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“Overdoing Democracy” with Dr. Robert Talisse

Giving politics a rest Vanderbilt University philosophy chair Dr. Robert Talisse visited CU Denver on Nov. 11 to discuss his latest book, Overdoing Democracy: Why We Must Put Politics in Its Place.   The lecture was part of CU Denver’s fall colloquium series hosted by

Auraria police host Campus Safe Night

Annual dialogue concerning campus safety On Nov. 7, the Auraria Campus Police Department hosted the Campus Safe Night in the Tivoli Turnhalle. In the words of the Auraria police chief and event emcee Michael Phibbs, the occasion served “to bring together the community.” It aimed

Graduate student Angie Adame follows her dreams

Adame finds community in sports  Grad student assistant Angie Adame is doing nothing less than chasing her dreams. Adame works at the Lola & Rob Salazar Student Wellness Center as the Competitive Sports Program Manager and right-hand woman to Assistant Director of Competitive Sports and

Activists and students deliver petitions demanding action

A message to Sen. Gardner Ten activists from Environment Colorado and Conservation Colorado joined forces in fighting climate change, gathering on the steps outside of Sen. Cory Gardner’s Denver office on Friday, Oct. 8. The group, which included several CU Denver students, had convened to

Another brick in the wall

We’re elites? I was listening to the Vox podcast The Ezra Klein Show last week with guest Professor Elizabeth Currid-Halkett, who wrote The Sum of Small Things: A Theory of the Aspirational Class. The conversation centered around class mobility and Currid-Halkett made a claim I found

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

YOU @ CU Denver provides a holistic approach to wellness

New online resource is a catalyst for connection Imagine taking three short personality quizzes to be given an in-depth review of personal wellness, then being given access to every on-campus resource and personalized digital content to meet the needs of areas that may be lacking.

Analyzing CU Denver’s voter turnout data

How to increase voter engagement American elections take place on the first Tuesday of every November, including last week on Nov. 5. Big elections, like the presidential election and the midterms are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to getting out and

Another brick in the wall

Election Update The pervasive media obsession with the 2020 presidential election may have led many to forget there were elections last Tuesday, Nov. 5. Voter turnout in odd-year elections is notoriously low. The Daily Sentinel estimated 39 percent of Colorado registered voters participated in the

Rep. Jason Crow holds veterans forum at Anschutz

Highlighting veteran stories On Nov. 10, Rep. Jason Crow organized a “Veteran to Veteran” roundtable ahead of Veterans Day at the CU Denver Anschutz campus. Before running for Congress, Crow served two tours as an Army Ranger in Afghanistan.  Crow stated he believed it was