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GEM SHEPS: Queerly Beloved

After a weekend of vacationing in my terrible hometown, I’ve been looking forward to being back on our nice, progressive campus. My hometown of Woodland Park isn’t diverse—I knew about three out queer kids in high school out of a total of 700, and pretty

Counseling Centers Reaches Out to Students

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. In America, 42,773 people die by suicide each year. For every successful suicide there are 25 attempts. The average amount of suicides per day is 117. Sept. 5th through 10th is Suicide Prevention Week,

CU Mentors Strives to Make College Attainable

LYNX CREATES THE LINKS TO A PROSPEROUS FUTURE According to the New York Times, “President Obama and the Common Core Standards [have put] the ‘college and career ready’ mantra on the lips of K-12 educators across the country.” Deciding what college to attend is now

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iPhones at Concerts: Yes or No?

A MEMORY IS A MEMORY A memory is a memory no matter how small. While a similar saying can be heard from Horton Hears a Who, it is not any person’s place to judge another for how they remember a momentous event. Whether the iPhone


The case that filled our newsfeeds throughout the summer has come to a close with the release of Brock Turner. The Stanford rapist was released after only serving three of his six-month conviction. He was released on “good behavior” from a county jail in California.

Cutthroat Academics Never Beneficial

STUDENT COMPETITION IN A NEW FORM “ Am I good enough?” “Did everybody get a better grade than me?” These are the constant phrases thrown between pre-health students at CU Denver. Although these statements may seem like empty complaints, they have become an invitation for