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CU Personality: Kasey Martinelli

A DOGGONE GREAT ADVOCATE FOR DISABLED STUDENTS Most people go through life not thinking about the simple things that help them get through their day. Things like walking up the stairs, opening a door, and walking around campus to get to class on time are

CU Personality: Alex Landau

ACTIVIST WINS EMMY FOR ANIMATED SHORT ON POLICE BRUTALITY When CU Denver Communications student Alexander Landau attended the 68th Emmy Awards on Sept. 18 in Los Angeles, he encountered an array of emotions that many wouldn’t feel at a television awards ceremony. Landau’s goal, as

Nadeen Ibrahim

PUBLIC HEALTH STUDENT TAKES ON SOCIAL JUSTICE Public Health Pre-Medicine major Nadeen Ibrahim is an all around working-class person, known by peers and strangers alike for her persistance in promoting equality. And she hasn’t even graduated yet. One look at her calendar might cause a

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Angela Buckley

PROFESSOR RUNS ENTREPRENEURIAL PROGRAM ON CAMPUS Making a living in the arts is no easy task. Unlike many other career paths, there might not be an office job waiting when college is done, even for the most qualified or talented applicants. This uncertainty can be

Amber Long: Director of the Wellness Center

DIRECTOR AIMS TO REVOLUTIONIZE AURARIA CAMPUS Everyone has a different perception of what wellness means, and for some it means having bulging biceps, drinking kale smoothies for breakfast, or getting in touch with their spiritual side. Amber Long, the new Director of the CU Denver

Yang Wang

Dr. Yang Wang, a professor in the College of Arts and Media, is helping bring diversity to the art history program on campus. One of CU Denver’s newest professors, Wang has a Bachelor of Arts degree in history, a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in

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Tatiana Cullen

ARCHITECTURE STUDENT PARTAKES IN ELITE PROJECT Master of Architecture student Tatiana Cullen has dreamt of becoming an architect for as long as she can remember. While reminiscing about her childhood, Cullen recounted how much she loved painting, drawing, sculpting, and art. She found inspiration in

Joseph Halter

DIRECTOR OF OFFICE OF STUDENT LIFE     It is the beginning of the school year. Classes are starting, and with the annual resurgence of bodies on campus, both new and familiar faces are flooding Auraria. Students are being sent on office scavenger hunts to find

Aisha Mohamed

MOHAMED STRIVES FOR FOR DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION International Studies major and Pre-Law minor Aisha Mohamed is striving to educate others on the negative stereotypes of Islam, though her work with student organizations and volunteer work. From serving as President of the Muslim Student Association, to

Robert Fikes IV

FIKES RISKED FINANCIAL SECURITY FOR DREAM JOB After transferring schools and deciding to chase his dreams, Robert Fikes is now a junior flourishing at CU Denver. “I went to San Diego State University and I majored in Computer Science for about two years,” Fikes said.