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Minds Matter of Denver aids students in need

GRADUATES GUARANTEED CU DENVER ADMISSION  CU Denver has recently partnered with Minds Matter of Denver, a non-profit organization that is committed to serving underrepresented youth predominantly in Denver Public Schools (DPS). This partnership will lead to an influx of motivated and passionate intellectuals coming to

Retriever rescue welcomes dogs from Istanbul

OPERATION TURKEY DOGS BRINGS GOLDENS TO DENVER Istanbul, Turkey has an overwhelming stray dog population, many of which are golden retrievers. A local rescue, Golden Retriever Rescue of the Rockies (GRRR), is one of a handful of golden retriever rescues in the US involved with

Queerly Beloved // Gem Sheps

The past nine months have been wild. Somehow, that feels like an understatement. From my personal life to the state of the nation, it feels like everything around me has changed so radically that I’m not the same person I was when I started working

CU Personality // Alex Pongphachanxay

SGA’S STUDENT BODY PRESIDENT Alex Pongphachanxay, known by many as the current Student Government Association President, is a fourth year student majoring in ethnic studies and double minoring in communication and international studies. His commitment to the student body and future of CU Denver is

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CU Denver SGA Elections return to campus

WHERE, WHY, AND HOW TO VOTE? The Student Government Association (SGA) elections are back in action. Like always, it’s out with the old and in with the new. This is a friendly guide to CU Denver’s student government, how to vote, and how these elections

Domestic terrorism hits downtown London

UK RESIDENT HARMS 50, KILLS FIVE IN VEHICULAR ASSAULT On March 22, 52-year-old Khalid Masood drove an SUV down the length of Westminster Bridge through a crowd of pedestrians. Masood proceeded to drive his vehicle into a fence surrounding the Houses of Parliament, after which

Escalation in Syria prompts US response

WAR RIDDEN SYRIA EXPERIENCES, BACK TO BACK ATTACKS On April 4, Facebook timelines became flooded with images of injured Syrian civilians before social media outlets started filtering posts in response to the latest deadly attacks on Syria. As physically distant as these attacks may have

Queerly Beloved // Gem Sheps

The most hypocritial comment I hear from “allies” on a regular basis is, “I don’t care what people do in the bedroom, but I don’t want to hear about it, you know?” These people who consider themselves allies of the LGBTQ+ community believe that they’re

Aurora theater shooting memorial underway

MEMORIAL FOUNDATION CHOOSES FINALIST In February, organizers from the 7/20 Memorial Foundation narrowed down their selection of artists for the Aurora theater memorial to four candidates. The 7/20 Memorial Foundation consists of survivors and relatives of victims of the 2012 Aurora theater shooting who wanted

Students volley for Greek Life at CU Denver

NON-TRADITIONAL CHAPTER FOR NON-TRADITIONAL SCHOOL Greek Life has been a staple for hundreds of universities in the US since the nation was originally founded in 1776, and fraternities and sororities are believed to add a sense of community and belonging on campus. CU Denver’s SGA