• Issue of
  • Aug 28 - Sep 3, 2003
  • Vol. 11, No. 35
  • Student Survival Guide


  • Hits and misses
  • Cover Side
  • Hits and misses

    Here's a quick look at everything you need for fall: what's coming in, what's staying in and what you need to get out of your closet quickly.


  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor
  • IQ: School house rock
  • IQ
  • IQ: School house rock

    After three months of doing more or less as one pleases, no student likes getting back to a micro-scheduled regimen of class, homework and studying.
  • Livelong Days
  • Livelong Days

    Don't miss your last chance of the season to catch the Colorado Springs Sky Sox beginning tonight through Monday as they wind up their season against the Omaha Royals at Sky Sox Stadium (on the southeast corner of Powers Boulevard and Barnes Road).
  • Outsider
  • Humming a different tune

    Remember that awful song from a decade ago, whose chorus went "I'm turning Japanese, I think I'm turning Japanese, I really think so ..." It's one of those songs that, once remembered, won't go away. "I think I'm turning, think I'm turning, think I'm turning ... aargh!!!! Begone, vile verse!!
  • No easy rider
  • Personal Space
  • No easy rider

    Sometime last week, Colorado College student Avery Bloom broke north out of the Springs bound for Wyoming, Idaho, the deserts of eastern Oregon and, with any luck, California.

Food & Drink


  • Playing Around: A-Dub
  • Concerts
  • Playing Around: A-Dub

    Its CD release party time this week, this time with A-Dub from Gripped and his solo debut Shattered Life.
  • Culture Vulture
  • Taking a page from the underground

    In June, The Bee Vradenburg Foundation hosted an all-day event titled The Pikes Peak Arts Summit. The idea behind the summit was to gather up all the arts leaders in southern Colorado so they could all powwow face to face about what's good, bad and ugly about the Colorado Springs arts community.


  • Movie Picks
  • Film
  • Movie Picks

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


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