By Sandra Dallas, Special to The Denver Post
The History of the Death Penalty In Colorado
By Michael L. Radelet
(University Press of Colorado)
You might think from the movies and the pulps that there were thousands of hangings in the West. In fact, Colorado has had only 103 legal executions in its history. That’s not to say they haven’t been popular. Executions once were public events akin to the Super Bowl, with crowds estimated at more than the local population.
Whether you were executed for a crime or let off with a slap on the wrist was the luck of the draw, writes Michael L.
New York times film critic and author A. O. Scott will visit Colorado College for a free, public lecture on Feb. 20.
In an age where movie theaters — and the public experiences they provide — have become increasingly questionable, New York Times film critic A. O. Scott still prefers to see certain films with a live audience.
Scott screens an average of six new movies per week before heading back to his house in Brooklyn to type out his thoughts.
Courtesy of ChipotleA sample reading log provided by Chipotle as part of its expanded Chipotle Reading Rewards program.
They say reading is food for the soul, but Chipotle is hoping to make it beneficial for the belly, too.
The Denver-based fast-casual chain is expanding its Chipotle Reading Rewards program beyond the traditional summer months to schools and libraries year-round, the company announced last week.
Interested schools and library systems can also now apply online to participate in the rewards program, which offers vouchers for free Chipotle kid’s meals to reward young readers who meet their reading goals.
Educators can provide the rewards as part of their existing reading programs or use a Chipotle-provided reading log, which encourages 10-20 minutes of reading a day.