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What are CU Denver’s Freedom of Speech Policies?

Auraria Campus Police Department protects all opinions In order to continue to live in a free society as individual citizens with equally individual opinions, free speech is a necessity. The concept of free speech is especially important in the learning environment, such as the one

The Refinery refines the bar experience

    Energetic atmosphere with mixed drinks creates a friendly hangout spot Walking into The Refinery Bar and Lounge located in LoDo on Blake Street is like walking into a saloon in an old western movie from the 50s. Open from 4 p.m. to 2

Dr. Kevin Rens paves a way for Denver

  Chancellor’s urban engaged scholar focuses on infrastructure  At CU Denver, students have the opportunity to be taught and mentored by a variety of esteemed professors such as TIAA Chancellor’s Urban Engaged Scholars winner Dr. Kevin Rens.  Factors such as influx of people moving from

The most student-friendly coffee shop in Denver

Leela’s European Café At first glance through the large front windows, Leela’s European Café doesn’t look like much. But upon entering the establishment, it becomes clear that this is not an average run of the mill coffee shop.   Instead, it’s a trendy study space

Graduate student Angie Adame follows her dreams

Adame finds community in sports  Grad student assistant Angie Adame is doing nothing less than chasing her dreams. Adame works at the Lola & Rob Salazar Student Wellness Center as the Competitive Sports Program Manager and right-hand woman to Assistant Director of Competitive Sports and

Women’s soccer team has their last season

How club sports will be  affected by new dorms As new dorms move in, the CU Denver’s Women’s Soccer team is moving out. Most teams are either moving to continue playing elsewhere, or disbanding and discontinuing their membership as part of the CU Denver community entirely.

Día de los Muertos celebration

People with faces painted like candied skulls and colorful flower crowns on their heads filled the streets surrounding the Denver Botanic Gardens on Saturday, Nov. 2, as they participated in the festivities that the Gardens held for Día de los Muertos.   Día de los

Peer Advocate Leaders celebrate 10th anniversary

PAL is here to help you For most people, transitioning from high school to college can be a whirlwind of stress, excitement, homesickness, and school pride, but for those nervous freshmen entering CU Denver, the friendly neighborhood PAL program is here to help.  The program

Fontana Sushi serves beautiful coastal platters

For sushi lovers everywhere, walking into the new Fontana Sushi, which opened in late August of 2018 and is located at the intersection of East 6th Avenue and North Washington Street, is like walking into paradise because of the high-quality fish, beautiful plating, overall cleanliness,