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The most uninspired Denver Comic Con

The 2018 DCC was a dismal disappointment The 2018 Denver Comic Con was far from the fun-filled event its reputation promised. The annual summer event for the Mile High City that had its start back in 2012, is typically an amazing convention that celebrates pop

Best/Worst moments of the 2018 Midterm Election

Best: Highest midterm turnout since 1914 With many issues that affect young voters such as college affordability, student debt, and the high cost of housing in major cities, this year’s record turnout, particularly among young Americans, might indicate meaningful legislative change is coming soon. According

The quickest shortcuts on campus

The Auraria campus is a big place and getting from point A to point B can take a while. But there are shortcuts to be found instead of taking the crowded main pathways, such as 10th street. Many students commute with RTD, a common destination

Best/Worst of 2018 World Cup

Best: Iceland’s run transcends sports Even though 2018 was a terrible year for soccer in general, there was still an amazing accomplishment bigger than anything else in the sports world this year. Iceland qualifying for the World Cup is hands down the best part of

2018 Midterms Provide Historic Firsts

The significance of the election results went beyond the gubernatorial race In a historic midterm election that ended with the democrats flipping the House of Representatives, the republicans retaining their majority in the Senate, and the most women ever being elected to Congress, Colorado made

THE ROBLES RANT

A Morsel of Hope Every morning, I listen to The Dan Le Batard Show podcast on my daily commute. Among their reoccurring bits is analyzing the inevitability of “football” happening on a weekly basis, the reoccurring theme in the NFL for inexplicable upsets.  It’s so

RTD Price to Increase in 2019

Discounts to low-income and young riders The Board of Directors for the Regional Transportation District (RTD) voted on Sept. 18 to increase the price of local, regional, and airport fares, which will take effect in January 2019. Currently, the pricing for one-way rides is $2.60

Chancellor Horrell gives State of the Campus address

CU Denver addressing shifting demographics On Nov. 15, Chancellor Dorothy Horrell addressed the CU Denver campus, focusing on the recent growth and changing demands of the campus. Horrell stated that over the last academic year the campus population has grown by 1.5 percent. According to

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#Fight4HER campaign comes to campus

Abortion remains a topical conversation among college campuses The national campaign #Fight4HER has increased its presence on the Auraria campus over the last few weeks. #Fight4HER was established in 2017 in response to President Trump’s Global Gag Rule, which would prevent non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from