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Awards

  • 2012 - National Council on Crime and Delinquency/Prevention for a Safer Society Award, published January 27, 2011

    "Pen Pals"

  • 2011 - Casey Medals for Meritorious Journalism, published September 9, 2010

    "Spreading Her Wings"

  • 2011 - Society of Professional Journalists/Colorado Chapter, published September 9, 2010

    "Spreading Her Wings"

  • 2011 - Golden Quill Award/International Society of Weekly Newspaper Editors, published September 23, 2010

    "Crying Shame"

  • 2011 - Sigma Delta Chi Awards/Society of Professional Journalists, published September 9, 2010

    "Spreading Her Wings"

  • 2010 - Education Reporting Awards/National Education Writers Association, published May 14, 2009

    "School Daze"

  • 2010 - National Society of Newspaper Columnists, published May 14, 2009

    "School Daze"

  • 2010 - National Society of Newspaper Columnists, published March 5, 2009

    "Double Trouble"

  • 2010 - National Society of Newspaper Columnists, published August 13, 2009

    "Boxed In"

  • 2009 - Clarion Awards/Association of Women in Communications, published January 3, 2008

    "Reminders"

  • 2009 - Clarion Awards/Association of Women in Communications, published August 21, 2008

    "True West"

  • 2009 - Clarion Awards/Association of Women in Communications, published December 11, 2008

    "Join the Club"

  • 2008 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published February 15, 2007

    "Ladies Plight"

  • 2008 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published May 3, 2007

    "Exhibitionists"

  • 2008 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published May 31, 2007

    "The Nigerian Scam Strikes Again"

  • 2006 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published May 12, 2005

    "A Piece of the Action"

  • 2006 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published August 18, 2005

    "Screwed for Life"

  • 2006 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published November 10, 2005

    "A Peace of the Action"

  • 2006 - Clarion Awards/Association of Women in Communications

    Calhoun's Columns

2005 Stories by Patricia Calhoun

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  • Hall of Shame

    published December 29, 2005

    Shame was the name of the game in 2005. Just when it seemed this state's bad behavior had gotten as low as it could go, the bottom dropped out --... More >>

  • The Butt of the Joke

    published December 15, 2005

    At least Home Depot didn't accuse Bob Dougherty of shoplifting. Michael Panorelli, a carpenter in Massachusetts, was buying lumber at a local... More >>

  • Going to Pot

    published November 24, 2005

    "Mind if I smoke?" asks Frank Rich, Denver's drunken ambassador. Who could mind? We're sitting in Club 404, a 53-year-old bar in the... More >>

  • A Peace of the Action

    published November 10, 2005

    Back when Ivan Suvanjieff was a society columnist for exactly 87 days, Cherry Hills matrons "would rub their fake boobs on my arm," he remembers.... More >>

  • Alarm Clock

    published November 3, 2005

    FRI, 11/4 "For white people," says Oak Chezar, "seeing their own privilege is like fish seeing that they're in water." Chezar and... More >>

  • Ghoul Crazy

    published October 27, 2005

    SAT 10/29 Tom Noel is no stranger to Fairmount Cemetery, the final resting place of some of Denver's most noteworthy names. Back when... More >>

  • Dirty Pictures

    published October 27, 2005

    The lights dimmed, and there on the screen at the front of the room was a sight as obscene as anything that's ever hit Judge John Kane's court:... More >>

  • Skideo Video

    published October 20, 2005

    FRI, 10/21 It's like a dropkick to your chakra, the feeling of your skateboard snapping off the concrete, locking into a long grind... More >>

  • Midnight Mayhem

    published October 13, 2005

    SAT, 10/15 Sid Pink, the self-proclaimed "Host with the Most Boast," is Colorado's premier mocker of ceremonies. But besides emceeing... More >>

  • Truth Decay

    published October 13, 2005

    Plutonium has a half-life of 24,000 years. By that count, the sixteen years these plaintiffs had waited for their day in court was just a... More >>

  • Talking Shop

    published October 6, 2005

    Mistress Raven's been around the block, but this time she's hoping to stay put. The driving force behind Rave's Oh My Goth! has moved her... More >>

  • Blow Hards

    published October 6, 2005

    Pancho Villa if you don't like this country You're gonna stop here We don't need your beans We don't need... More >>

  • Bark If You Love Jesus

    published September 29, 2005

    SUN, 10/2 At 4 p.m. today, after workers remove the pew cushions and burn some incense, the annual St. Francis Day Blessing of the... More >>

  • We're Not Worthy

    published September 29, 2005

    The savings of the poor are made little by little; they come out of that broken, fragmentary condition of humanity to helpfulness and... More >>

  • Curb Your Enthusiasm

    published September 22, 2005

    THURS, 9/22 Musicians may have been temporarily silenced in New Orleans, but local acts are making lots of noise on their behalf. Help... More >>

  • Time Capsule

    published September 15, 2005

    FRI, 9/16 "Pod is dead. Long live Pod." That's Lauri Lynnxe Murphy's weary-yet-relieved refrain as she closes the book on Pod,... More >>

  • The Wilding Blue Yonder

    published September 15, 2005

    Like its commander in chief, the Air Force Academy has weathered some rough times lately. Last Thursday it hosted the world premiere of... More >>

  • Let Us Prey

    published September 8, 2005

    SAT, 9/10 "Having been the first American Buddhist monk to be ordained in a Buddhist country," confesses Alan Clements, "I think I've... More >>

  • Bayer Assets

    published September 1, 2005

    TUES, 9/6 The notion of the total artist -- one who juggles many media and genres with ease -- defines the career of Bauhaus master... More >>

  • Screwed for Life

    published August 18, 2005

    No question, Kumbe Ginnane lied. At least twice. He lied when University of Colorado cops, and then the Boulder District Attorney's... More >>

  • Comic Relief

    published August 11, 2005

    I was feeling safer already. The demonstrators who'd gathered on the plaza outside of the Central Library at high noon on Monday were waving... More >>

  • Belly of the Beast

    published July 28, 2005

    One day last week, a construction crew building a behemoth in the 400 block of South Franklin Street fired up shortly after 6 a.m. According to... More >>

  • Come Together

    published July 14, 2005

    SAT, 7/16 Responding to the death of John Lennon, punk sage Tesco Vee of the Meatmen sang his unabashed ode to the Beatles, "One Down,... More >>

  • Racial Profiling

    published July 7, 2005

    WED, 7/13 "I was at a comedy club in the Midwest once where three black comics got put on back-to-back just as a fluke," remembers... More >>

  • Crash Course

    published July 7, 2005

    At nineteen, Sonja DeVries had her life mapped out. She was going to go to college, become a psychologist, work with children, have children. The... More >>

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