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Colorado’s Gardner-Hickenlooper Senatorial Race

Dems try to flip Colorado seat in the Senate Colorado’s 2020 senatorial race is being watched nationwide by nail-biting political enthusiasts and politicians alike. The race is crucial as Republicans fight to keep their slim 53-47 senate majority. Incumbent  Cory Gardner (R) is running against

Gov. Polis Pardons Low-Level Cannabis Convictions

Eight years after legalization, Cannabis is no longer a crime Ever since recreational marijuana use was legalized in Colorado back in 2012, the social justice activist community has been pushing to free those convicted of marijuana use in Colorado. Now, almost eight years since the

A Look at the 2020 State Ballot

Issues regarding abortion, paid leave on the 2020 ballot. Coloradan voters have gotten their little blue books recently, and there are a variety of issues that will be voted on that could change the lives of Coloradans. All of the following ballot initiatives will be

CU System to Close and Sell South Denver Facilities 

Many students probably aren’t aware, but there is a small section of the campus that will be closed permanently within the next year. In a decision released on Sept.17, the University of Colorado system announced it will be shutting down and selling its Douglas County-based

CU Denver cam professor fosters diversity, inclusivity

Presidential Diversity award winner tells diverse stories through film As a massive civil rights movement rages on throughout the country, the concepts of diversity and inclusion have become even more heightened in college spaces. Here at CU Denver, Roma Sur, a screenwriting professor with the

ARC Supports Students Struggling with Addiction

Auraria Recovery Community helps students grow  According to the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, collected by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 19.7 million Americans struggle with addiction. In Denver alone, over 400,000 people reported having a substance abuse disorder

After One Year, Activists Still Seek Justice for Elijah McClain

Peaceful Marches Against Racism Continue Exactly one year after the murder of Elijah McClain by Aurora police, demonstrators gathered at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Library in Aurora to stand in solidarity against racism and police brutality. After allowing the crowd to swell to several

Lynx Crossing’s Plan for the Fall Semester

Campus housing promotes safety Dorm living is a cornerstone of the college experience. From bonding with roommates to grabbing a late-night snack from the dining hall, living on campus offers students the opportunity to meet their peers and expand their independence. In 2020, however, living

City Struggles to Find Space for Sanctioned Homeless Camps

Neighborhoods & activists work together to find solution As Denver’s homeless population grows, the need for locations to camp becomes more of a necessity. However, locations within the city are already scarce.  As described on Colorado Village Collaborative’s website, “These Safe Outdoor Spaces will be

CU Denver’s most unique semester

University enforces new safety measures to prevent COVID-19 infection COVID-19 has taken what almost everyone, to some degree, was used to and has turned it upside down. Schools and colleges have become one of the most affected areas, as faculty, students, and staff work to