First Person

Cyle Talley shares Durango’s stories told in their own words

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‘I’m having experiences that line me up with a sub-par version of being American’

Aliza Cruz spoke this past weekend at the Raven Narratives and I had the pleasure of hearing...

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‘I want my work to be so good that my clients aren’t paying attention to my tattoos’

Gradually, and then suddenly: It’s how Hemingway once explained how people go bankrupt....

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On the joys of handstands: ‘I was walking on my hands to class ...’

If the test of a city’s quality of life is its library, it’s fair to say that...

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On the importance of reading: ‘Oftentimes, telling the truth takes 500 pages or more’

Mark Brenden played power forward on his high school basketball team in South Dakota, and he...

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‘Don’t let money rule your life’

I’ve been scouring Craigslist for a month to find a Tacoma. When I find one –...

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Get Smart about responsible media consumption

If you're confused about the news, let Larry Hartsfield, professor of English, environmental...