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Latinx Heritage Month Honored at CU Denver

FOCUS ON CULTURE, LANGUAGE, AND IDENTITY Mid-September always marks the beginning of the ever-so-colorful celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. This month is dedicated to celebrating and learning about the several distinct cultures that make up the Hispanic and Latino community. This year at CU Denver,

Janitorial Rights Under Scrutiny

AHEC STAFF SEEKS AWARENESS, JUSTICE Recently, the custodial workers at Auraria Higher Education Center (AHEC)  have been the recipients of intense discrimination, which seems to be racially oriented and extends into prejudice against non-English-speaking workers. The AHEC staff complained to their superiors well before the

Activists Challenge Denver Law Enforcement

POLICE AIM TO REDUCE RACIAL BIAS   This month, the Denver Police Department announced a plan to collect racial and ethnic data for select traffic and pedestrian stops by the end of 2016. Activists have been pushing for this policy to become routine for years,

Denver Puts Pressure On the Homeless

LAW RENDERS BASIC HUMAN RIGHTS ILLEGAL Last month’s police sweeps marked another advancement in Denver’s systematic criminalization of people experiencing homelessness. The Denver Police Department’s collaboration with Denver Public Works employees to seize the belongings of homeless citizens made national news on March 8. The

Student Housing Options on Campus

STUDENTS CAN LIVE IN THREE DIFFERENT HOUSING UNITS Auraria Campus has been known as the commuter school of Denver, but that has changed with the addition of student housing and with each university encouraging more students to live on campus. CU Denver students can chose