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The Innovators: Dr. Chris Snow

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The Innovators: Dr. Chris Snow

When you work on a puzzle, you put hundreds or thousands of pieces together, right? Those pieces by themselves don’t necessarily do much. But, when the puzzle is completed, the pieces function together as a big, pretty picture. And there’s a parallel to this found in nature: proteins. Proteins are responsible for an incredible amount of stuff in our world. A decent percentage of our bodies is protein from our cell membranes to our hair and nails, signaling proteins help our cells to talk to each other, protein is a huge component in our...

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Reel Big Fish brings the unusual to Fort Collins (Collegian Feature)

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Reel Big Fish brings the unusual to Fort Collins (Collegian Feature)

Aritcle by Zoe Jennings. For more about this Collegian article, click here. A polar bear mascot, Disney songs and a raging mosh pit – an unusual combination for most concerts, but nothing out of the ordinary for a typical ska show. The Aggie hosted Reel Big Fish featuring The Maxies and Suburban Legends. The three ska bands played a sold-out show. Ska encompasses a variety of sounds but usually ska music includes a danceable, two-tone beat and horns. Concert goers often dance in mosh pits to the driving beat. The show started out with The...

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Fifty Eight Minutes and Two Seconds with Kanye West

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Fifty Eight Minutes and Two Seconds with Kanye West

Artist: Kanye West Album: The Life Of Pablo Genre: Rap, Hip-Hop Recommended if you like: Jay-Z, Travi$ Scott, Kendrick Lamar, J.Cole   He is supposedly $53 Million dollars in debt, Tidal is an unmitigated financial disaster. And yet, The Life Of Pablo shines through the rubble of his collapsing empire with a ballad of the struggle between the multiple characters, passions, and feelings of Kanye West. Maintaining the determination to add a personal contribution to the evolving culture of rap/hip-hop, West has once again debuted an album...

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The Innovators: Dr. Matt Kipper

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The Innovators: Dr. Matt Kipper

Let’s break down your morning commute. You get in your car or you ride your bike. You know that your car or your bike is yours because of its license plate, its color, where you parked it. You have a key and it allows you to access your vehicle. You drive and you know where and when to stop, you know where and when to go because you can read stop signs and you can interpret traffic lights. You arrive to your destination, but you need your cup of coffee, first, right? So you order a latte off a menu and you inform someone, maybe in a green...

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We're Not Kanye. That's the Title. (Squid Thoughts on PUP)

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We're Not Kanye. That's the Title. (Squid Thoughts on PUP)

The ferocious Canadian Punk-Rock band, PUP, has a couple of exciting announcements for their fans for 2016. A new album, a couple of tours, and a bunch of misfits having a good time. After releasing a new single, “DVP”, PUP announced a new album and the name along with it. A few months ago, a doctor looked at Stefan's throat and said: "The Dream Is Over" – so that's what we're calling our new record. Posted by PUP on 12hb Februari 2016 One fan commented on the post, “This better fucking be...

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Night Beds: IVYWILD

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Night Beds: IVYWILD

Artist: Night Beds Album: Ivywild Genre: Alternative R&B Recommended if you like: The Weeknd, Youth Lagoon   With sound similarities relating to Bon Iver and Fleet Foxes, Colorado Springs natives Winston Yellen and Abe Yellen of the newer band Night Beds take the album Ivywild to an all new fusion of PBR&B and Americana music. Inspired by artists such as James Blake, Flying Lotus and the Weeknd, the Yellen’s were able to create this album relying heavily on vocals and an array of different instrumentals. In 2012, the band...

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The Innovators: Dr. Chuck Henry

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The Innovators: Dr. Chuck Henry

Think about all the things you put on your to-do lists. You need to set aside time for a significant other, family, maybe your pet. You need to go grocery shopping, pay some bills, and maybe you make sure you end your day in front of the TV or with a good book. Do you ever put “Think about pollution” on your list of things to think about?   Chances are that you don’t have to. And chances are that you don’t have to think about what sort of chemistry occurs through-out your body on a molecular level. And chances are that you don’t have to...

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OK Go Releases New Video That Is "Almost" Out Of This World

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OK Go Releases New Video That Is "Almost" Out Of This World

OK Go is known for their outstanding and extraordinary music videos. Whether it’s flying drones to create amazing images, creating huge Rube Goldberg machines or just dancing around on treadmills; they may have just made their most creative video yet. OK Go took flight to Russia and filmed completely inside of an airplane. IN ZERO GRAVITY. Watch the video for “Upside Down & Inside Out” from their album Hungry Ghosts. http://bit.ly/okgoudio The band canceled all of the dates they were planning to play at last year’s...

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Review: Tell Me I'm Pretty by Cage the Elephant

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Review: Tell Me I'm Pretty by Cage the Elephant

Artist: Cage the Elephant Album: Tell Me I’m Pretty Genre: Indie Rock with hints of Spaghetti Western soundtracks Recommended if you like: Arctic Monkeys, The Fratellis, Black Keys   The fourth studio album from Kentucky-based Cage the Elephant is an interesting new development for the band who broke into the scene in 2009 with their self-titled album. Their new album, Tell Me I’m Pretty, is produced by Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys and The Arcs. It maintains the unique sound of Cage the Elephant, yet still manages to...

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One Flew West: In-Studio

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One Flew West: In-Studio

Local band, One Flew West, came by the KCSU studio for an interview and performance, showcasing their latest release, Selective Memory EP. The alternative rock band has performed with the likes of The Dirty Heads, 3OH!3, Brick + Mortar, Joywave, and The Spill Canvas, just to name a few. One Flew West has achieved the ultimate goal of skillfully blending alternative rock with folk and pop to produce a unique sound that can only be curated from a fun group of people that you’ll want to be friends with. Click the link above to listen to...

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