One of Project VOYCE's recent classes. Courtesy of PV.
Most high school valedictorians head to their next academic destination full of confidence that they can handle anything that comes their way. Candi CdeBaca’s experience was considerably more humbling.
After CdeBaca finished at the top of her class at Manual High School in 2004, she moved to...
November 9 2015, 9:30 AM
Sixteen years after her leg was amputated, Lacey Henderson is training for the 2016 Paralympics; Photo courtesy of Ottbock
Drops of sweat stick to Lacey Henderson’s arms. The red Tartan track she’s standing on appears to be ablaze in the sweltering heat. She ignores the 110-degree temperature; the only number she’s concerned with is four—her goal for the long jump, which is half a meter farther than her longest...
The University of Denver campus is the centerpiece of this bustling neighborhood.
There’s something nostalgic about a stroll through Denver’s bustling University neighborhood. As the sidewalks fill with University of Denver students getting settled in for the new school year, there’s an air of excitement and anticipation—that unmistakable “first day of school” feeling—even if...
August 13 2015, 2:45 PM
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It takes an enormous amount of effort to keep you and your family healthy. Morning vitamins, nutritious meals, daily exercise, annual checkups, necessary prescriptions—it all adds up in a way that can make thinking about anything else health care-related just a little too taxing.
But here’s the...
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One day when I was in college, my philosophy professor was telling our class about the similarities between chocolate and marijuana. He described how 16th century European colonizers first encountered chocolate in what is now Central America. Back then the indigenous people used cacao ...
May 22 2015, 11:15 AM
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1. Sip It: Tour Celestial Seasonings Tea Factory
Why you should go: Our consumption of tea increases as the temperature decreases. Embrace the leaf (no, not that kind of leaf) during a tour of Celestial Seasonings, one of our favorite tourist traps.
Details: Monday to Sunday, Boulder...
January 7 2015, 1:10 PM
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It’s been a rough year for Denver sports fans. We took a 35-point trouncing in the “Game That Shall Not Be Named” back in February. We didn’t make it past Round 1 in the hunt for the Stanley Cup. And we didn’t even show up to the NBA playoffs. But the Mile High City clinched one little-known...
Anyone who’s been following politics for the past several years knows how dramatically the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizen’s United ruling has affected the American political process. (Individual political beliefs dictate whether one thinks the case’s resolution—which allowed corporations...
November 15 2013, 11:24 AM