soon decide whether James Holmes is guilty or not guilty by reason of insanity. Last week, one of his victims, Ashley Moser, took the stand in her wheelchair.

All Citizens Need a Fair Shot -- No Matter Their Zip Code

Julián Castro | Posted 06.30.2015 | Politics
Julián Castro

If we are to make equal opportunity real for every American, we must ensure that all citizens -- no matter their income or zip code -- have a fair shot to pursue their dreams.

Join the Funk Revival With Analog Son

Morena Duwe | Posted 06.30.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

As the world's shift to the digital era becomes more apparent, those who fight for the tangible authenticity of the analog era stand out in a world of computers and technology.

That One Time I Did Edibles in Public

Brie Berman | Posted 06.03.2015 | Comedy
Brie Berman

To be fair, I'd actually done it a few times in weeks prior and found it to be gentle and relaxing. But apparently, that was just the placebo effect because two hours into dinner, it kicked in. My temperature started rising and everyone in the room was suddenly out for my blood. I felt like a Stark at the Red Wedding.

This Restaurant's Sign Is On Point

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 05.01.2015 | Weird News

A Denver location of Cheba Hut, a chain of marijuana-themed sandwich shops, threw down the gauntlet recently with a sign poking fun at a neighboring h...

#McConnelling Comes to the Mile High City

Peg Perl | Posted 06.23.2015 | Denver
Peg Perl

#McConnelling shows the fiction the Supreme Court chooses to believe: that political groups spending money to support candidates are acting independently and do not have any corrupting influence on politicians they help elect.

The 10 'Hottest' Trips To Take In Summer 2015

Hopper.com | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

The parks are blooming, the sun is out and everybody's smiling: Summer is coming (okay, sort of). For many an American, that means vacation is just around the corner, and it's high time to go searching for flights across the country.

Remembering Architect Michael Graves

Peter Matthews | Posted 06.09.2015 | Arts
Peter Matthews

How best to remember the late, Postmodern architect Michael Graves? Probably, for the novel way he showed us how to see the world. Graves shared that way of seeing in both his humanistic reasoning and his legendary drawings.

Denver Coffee Shop Hires Homeless Youth, Gives Them Second Chance 'No One Else Would'

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 03.31.2015 | Impact

Most bosses avoid meddling in their employees' personal lives, but Madison Chandler and Mark Smesrud are different. They co-founded Purple Door Cof...

5 American Cities You Should Visit In 2015

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.02.2015 | Travel

In 2014, Minneapolis, Kansas City and Richmond were the coolest place to be. But with a new year brings a new set of cities to add to your bucket list...

Colorado Communities Are Making It a Crime to Be Homeless

Nathan Woodliff-Stanley | Posted 01.27.2015 | Denver
Nathan Woodliff-Stanley

Communities in Colorado and around the nation have passed a wave of new laws and ramped up enforcement of old ones targeting people who are homeless, from bans on sleeping in cars or taking shelter in bus stations to laws that prohibit sitting or lying down in public areas to restrictions on when and where someone can peacefully ask for charity.

Worst Advice Money Can Buy

Ken Toltz | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics
Ken Toltz

It's shocking and sad that these smart, accomplished people work so hard to raise the money running for office requires, then lose their bearings and the courage to stand up for their beliefs or proudly tout their record and principles.

It's October, and Newspaper Leaves Are Changing From Blue to Red

Bob Seay | Posted 12.22.2014 | Denver
Bob Seay

The Denver Post, in their opinion columns and in the inevitable spin of their news reporting, has supported reproductive choice, a living wage, and ma...

10 Amazing Airport Restaurants You Must Try

Orbitz.com | Posted 12.20.2014 | Travel
Orbitz.com

Meal service on flights? All but vanished. Fortunately, travelers relying on airport meals to avoid inflight hunger fits have an ever more appealing assortment of restaurant choices.

Samantha Lachman

Marijuana Legalization Not Lighting Up Colorado's Hottest Races

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics

DENVER -- "It's tough to get the stoners to the polls," budtender Maxwell Cranford said from behind the counter at The Clinic, a medical and recreatio...

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The Huffington Post | Amory Blaine | Posted 10.02.2014 | Training

The homeless population in Denver now has an abundance of life-changing resources available for them to access. And each one is under one (very large)...

'Don't Know Much about History': Is Denver the Start of a New Student Movement?

Yohuru Williams | Posted 11.25.2014 | Education
Yohuru Williams

The protest to preserve the history curriculum is important for many reasons. If the so-called education reformers are not careful, they may bring on that catastrophe by toppling the only remaining institution dedicated to reinforcing civic values -- public education.

'Only Development Of Its Kind' Gets It Right Offering Housing, Medical, Mental Care To Homeless

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 09.12.2014 | Impact

The homeless population in Denver now has an abundance of life-changing resources available for them to access. And each one is under one (very large)...

Harnessing Innovation and Cooperation to Create Good Jobs and Growth

Bill Clinton | Posted 08.27.2014 | Politics
Bill Clinton

Whether finding new ways to open unserved markets or putting people to work modernizing our nation's infrastructure, there are many ways to create good jobs by solving some of the biggest problems facing our communities. The key is seeing the opportunities beyond the obstacles.

From Commander in Chief to Chief Commitment Officers

Natalie Pace | Posted 08.27.2014 | Impact
Natalie Pace

Together, the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton powerhouse trio have become Chief Commitment Officers -- dedicated to challenging their members to create a better tomorrow. The main difference of the Clinton model is that members cannot just talk about solutions. They have to create meaningful change.

Bike To Work Day

Natalie Pace | Posted 08.25.2014 | Green
Natalie Pace

Today, tens of thousands of Coloradans are garaging their car and hitting Colorado's bike trails to commute into work for Colorado's annual Bike to Work Day. One of the biggest upsides to biking, and other clean energy and conservation policies, is how empowering it is to the average person.

Shocker: Colorado Made A Ton Of Money Off 4/20

AP | By KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 08.10.2014 | Business

DENVER (AP) — Colorado's marijuana market boomed in April as tens of thousands celebrated the once-underground 4/20 pot holiday. Tax ...

Budding Support For Marijuana Use By Athletes And Fans Ahead Of Super Bowl, Poll Shows

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

The high-flying Denver Broncos offense has set a litany of records this season, lighting up opposing defenses to the tune of 606 points in the regular...

Elvis, DRAG Queens, and Fatherhood Add Up to Love

Eden Lane | Posted 03.23.2014 | Denver
Eden Lane

An Elvis impersonator, two DRAG Queens, and a pregnant woman walk into a bar... What sounds like a set up for a typical joke is actually part of the character breakdown for a world premier production by the Denver Center Theatre Company.