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Hancock vs. Giellis in wildest Denver mayoral race

How Jamie Giellis blew voters away The 2019 Denver mayoral race was a wild one. Between the run-off, the debates and the scandals, mayoral candidates Michael Hancock and Jamie Giellis reminded the public that local elections are just as exciting as national elections. While Denver

Colorado’s recycling rate far below the national average

Proposed bills aim to address issue Despite the vast amount of recycling containers dotting the Auraria campus, Colorado’s overall recycling habits are surprisingly lackluster. According to a 2019 study released by government officials, Colorado’s recycling rate was only 17.2 percent in 2018, well below the

Colorado fracking disputes continue

Local organization files legal complaint As the global climate change protests slow down, Colorado’s fracking debate grows increasingly tense. On Oct. 9, local anti-fracking group Colorado Rising filed a legal complaint on behalf of the Wildgrass Oil and Gas Committee against the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC)

Unpaid internships are unethical free labor

All work should be compensated Internships are an amazing opportunity for college students. They give students a chance to better understand their field and they teach a lot about how the workplace operates. Students get to learn in a real-world environment. However, many internships are

Racist photo from CSU students reignites free speech debate

CSU to change racial equity policies Earlier this semester, four students at Colorado State University (CSU) posted pictures of themselves in blackface on Snapchat, with the caption, “Wakanda Forever.” CSU’s leadership has come under fire for their seemingly blasé response, and the student body has

FKA twigs | holy terrain | Single Review

Young Turks Rating: Thumbs Up FKA twigs’ first collaboration with Future, “holy terrain,” is a funky blend of traditional rap beats and soothing melody. Beginning with a startling cry from twigs, the song rapidly shifts to a rhythmic beat. Future briefly breaks into verse before twigs’