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Books That Change Lives

Whether by transporting us in time and space or showing us the world through another’s eyes, books hold the potential to broach new ideas, broaden perspectives, and even change lives. Chosen for their unique stories—some familiar, others not—the 16 titles below represent the transformative power of literature, and will stick with you long after you’ve turned the last page. Enjoy our reading list! Let us know what you think by emailing us reviews at editorial@yellowscene.com

Books That Change Lives

Whether by transporting us in time and space or showing us the world through another’s eyes, books hold the potential to broach new ideas, broaden perspectives, and even change lives. Chosen for their unique stories—some familiar, others not—the 16 titles below represent the transformative power of literature, and will stick with you long after you’ve turned the last page. Enjoy

Moving Green: Cannabis and Hemp Transportation

It’s back to school time and many households are fretting over the safe transportation of their little ones to school. Those tiny humans are precious cargo. For farmers across the country, their crops are their babies. I know, not even close to the same thing, but this article is about transportation of precious cargo. First, some quick history: cannabis has been medically legal in

Let’s Roam Dining: Experience Your City

By Kyle Gayton                   I don’t know about you, but I’m tired of eating at the same four restaurants every time I go out. I’d love to find something new, but I don’t really know where to begin looking. I guess I could scope out a few places on Yelp, but then I’d just be taking other people’s

Month in Review | August 2019

Mitchie Brusco lands a 1260 at X Games Via NBC San Diego .Month in Review:   *Skateboarder Mitchie Brusco makes history at the 2019 X Games. American skateboarder Mitchie Brusco is leaving his mark in skateboarding, successfully executing the first ever 1260, three-and-a-half full revolutions. *The U.S. dollar rose 1.49% to 106.85 Japanese yen per dollar, after the Trump

Community Corner | Officer Lord V the UnHoused

Ever since Naropa University student Zayd Atkinson was detained without cause for the non-crime of picking up garbage while Black, the City of Boulder’s response provides some hope for the future, but the response of some Boulder police officers should give us all pause. . A particularly illuminating email from Officer Ryan Lord offers insight into the attitude of some of the officers

DiverCity Series: Serene Singh’s High Spirits

A DiverCity conversation with Serene Singh, on the eternal sunshine of the ambitious mind, the soulfulness of Sikh love, kicking open a couple of Rhodes Scholarship doors, and being a person whose smile is literally infectious. Serene Singh. She's a proud Coloradan. She is someone who defines herself by the things she is rather than the things she isn’t, a distinction I

Trauma in Our Schools: How Boulder County schools are addressing this silent epidemic

SUPPORT LOCAL MEDIA-DONATE NOW!       Editor’s Note: Trigger Warning. We began developing this story a year ago and, while we stand by the content, be aware that we discuss actual traumatic events including death, child abuse, child sexual assault and sex trafficking, and domestic violence, which may be triggering for some readers. Given the incredibly violent spate

Yellow Scene’s 2019 School Directory

SCHOOLS Art Schools Parlando School for the Arts 303-442-0006, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, CO 80302, www.parlando.org Tara Performing Arts High School 303-440-4510, 4180 19th St., Boulder, CO 80304, www.tarahighschool.org Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design 303-753-6046, 1600 Pierce St., Denver, CO 80214, http://www.rmcad.edu Charter Schools Aspen Ridge Preparatory
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