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#Fight4HER campaign comes to campus

Abortion remains a topical conversation among college campuses The national campaign #Fight4HER has increased its presence on the Auraria campus over the last few weeks. #Fight4HER was established in 2017 in response to President Trump’s Global Gag Rule, which would prevent non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from

Proposed Cory Gardner bill addresses student debt

More politicians likely to address issue to appeal to young voters Colorado Republican Sen.Cory Gardner introduced the Student Loan Repayment Acceleration Act in October 2018, which would allow employers to make tax-free contributions of up to $10,000 each year toward their employees’ student loans. The

Who are the CU Regents and what do they do?

Regents hold coin purse for CU campuses The CU Regents are responsible for the general supervision and management of appropriations and funds for all CU campuses, which include over 60,000 students. The Board of Regents is currently responsible for a $4.5 billion budget. “We’re like a

Registration difficulties could discourage potential voters

Registration difficulties could discourage potential voters As reported by The Associated Press earlier this month, 53,000 voter registrations were put on hold in Georgia, unbeknownst to many of these potential voters.   This incident added further tension to the state governor’s race. Democratic nominee Stacy Abrams, who’s been an advocate

Abbey Road puts new face on old legend

Abbey road re-brands to appeal to up-and-comers Abbey Road Studios has been a fixture in London since it opened in 1931 and has been used by artists from Pink Floyd to Lady Gaga. The recording studios are most closely associated with The Beatles who recorded

Michelle Wolf shocks and entertains at Comedy Works

Wolf now focusing on feminism and sexuality “I’m trying out some new material,” Michelle Wolf told her audience at Denver’s Comedy Works Downtown earlier this month. After a controversial performance at the White House Press Correspondents’ Dinner in April, Wolf has already seen the premiere

CU Denver’s Peace Picnic uplifted students

Creative means of addressing student anxiety The CU Denver Office of Events and Partnerships hosted its first Peace Picnic on Oct. 4. The event sponsor promoted the Peace Picnic as a celebration of “peace, positivity, and togetherness.” Jesse Credit, a Student Event Programmer with the

Guest column

Nearly a year ago, I found myself in an uncomfortable situation. I was at a monthly book club meeting and we were supposed to be discussing A Time to Kill. Instead, the group members decided to talk about Matt Lauer’s firing from NBC after multiple

Colorado groups protest Kavanaugh confirmation

Confirmation likely to be a factor in upcoming election On Oct. 6, the women’s organization Ultra Violet organized a protest outside of Sen. Gardner’s Denver office hours, before the senator voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Protesters chanted “lock him up,” and

Democratic socialism sweeping across college campuses

Students seeking alternatives to two-party system Democratic socialism is gaining popularity in the United States, particularly on college campuses.   According to historian Eric Foner, in the past, socialism hasn’t had broad appeal in the United States partially because of its association with authoritarian regimes like the Soviet