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Welcome Week wows students with endless fun

FIRST WEEK BACK FULL OF EVENTS FOR STUDENTS TO ENJOY Welcome Week excelled at promoting the interests of students by giving them opportunities to feel connected to campus. The first week back from summer vacation has an unprecedented ability to make students feel a crippling

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CU Denver SGA Elections return to campus

WHERE, WHY, AND HOW TO VOTE? The Student Government Association (SGA) elections are back in action. Like always, it’s out with the old and in with the new. This is a friendly guide to CU Denver’s student government, how to vote, and how these elections

Transgender Students

Former President Barack Obama’s Administration issued a letter to public schools last May which stated that transgender students in K-12 and higher education campuses were allowed to use the restrooms that correspond with their gender identities, and were protected under the federal government in doing

Celebrating the Cultural Diversity Festival

CU EMBRACES DIVERSITY AND TOLERANCE For its third consecutive year, the Cultural Diversity Festival returned and celebrated the rich identities of the Auraria Campus community. On Feb. 28, the Tivoli Turnhalle transformed into a cultural, celebratory conglomerate. Originally started by Student Government Association (SGA) alumni

President Trump’s first month in office

EXECUTIVE ACTIONS DEFINE NEW ADMINISTRATION President Trump’s actions in the first weeks of his presidency have ignited controversy, condemnation, and political demonstrations worldwide. Before examining any of Trump’s executive actions, it’s important to point out that very few of the Executive Orders have had a

The Syrian War and Disruption In Aleppo

CU DENVER STUDENTS SPEAK UP ON THE REFUGEE CRISIS Over the course of the last five years, issues in Syria grew from political distress to the incineration and destruction of the cities and lives of hundreds of thousands of Syrians. The issues arose in out of political disinterest

College Campuses Mishandle Student Sexual Assault Cases

THIS ARTICLE IS COMPOSED OF SENSITIVE CONTENT Rape cases are handled differently around the country, especially when it comes to university and college settings. In September of this year, student Cecilia Carreras from the University of Richmond in Virginia reported being raped and assaulted by

“This Movement Doesn’t End on Election Day”

SANDERS, WARREN RALLY TAKES TURNHALLE A line of hundreds of animated, exuberant, and roused Coloradans meandered around the Tivoli and deep into 9th Street Park for an opportunity to rally with Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren for the Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine campaign on

CU Dreamers Make College A Reality With Scholarship

UNDOCUMENTED STUDENTS DESERVE AN EDUCATION In a time where insults and political carnage splatter across headlines and newsfeeds, students on the Auraria Campus have united to bring awareness to making education accessible to everybody—especially to those who are undocumented. According to the American Immigration Council,

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,