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Going green on campus and beyond

How students can get involved The threat of climate change is an ever-present thought in the minds of many young people today.  Current world reports don’t paint an optimistic picture either: the Amazon rainforest burns in large swaths, millions of tons of arctic ice are

Presidential candidate Kamala Harris comes to Denver

Crowd excited about historic candidacy Doors didn’t open until after 5:00p.m., but fans of Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris started lining up outside of Manual High School at 1:45 p.m. to see the California senator at her first campaign event in Colorado on Aug. 2.

Denver teachers’ strike ends

Teacher salaries often don’t meet cost of living The Denver Classroom Teachers Association started negotiations with the district about a new pay structure for teachers more than a year ago.  These talks came to a head on Feb. 11, when roughly 56 percent of the

Greek Life coming soon to CU Denver

Programs to focus on diversity and inclusion On Feb. 6, CU Denver’s Office of Student Life and Campus Community hosted an information session on the newly launched sorority and fraternity program. “We’re starting a community from scratch, which is incredibly exciting,” Courtney Kristan, the Greek

Title IX comment period closes

Changes could impact Auraria Campus In late 2017, US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced an overhaul of Title IX policies. Her proposed changes were released in November 2018, beginning a public commenting period to receive input and questions from those that would be affected by

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

Registration difficulties could discourage potential voters

Registration difficulties could discourage potential voters As reported by The Associated Press earlier this month, 53,000 voter registrations were put on hold in Georgia, unbeknownst to many of these potential voters.   This incident added further tension to the state governor’s race. Democratic nominee Stacy Abrams, who’s been an advocate

Ballot measures breakdown

Proposition 75: Contribution limits for Colorado elections by Samantha Register Proposition 75 proposes amending Colorado’s contribution limits for candidates for state office. If passed with at least 55 percent of the vote, Proposition 75 would allow candidates to receive contributions that are five times larger than

CU Regents amend campus free speech policy

Vote addresses recent wave of nationwide campus protests On Sept. 14, the University of Colorado Regents unanimously voted to amend laws and policies related to academic freedom and free expression on University of Colorado campuses. These changes are intended to allow students to respectfully debate