• Issue of
  • Sep 13-19, 2001
  • Vol. 9, No. 37
  • The End of Decadence


  • Cover Story
  • Prison mum on Yousef

    Justice Department officials were tight-lipped on Tuesday over the status of Ramzi Yousef, the convicted mastermind behind the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center who has called the Supermax prison in Florence, Colorado home for the past three years.


  • Your Turn
  • Where Does This Violence Come From?

    When violence becomes so prevalent throughout the planet, it's too easy to simply talk of "deranged minds." We need to ask ourselves, "What is it in the way that we are living, organizing our societies, and treating each other that makes violence seem plausible to so many people?"
  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor.
  • Outsider

    Remember when we could be the most powerful, prosperous and peaceful nation that the world had ever known, apparently without consequence? Remember when we thought that the tumult, hatred and craziness that consume much of the world could never touch us? Thats all finished now.
  • Guitar Man
  • I Spy
  • Guitar Man

    Certified master of the six-string, Tommy Emmanuel, to play Fine Arts Center
  • Public Eye

    Tuesdays events were outrageous, horrifying, devastatingly sad. But how, exactly, was this an act of cowardice?
  • IQ: On the defense
  • IQ
  • IQ: On the defense

    Editor's note: These man-on-the-street interviews were conducted Monday, prior to Tuesday's terrorist attacks.

Food & Drink


  • Playing Around: Boondoggle
  • Concerts
  • Playing Around: Boondoggle

    There's something funky in the air around here, something that smells like no, wait, it couldn't be a live music scene.


  • Only the Lonely
  • Film
  • Only the Lonely

    A universal subject, spare but excellent writing, powerful and subtle acting all of these characterize Solas (Alone), which opened this week at Silver Cinemas.
  • Film
  • Bull****

    One part Kids and one part a nauseated take on Boys Don't Cry, Bully, is an exploitation movie in the pejorative sense of the word.
  • Film
  • Movie Picks

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


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