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Transphobia affects everyone

Dating a trans person does not change their partner’s sexuality In 2019, 16 trans women have been violently killed in the United States alone. On Aug. 21, Reese Willoughby, a cis man, committed suicide as a result of bullying based on his relationship with a

Denver ends contract with private corrections companies

Residents expected to be relocated Over 500 people currently occupy halfway houses in Denver run by two private companies. But those people may find themselves without the crucial services provided by the facilities following the termination of Denver’s contracts with the companies. On Aug. 21,

Plastic straws are not the problem, capitalism is

Greed is a major cause of climate change In 2018, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change announced that the world has twelve years until it reaches the point of no return regarding climate change. Since then, activists and Facebook moms alike have been

Hickenlooper announces run for Senate

The Denver politician’s next steps Just days after Denver’s own John Hickenlooper withdrew from the presidential race, the businessman-turned-politician, announced his campaign for Senate with the hope of replacing current Sen. Cory Gardner. There are now 13 Democrats running for Gardner’s seat, including Hickenlooper.  After

West Classroom Building investigation complete

Rapid Response indicates no safety concerns As students geared up for the start of a new semester, the Auraria campus underwent an investigation of faculty health concerns regarding the West Classroom. The West Classroom is located on the southwest corner of campus near the Auraria

Beyonce | Brown Skin Girl | Single Review

Parkwood Entertainment Rating: Thumbs Up “Brown Skin Girl,” performed by Beyoncé, Wizkid, SAINt JHN, and Blue Ivy Carter, illustrates a radical narrative of self-love as part of the new Lion King soundtrack. Blue Ivy’s childlike innocence complements the intro of the song alongside SAINt JHN’s

Lost Lake is in Bloom this spring

Moonlight Bloom and friends play Lost Lake Lounge Denver-based psychedelic rock trio Moonlight Bloom describes themselves as “experimental live improvisation in a style that hints at blues, jazz, rock and beyond.” Citing Jimi Hendrix as a primary influence, their sound reflects the early inception of

Allegations of racism emerge from CSU

Students raise questions about diversity in college While institutions of higher education often include “diversity” as one of their primary commitments, several stories emerging from students at Colorado State University indicate that the education system is far from perfect. In the last several weeks, three