Mary DeForest loves Jane Austen. The 68-year-old academic has read each of the author's novels over 100 times. "I went to her tomb at Winchester Cathedral and burst into tears," she says. "I couldn't believe she was dead." DeForest has spent much of her academic career defending Austen's legacy. " ... More >>
Watching period dramas like Mad Men, it's easy to think that the elaborately costumed women of yesteryear just had an innately sophisticated sense of style. But that's not the case -- the Joan Holloways and Betty Drapers of the era were well-instructed in the art of dress by a group of women who stu ... More >>
As Barack Obama was visiting CSU, where he was greeted by 13,000 supporters and an attack sign with a typo, the folks behind Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act, released a letter with an academic flavor. It features the signatures of 100-plus professors who back the measure, inclu ... More >>
Are Denver cops trigger-happy for minorities? A video game might hold the answer.
A More Messages blog from January 30 includes an e-mail Q&A with Ward Churchill, who responded to a query about the dropping of charges against one of his supporters over an episode involving Boulder Daily Camera reporter Heath Urie. However, the final section of the communique was temporarily omitt ... More >>
Painting and photography intersect at Havu and Walker Fine Art.
Celebrated and shunned, CSU's Bill Gray is taking heat in the global-warming debate.
Karen Finley doesn't beat around the Bush.
The Cockettes brings back nostalgia for a gay old time.
And the gold medal for pinochle goes to...
The further these students get from the classroom, the more they learn.
Use your brain: Make it rain. This is Neil Slade's big moment. Fifteen million people will be listening.
A candidate for state attorney general gets off to a messy start.
What do you get when greenhouse gases inspire greenhouse guesses? A heated argument--but not much scientific agreement.
Over fifty years after these boys first set sail, their ship has finally come in.
COMPOSER PHILIP GLASS SEARCHES FOR A DIFFERENT KIND OF BEAUTY IN BEAUTY AND THE BEAST.