• Issue of
  • Sep 7-13, 2000
  • Vol. 8, No. 36
  • Student Survival Guide


  • Viva la Vintage
  • Viva la Vintage

    A little classier and a little more expensive than the thrift store track, here's a guide to vintage shopping for fans of all things retro.
  • The Battle of the Dorm Dwellers
  • The Battle of the Dorm Dwellers

    Its like Survivor with an environmental twist 16 students at Furman University will be a living experiment to help with an energy conservation study.
  • Time Out

    Taking a year off between high school and college will most certainly teach you about the often unforgiving universe of the real world, which is not a bad lesson to learn.


  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor.
  • Domestic Bliss

    Ah, the kids are back in school and dressed in brand new threads that the lords of industry have marketed to them with guiltless consciences.
  • Outsider

    Given that no one seems particularly passionate about the national election lets face it, Gore n Bush are both capable human beings who would make good elementary school principles most of this years political heat is local.
  • Public Eye

    Its going to be David vs. Goliath in the fight against the opposition of the controlled growth amendment as realtors and land developers come up with the big bucks; and more humor from George W. Bush.
  • Raphi Sassower
  • Raphi Sassower

    Professor of Philosophy at UCCS, author of A Sanctuary of Their Own: Intellectual Refugees in the Academy

Food & Drink


  • Playing Around: Jethro Tull
  • Playing Around: Jethro Tull

    This week we highlight, Jethro Tull , an old favorite that is not one of those money-seeking comeback bands, who will be performing at the City Auditorium on Fri., Sept. 8 at 7:30 p.m.


  • Movie Picks
  • Movie Picks

    Our reviewers' recommendations for films showing on Colorado Springs area screens.
  • Cornish Haze
  • Cornish Haze

    Gentle and inoffensive, Saving Grace continues the tradition of charming British comedies that make the leap over "the pond."
  • What's Up?

    Fall season hard to predict, but it's got to be better than summer

Visual Arts


  • Fine Print
  • Fine Print

    A review of The Mineral Palace


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