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News to Cure the Blues Episode 8

News to Cure the Blues Episode 8

With the reality of COVID-19 and quarantine keeping Americans stuck indoors, it can be tough to face the day. However, good news still exists, even in times like these. I’m 90.5 KCSU News Director Max Hunter and This is…


Colorado State University Announces New Music Business Program

Colorado State University has announced a new Music Business program in the College of Business. This certificate program will begin in the fall, and is in partnership with legendary artist promoter Chuck Morris. Morris has worked with all kinds of musicians, including the Eagles, Willie Nelson, Muddy Waters, Billy Joel, Bob Dylan, and U2. Morris also created AEG presents Rocky Mountains, which puts on more than 1,100 shows per year.

The program will be open to students of any major. The curriculum will take advantage of Morris’s many connections, as well as the resources of the Bohemian Foundation and the Fort Collins Music District. 

Scientists Have Mapped the Entire Surface of the Moon

The moon, once one of the greatest mysteries in the universe, has now been completely mapped by scientists. Researchers at NASA, along with the United States Geological Survey and Lunar Planetary Institute completed the map, which is available online. 

The map combines data from six different Apollo-era maps and more recent satellite images. The map is topographical and quite detailed, at a 1:5,000,000 scale.

Fort Collins Salons Team Up to Honor Gift Cards of Closed Salon

Popular Fort Collins salon Europa has closed for good, and many former clients were left with valuable, unredeemed gift cards. The salon was known for selling gift cards, as well as giving out 20% discounts on their anniversary, according to the Coloradoan. 

In order to honor the cards and make sure clients get what they paid for, two other local salons are teaming up to take care of Europa’s former customers. Studio Be and Facette Medical Spa & Hair Experience will both be taking Europa gift cards at face value. In order to redeem the card, both salons are asking that any appointment is made before October 1st. 

This has been News to Cure the Blues. All music in this episode was made by me, and I’m 90.5 KCSU News Director Max Hunter.  Let’s all try to stay healthy, well rested, and positive. 

The News to Cure the Blues logo was created by Pam Sera.


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Moores, Griffin. “From Small-Time to Stadium Acts: New Music Business Program With Legendary Concert Promoter to Give Students Industry Insights.” College of Business, Colorado State University, 21 Apr. 2020,

“Unified Geologic Map of the Moon, 1:5M, 2020: USGS Astrogeology Science Center.” Unified Geologic Map of the Moon, 1:5M, 2020 | USGS Astrogeology Science Center, United States Geological Survey, Releases First-Ever Comprehensive Geologic Map of the Moon,

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