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Hancock vs. Giellis in wildest Denver mayoral race

How Jamie Giellis blew voters away The 2019 Denver mayoral race was a wild one. Between the run-off, the debates and the scandals, mayoral candidates Michael Hancock and Jamie Giellis reminded the public that local elections are just as exciting as national elections. While Denver

The best of 2020 democratic presidential candidates

What to look forward to next year Meet your 2020 Democratic candidates. Elizabeth Warren: Presidential candidates should be judged primarily on the SNL cast’s ability to effectively pretend to be them on TV. Kate McKinnon has already perfected her performance as America’s father’s side (and

Best moment in sports for 2019: The World Series

Despite the odds, the Nationals won it all It was an interesting year for sports. Here in Denver, the Broncos, Rapids, and Rockies all had underwhelming seasons and two surprising runs from the Nuggets and Aves both came up short in the playoffs.   Despite

The best nonfiction book of 2019: American Predator

Maureen Callahan’s chilling new book on a little-known serial killer He’s one of America’s most prolific and horrifying serial killers, yet only a few know his name—until investigative journalist Maureen Callahan released American Predator, that is.   His name is Israel Keyes. His victim count

“Overdoing Democracy” with Dr. Robert Talisse

Giving politics a rest Vanderbilt University philosophy chair Dr. Robert Talisse visited CU Denver on Nov. 11 to discuss his latest book, Overdoing Democracy: Why We Must Put Politics in Its Place.   The lecture was part of CU Denver’s fall colloquium series hosted by

Auraria police host Campus Safe Night

Annual dialogue concerning campus safety On Nov. 7, the Auraria Campus Police Department hosted the Campus Safe Night in the Tivoli Turnhalle. In the words of the Auraria police chief and event emcee Michael Phibbs, the occasion served “to bring together the community.” It aimed

Graduate student Angie Adame follows her dreams

Adame finds community in sports  Grad student assistant Angie Adame is doing nothing less than chasing her dreams. Adame works at the Lola & Rob Salazar Student Wellness Center as the Competitive Sports Program Manager and right-hand woman to Assistant Director of Competitive Sports and

Activists and students deliver petitions demanding action

A message to Sen. Gardner Ten activists from Environment Colorado and Conservation Colorado joined forces in fighting climate change, gathering on the steps outside of Sen. Cory Gardner’s Denver office on Friday, Oct. 8. The group, which included several CU Denver students, had convened to

Another brick in the wall

We’re elites? I was listening to the Vox podcast The Ezra Klein Show last week with guest Professor Elizabeth Currid-Halkett, who wrote The Sum of Small Things: A Theory of the Aspirational Class. The conversation centered around class mobility and Currid-Halkett made a claim I found

Colorado’s recycling rate far below the national average

Proposed bills aim to address issue Despite the vast amount of recycling containers dotting the Auraria campus, Colorado’s overall recycling habits are surprisingly lackluster. According to a 2019 study released by government officials, Colorado’s recycling rate was only 17.2 percent in 2018, well below the