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The Secrets of the Feathered Serpent

Situated 30 miles northeast of Mexico City lies the ancient holy city of Teotihuacan, one of the oldest acknowledged archaeological sites. Regarded as one of the first great cities in the Western Hemisphere, likely for its colossal size, Teotihuacan’s origins have always remained a mystery to archaeologists. The multi-ethnic city housed a patchwork of different cultures with distinct living quarters occupied by the Otomim, Zapotec, Mixtec, Maya, Nahua, Totonacs and

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CASA and the Fight against Child Abuse and Neglect

The growing rates of child abuse and neglect in Colorado Springs is alarming. A few years ago, more than 12,500 calls were made to the police department by worried community members concerning the wellbeing of children. As Abbie Burke notes, out of those 12,500 calls made, one thousand of them resulted in authorities discovering authentic cases of child abuse or neglect taking place. Cases of child maltreatment get turned over

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MGMT: The Management Is Still In Charge

MGMT’s first appearance on the music scene was as unexpected as it was uncompromising. Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser showed up at a Wesleyan University college party as an inauspicious duo called “The Management,” playing nothing but a continuous loop of the Ghostbusters theme song for hours. The idea was to mock the pop culture music scene, mostly through the uses of irony and satire. Subsequent performances consisted of the boys dressing up in costumes,

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Free Film Screening of Salam Neighbor, April 26th at UCCS

Join Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains, Center for Religious Diversity and Public Life, and GLINT for a chance to witness the experiences of refugees with a viewing of the award winning film, Salam Neighbor. Watch as filmmakers Zach Ingrasci and Chris Temple immerse themselves in the day to day life of a refugee camp, where they lived among more than 80,000 Syrian refugees. Following the film, Laura Liibbe (LFS) will

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Frozen Hope: The Svalbard Global Seed Vault

“These are seed varieties that survived … It’s a library of life.” – Cary Fowler Nestled 400 feet into the side of a mountain in Spitsbergen, Norway, over 800 miles north of the Arctic Circle, rests the largest international agricultural collaboration in the world: the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. Nationally owned seed banks exist in almost every country, staffed by scientists who study and preserve local agriculture, including endangered and

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