This week's cover story, "Slamming for Syria," details how eighteen-year-old Syrian-American slam poet Amal Kassir is using her celebrated skills to raise awareness about the crisis in Syria. Amal, a member of the Minor Disturbance slam team that last year took top honors at the Brave New Voices Int ... More >>
The Twitter hash tag #freecrunkbear isn't trending yet, not nationally and not even locally, but keep an eye out. Something tells us it will be at some point, if not today, definitely by the end of the weekend after Winter on the Rocks, it might be. Why, you ask? Well, mostly because the plight of C ... More >>
UFC fighter Brendan Schaub, photo via UFC.comPunch out! On Saturday, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) brings its Octagon Nation Tour to the tailgating party before the Denver Outlaws game at Invesco Field, where mixed martial arts fans can test their mettle at the punch strength stati ... More >>
Video below.Student-recorded fight videos are becoming a new favorite on local TV news. Less than two weeks after Fox31 offered a report about Maria Plazola, who allegedly rooted on her daughter in a brawl instead of stopping the fisticuffs (something that got the Denver Police Department's a ... More >>
The editors.Last week, two editors of The Scout, the Overland High School student newspaper, appeared with representatives of the ACLU of Colorado to protest actions of the school's principal, who was said to have ordered the pub to shut down for the year and removed its faculty adviser over ... More >>
"I wish I'd gotten a piece of that action...." Plenty of metro-area schools have shut down for the summer -- but there was plenty of action at Overland High School this afternoon. According to the Aurora Police Department, more than fifty high-school age folks took part in at least three separate f ... More >>
Dave Logan has a lot of irons in the fire. And yesterday, two of them -- his position as football coach at Mullen High School and his gig as co-host of the KOA afternoon-drive show The Ride Home -- combined to burn him. In recent days, controversy has erupted over a basketball game between Mullen a ... More >>
Juan Martinez. At 24, Juan Martinez still has the same dream that he had two years ago, when I wrote about him in "A League of Their Own," an April 2006 feature about Denver's Liga Latina de Beisbol, a predominately Mexican Front Range baseball league. It's the same dream he’s had his entire lif ... More >>
What's So Funny steps into the ring with some masked men who mean business.
From the week of March 16, 2006
It's as easy as falling off a blog.
A new test for the "somewhat athletic"
You'll flip for the National Danish Performance Team
The race is not always to the swift, but Pastor Tom ensures a godly effort.