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City Scapes // Morgan Mackey

The administration with the least qualified people continues its streak with confirming Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education. To refresh memories, this is a woman who has never attended a public school, had to take out or pay back a student loan, and has never

City Scapes // Morgan Mackey

Americans have been living in Trump’s America for less than two weeks—just let that sink in for a moment. The repeal of Obamacare, the wall, the immigration executive order—aka the Muslim Ban—and the EPA media freeze have all happened since he stepped into the White

CITY SCAPES // Morgan Mackey

On Saturday, I was one of 200,000 marchers in Denver and one of millions of women marchers for the Multinational Women’s March. This historic event was a cathartic experience for all women and men who were devastated over the results of the election, but it

City Scapes: Morgan Mackey

It’s the beginning of the end of my time here at CU Denver. I graduate in May and I am still in awe that this is my final semester.  These past four years have been filled with laughter, tears, and endless amounts of homework. I

City Scapes: Morgan Mackey

The dumpster fire that is 2016 is almost over. With every coming new year, it is chance to forget the past and move on to the future, which could not be more true for 2017. With the loss of a gorilla, the deaths of many

City Scapes: Morgan Mackey

Never underestimate the power of a week off from school. Fall Break gave me just what I needed: an actual break. A few consecutive days where I didn’t have to rush to and from class, try to do homework, and squeeze in time for friends.

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City Scapes: Morgan Mackey

Last Wednesday I woke up to the news that I never thought would happen: Donald Trump had been elected President of the United States. I was devastated. I was preparing for the first female president and all the progress that Clinton would have brought to

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City Scapes: Morgan Mackey

This past weekend I turned 22. I was lucky enough to celebrate with friends, family, and co-workers. Drinks were had and memories were made. I am a year older and hopefully a little bit wiser. This semester has been a busy one with it being

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City Scapes: Morgan Mackey

For the 2016 presidential election, I shimmied all the way to the polls because I am with nasty. I decided to turn in an early ballot for this election and with the swiftness of my black ink pen I bubbled in my choice for president:

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From the Editor: Savannah Nelson

THE TIME IS NOW Perhaps more than ever before, adulthood is bringing forth a critical right of passage: sometimes what a person wants to do is the farthest thing from what they must. Sometimes it’s a frivolous inconvenience. Other times, it can be the difference