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Comadre Circles and Barbershop Conversations offer helping hand

Kinship and support among CU Denver students The Center for Identity and Inclusion (CII) has several programs that aim to involve students and get them engaged with the campus and their peers. The office offers diverse meetings with the recurring Comadre Circles, Split Stories, and

CU Denver professor named Colorado State Historian

Dr. Colorado strives to make history accessible This year on Colorado Day, Aug. 1, CU Denver Professor Tom Noel, nicknamed “Dr. Colorado,” was named by History Colorado as state historian. The position of state historian establishes Noel as the top authority for any fact involving

THE ROBLES RANT

The Western Throne Sports are better when L.A. teams are competitive, and right now, it seems just about every L.A. team is perched at the top.  The Rams ran all over my sorry Broncos to a 6-0 record. The Chargers crushed the spirit of a

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

CU Regents amend campus free speech policy

Vote addresses recent wave of nationwide campus protests On Sept. 14, the University of Colorado Regents unanimously voted to amend laws and policies related to academic freedom and free expression on University of Colorado campuses. These changes are intended to allow students to respectfully debate

Denver Startup Week engages modern business strategies

A versatile event for Denverites and students From Sept. 24–­28, Denver produced its sixth annual Startup Week, providing the business know-how and entrepreneurial spirit in the hopes of adding on to Denver’s budding economy.  Hosted by Chase for Business, the late September event supplied the

CU Denver students selected for research fellowship

Research at Columbia and Harvard Two CU Denver students, Nicolette Moya, a senior double majoring in psychology and biology, and Matthew Mitchell, a third-year pre-med student studying molecular biology and biological pathway interrogation with the aspiration of going into the medical field, have been awarded

The Robles Rant

Patriots’ Playground Beware the allure of the prospective NFL dynasty; outside of New England, there have been none in the millennium.  This isn’t the NBA, where simply acquiring the best players, á la the Golden State route, equals multiple shots at the championship. This league