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Polis signs “Red Flag” gun control bill

Many Colorado sheriffs have denounced the new law Gov. Polis signed the HB19-1177 bill into law on April 12, which puts in place extreme risk protection order (ERPO) laws to minimize gun violence. This bill allows for family members or law enforcement to temporarily remove

John Hickenlooper’s run for 2020

A look at the former governor’s campaign kickoff On March 4, former Gov. John Hickenlooper announced his 2020 run for the presidency and held his campaign kickoff in Denver on Thursday, March 7. Featuring local music from Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, a variety

Another brick in the wall

Social Networking The Social Network is objectively a well-crafted film, though eight years after its release, it feels a bit dated. The film implied that the biggest issues at Facebook were immature, hard-partying executives and some casual misogyny. If the film were made today, it

Surprising number of Millennials moving to Elizabeth, CO

Trend counters stereotype of Millennials preferring urban life With Denver’s growing population, it would be assumed that young adults prefer to live in a lively city. However, a recent study posted on 9News showed a trend of Millennials moving to rural areas of Colorado, specifically

Study shows recruitment bias toward affluent communities

How CU Denver challenges college recruitment bias In the midst of the recent college admissions scandal involving actors Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, researchers at UCLA and the University of Arizona found that public universities systematically prioritize recruiting in affluent, typically white communities. Many recruiters

Fighting period poverty in prisons and on campus

Campus initiative mirrors Colorado House Bill Through pop culture artifacts like Orange is the New Black and Oscar-winning film Period. End of Sentence, discussions about menstruation under difficult circumstances have entered into the political foreground. Having a period in a place without proper resources, such

CU Denver 2019 Student Government Association election

Current SGA President Matthew Kriese offers parting advice The SGA election is upon CU Denver students. As the current members bring their term to a close, they part some advice and welcome this year’s candidates. The ballot is comprised of CU Denver candidates who were

“Black Klansman” Ron Stallworth visits CU Denver

Stallworth encourages students to be agents of change From becoming the first black police officer in the Colorado Springs Police Department to infiltrating the Ku Klux Klan and now being the subject of an award-winning film, Ron Stallworth has lived a life worth talking about.

Trump signs executive order defending free speech on campus

Trump addresses concerns on US campuses On March 21, the Trump Administration signed an executive order aimed at protecting free speech on college campuses across the country. Specifically, the executive order seeks to make the amount of funding and support available to American universities contingent

Another Brick in the Wall

Crazy Uncle Joe I had trouble thinking of what to write about for the April Fools’ issue since political news is becoming increasingly indistinguishable from satire. I tried to think of news that’s at least funny to write about. Joe Biden sniffing women’s hair isn’t exactly