Letter from the Editor

Earlier this year we had a conversation on the Observer about journalistic integrity. We were concerned about fact checking, making sure our articles had enough interviews, and differentiating between opinion and fact. The first iteration of this conversation lasted for many hours late into a Monday night when every member of our staff had something

I’ve Never Been to Colorado in the Winter

I’ve never been to Colorado in winter   So I can only imagine how the light turns throughout the day   makes your eyes flow like ice, bright with streams of sunblush,   throw glances off the calligraphy of aspens the snow, the clouds floating on reflection   alone, then rise again with the moon   the same one I see

Farmers, Sea Captains, and White People

“Online dating for beautiful people only!” “Meet divorcees, single moms, and sexy singles looking for a young stud.” “Everybody loves a clown…let a clown love you.” If any of these sound appealing, you are like millions of other Americans who have found niche dating sites like DarwinDatin.com, CougarLife.com, ClownDating.com, or FarmersOnly.com. You can be sure