Feeling the Art of Steven Kuc

DENVER–Switzerland Sculptor Alberto Giacometti once said, “The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity.” Steven Kuc says this quote describes his outlook as an artist because he consistently creates an intense reality in all of his artwork that makes patrons look twice to really feel […]

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Nana’s Story: The Value of Independence

DENVER — Born during the Great Depression—and experiencing a childhood shaped by a nation at war—Elizabeth (or “Liz,” and, to me, in the spirit of full disclosure, “Nana”) Sauter learned early the value of independence. “I just never wanted to be a nobody,” she says, her strong voice and steady tone belying her 80 years. […]

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City Council Meeting Shows Denver’s Dedication to Human Welfare

DENVER- On July 25, the Denver City Council convened for a productive weekly legislative meeting at which the council came to 13 resolutions. Among the resolutions was one approving a proposed amendatory agreement between the City and County of Denver and The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless to provide rental assistance to Denver’s homeless population. Councilman […]

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One Organ, Two Lives Saved

LOS ANGELES, UCLA Medical Center – There’s a photo of Denverite Paula Severseike standing on top of a 14,000-foot mountain for her 50th birthday, a sweeping view of green, brown and blue in the background as the courageous climber’s hands are raised in the air, poised in victory. It’s a special picture for anyone to […]

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Colorado kids immersed in reporting at Youth Journalism Day

DENVER, Auraria Campus— Seventy-five school-aged children from across the Front Range gathered at Metropolitan State University’s Auraria campus Thursday for the Denver Post’s annual Youth Journalism Day. The children, ages 8 to 13, spent the morning learning journalism fundamentals from MSU professors, Denver Post staff and a freelance photographer. Then, as teams, they put those fundamentals […]

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“Always Write:” Youth Journalism Day at MSU Denver

DENVER, Auraria Campus – A sea of gray-colored T-shirts proudly displaying the phrase “Always Write” filled the room of St. Cajetan’s Church on July 21. The Denver Post’s Youth Journalism Day brings together about 75 teens and preteens, ranging from 8 to 14-years-old, to introduce them to the foundations, principles and ethics of journalism. The almost 10-hour […]

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