—Illustration by Ryan Snook
On a scorching June day almost three years ago, I gave birth to my first daughter, Gwynn. Because she was born with jaundice, Gwynn and I spent the next five days inside Rose Medical Center. My waking hours consisted of rocking Gwynn, who was swaddled in a soft receiving blanket, and moving her...
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To take on an ecological issue you’ve likely never heard of—the fact that the organic latex foam in high-end mattresses is too flammable to recycle—Chris Conway has created a secondary market for organic latex. The former real estate developer recycles mattresses into Green Pup Dog Beds, memory...
—Images courtesy of Oskar Blues Brewery; istock; Sarah Boyum; istock (4); shutterstock; istock (3)
That is the number of Coloradans ages 18 to 25 registered to vote, as of February—the lowest number of any age group. Inspire Colorado, which launched in Denver this past July, recruits about 50 high schoolers a year to organize voter-registration drives at their schools. In...
The 2015 Heroes of the Dorm event in Los Angeles
—Photo by Blizzard Entertainment
ESPN’s highlight reel is about to get nerdy. This month, the sports network is broadcasting Heroes of the Dorm, the second annual video game college championship, on its ESPN2 network. You read that right: video game college championship. (And yes, teams from the University of Colorado Boulder are...
—Photo by Max Eremine
Name: Ross Marquand
Cool Hand Ross: Marquand portrayed actor Paul Newman in a 2013 episode of Mad Men
By the time you read this, there’s a chance Ross Marquand will have experienced a violent, gory death. Well, not Marquand but Aaron, the character...
—Photo courtesy of Colorado Rockies
Inside the colorado rockies’ dugout, bench coach Tom Runnells hangs a lineup card on the cement wall before each game. The batting order, the bullpen, the bench players—everyone who is available to play is listed. (The card below is part of a real one from the Rockies’ 10-2 win over the San Diego...
—Photo by Scarlet Page
It’s been four years since the Lumineers released their self-titled debut album, anchored by the double-platinum feel-good anthem “Ho Hey.” Colorado has added nearly half a million people since then. Weed’s now legal. Hell, reality TV stars have become presidential candidates during that span of...