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Pricilla Rahn runs for CU regent

What this means for CU Denver students The Univeristy of Colorado regent positions are similar to what people would expect to see on a board of education for K-12 schooling systems. The regents make decisions for all schools in the CU System, including overseeing the

Shawn “Boz” Bosley lives a life that inspires

Turning adversity into a success story When Shawn “Boz”  Bosley walks into a room, his presence comes with an affable warmth. Most of the time people already know him (indicated by the number of smiles and greetings lighting up the room)—and they know him as

New club brings wushu to campus

A look at CU Denver’s newest martial arts club The contemporary style that Wushu embodies is not only incredible to witness, but it offers a chance to develop personal discipline. Wushu is the contemporary style of Shaolin Kung Fu that serves as a performance sport.

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

CAM student creates pinhole camera

An alternative process leads to purpose Kay Nowicki, a student at CU Denver, discovered when she was 23 that she once had a twin, but she vanished in the womb.  This phenomenon is known as vanished twin syndrome and many who suffer from it are never properly

Meet your SGA President and Vice President!

Sutliff and Waller show enthusiasm For many CU Denver students, a sense of connection to campus is lacking, and the Student Government Association (SGA)’s current President and Vice President, Jamie Sutliff and Peter Waller want to change that this academic year.  SGA’s main purpose is

A snapshot of photography professor Bill Adams

Showing passion inside and outside the classroom Sitting down to speak with Bill Adams in a room full of computers was a stark juxtaposition to his classes that deal exclusively with photographic film.  Everyone who has been under his tutelage knows he is an enigma

Meet CU Denver student Yazmin Castillo

Castillo is passionate about children and nonprofit work College is stressful. Work is stressful. Combined, these two things make for busy weeks with little time to oneself, and for some, that can be unbearable. Yazmin Castillo, however, is not like most people. A first-generation student

Jamie Newton challenges sexism through storytelling

Newton receives CU’s Presidential Diversity Award The University of Colorado presents as many as four President’s Diversity Awards each year for the achievement of “developing a culturally and intellectually diverse university community reflective of inclusive excellence.” Recipients receive $2,000 and are picked from any of