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Mikayla Hobbs, Carter Sandras, Oliver Bell and Dani Pinto reflect on their high school experience during their last advisory ever.

2014-2015 Seniors’ Last Day of High School

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief May 11, 2015

On Friday May 8th, the class of 2015 finished their last day of high school. This video shows what that day meant for the graduating class, and how they went about completing it.  

The pits in the main gym at Denver University are used for the compilation and actual designing of the robot prior to competition.

Robotics Competition is all nuts and bolts

Tyler Jungbauer, Writer April 7, 2015

The drivers stand in the ready, their feet behind the white line that divides the driving console from the designated area they must wait in prior to the beginning of the match, sweat slicking their...

The Symphonic Band warms up on stage before diving into three complex and challenging songs.

In case you missed it: The Manitou Jazz and Symphonic Bands’ Spring Concert

Max Jonas Knaver, Writer March 12, 2015

Even inclement weather couldn't stop Manitou Bands from putting on their spring concert last Tuesday,  March 3rd, but that doesn't mean it didn't stop some from attending. Luckily, it's not too...

Jeff Whitehead, or Wrest, who plays everything in Leviathan.

Scar Sighted: A Leviathan Effort

Max Jonas Knaver, Writer March 11, 2015

Stream the full album below via Spotify. It's no coincidence that black metal has a longstanding association with one-man acts, duos, and studio-only artists. Much of the thematic ideology that has...

Listen now: Four Nerds Discuss the Future of Music

Listen now: Four Nerds Discuss the Future of Music

Max Jonas Knaver, Writer March 6, 2015

In the longest episode yet of Notes From The Nook, the usual suspects (and Brandon Fisher) wonder aloud where music is going in the coming years. Through heated debate, a few chuckles, and plenty of existential...

Slam what?! A review of Maggot Colonys new album you didnt know you needed until now

Slam what?! A review of Maggot Colony’s new album you didn’t know you needed until now

Max Jonas Knaver, Writer March 5, 2015

This week's album can be streamed below via either Spotify or YouTube. Largely due to reasons pertaining to musical taste, these reviews have a tendency to mention by name a particular musical niche...

A conversation with Manitous guests from Macapá, Brazil *UPDATE: NOW WITH VIDEO*

A conversation with Manitou’s guests from Macapá, Brazil *UPDATE: NOW WITH VIDEO*

Isabel Dufford, Editor-in-Chief March 3, 2015

Last Tuesday, February 17, Manitou was visited by five students from Magapá, Brazil. This visit was orchestrated through the US-Brazil Connect program, which brings students from all over Brazil to...

Sarpanitum: guitarist/bassist Tom Hyde, guitarist/keyboardist and vocalist Tom Innocenti, and studio drummer Leon Macey

Sarpanitum’s Blessed Be My Brothers: Blessed be the songwriting

Max Jonas Knaver, Writer February 25, 2015

(Scroll to the bottom of the article to stream the album as a YouTube playlist. Drawing thematic inspiration from a period in history or a particular culture’s mythology can turn into a double-edged...

Notes From the Nook Episode 2: Obscure Instruments

Notes From the Nook Episode 2: Obscure Instruments

Max Jonas Knaver, Writer February 20, 2015

This week on Notes From the Nook, unknown instruments are the topic at hand. The roundtable this episode features Tim Hilt, Brandon Fisher, and Abbi Chapman, as well as your hosts Max Jonas Knaver and...

Notes from the Nook: Episode 1 - Musical Authorities

Notes from the Nook: Episode 1 – Musical Authorities

Max Jonas Knaver, Reporter February 13, 2015

Anyone can critique music. So what gives someone the credibility and expertise necessary to be called a musical authority? In this inaugural episode of a series of music-related podcasts directly from...

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