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Frida Silva dreams of a more inclusive campus

Vice President with Big Plans Frida Silva will be next year’s student government association’s Vice President. She got her first taste of political leadership in her senior year of high school when a friend convinced her to join student government. After she decided to attending

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Musicians who struggle with mental illness

Turning Pain into Art The recent suicides of musicians such as Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell have opened a dialogue on a topic that is not acknowledged nearly enough—the pervasiveness of mental illness in artists, particularly musicians. Mental illnesses have unfortunately claimed many lives, but

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The Garden bring smiles to Denver

Duo shakes up a sunday night The Garden is a musical group from Orange County comprised of just two band members, Wyatt and Fletcher Shears, who are identical twins. The pair played at Denver’s Marquis Theater on April 8. The duo strolled out on the

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Tiny homes help Denver’s most vulnerable

Provides transitional housing There is only one tiny home village in Denver, but a second one may be on the way. Beloved Community Village is a small collective of tiny homes built by and for a community of people who have experienced homelessness. Located in

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Kylie Minogue | Golden | Album Review

Record Label: BGM Rating: 1 out of 5 stars Golden, released on April 6, is Kylie Minogue’s 14th studio album. Most of it was recorded in Nashville, Tennessee, and the country influence is clearly present. The story of a pop-star “going country” is nothing new,

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Jacob McWilliams working on gender equality

Director of Women and Gender Center Crammed in a tiny office loaned out by the Experiential Learning Center and often overflowing with boxes, resides the Women and Gender Center. It started as the Women’s Resource Center in 2012, and currently operates within the office of

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Mayor Hancock should resign

Sexual harassment should not be tolerated Mayor Michael Hancock must resign from his role as Mayor of Denver. Mayor Hancock, a CU Denver alumnus, has taken advantage of his position as mayor to harass Denver Police Detective Leslie Branch-Wise, who was assigned to his security

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45s Against 45 take on March for Our Lives

Activism and music go hand-in-hand The connection between music and activism is historic, from Bob Dylan penning the Civil Rights anthem, “Blowin’ In the Wind,” to Broken Social Scene’s more direct, “Protest Song.” Music can be used to raise awareness and funds for a greater