Lila Thulin recently graduated from Stanford University, where she earned a Human Biology degree with a minor in Creative Writing (she also learned to bike no-handed). She’s an aficionado of libraries, bagels and art in all forms; she covers the latter as a Westword intern.
1 year ago | Art
Giant soldiers made out of chair pieces comprise Victory, an installation piece designed to conquer adversity.
1 year ago | Feminism
Women who've suffered from postpartum depression, have helped create Alma, a novel peer-mentorship program at Kaiser Permanente designed to help women suffering from perinatal depression.
1 year ago | Aurora Theater Shooting
A 2015 survey found that 86 percent of emergency medical services personnel reported critical stress; a job that entails frequent exposure to others’ once-in-a-lifetime tragedies takes a toll. But now programs like Building Warriors are teaching t...
1 year ago | Longform
Instead of ending his career, Matt Vogl’s raw honesty about his bipolar diagnosis and thoughts of suicide opened a new chapter. Four years later, he heads the National Mental Health Innovation Center, an Anschutz Foundation-backed, $10 million sta...
1 year ago | Activism
ARC Thrift Stores were selling secondhand clothes and housewares to Coloradans decades before Macklemore made thrift shopping the subject of a chart-climbing rap tune. Since ARC opened its first store in 1968, the nonprofit has used proceeds from ...
1 year ago | Literature
The writing haunts recommended by some of Colorado's best wordsmiths.