• Issue of
  • Sep 25 - Oct 1, 2003
  • Vol. 11, No. 39
  • Left Behind

News

Columns

  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor
  • Your Turn
  • Your Turn

    MLK Interstate: Freeway of dreams
  • Hero or villain?
  • Hero or villain?

    Christopher Columbus is such a pivotal figure in Western mythology that historians designate anything prior to 1492 as the "pre-Columbian" era. Long hailed a historical hero, only in recent years has a more honest portrait of the discoverer emerged: Heavily armed for conquest, Columbus mass enslaved America's native people and is considered by Native Americans responsible for mass genocide.
  • Livelong Days
  • Livelong Days

    What's happening this week in the big city-- highlights from our listings.
  • Outsider

    Them's fightin' words
  • A place to think

    In the months following the announcement that the Gazette's parent company is for sale, we've resisted picking on the product originating from 30 S. Prospect.

Food & Drink

Music

  • Playing Around
  • Playing Around

    Music lovers looking for a taste of homegrown originality need to look no further than the Springs Music Sessions.

Culture

  • Movie Picks

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

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