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Protests Erupt in the Days Following the Election

With uncertainty and doubt plaguing the results of the 2020 US Presidential Election, local businesses and institutions boarded up their windows and doors expecting the worst. Over the last few months, countless buildings experienced the brunt of unrelenting civil unrest, with broken glass and char

Biden-Harris Win the 2020 Presidential Election

After days of counting, election called in favor of Democratic ticket. As predicted, the 2020 Presidential Election turned out to be a whirlwind. After three long days of counting, media outlets finally declared former Vice President Joe Biden the next President-Elect of the United States,

Biden-Harris Team Fracking Policy Explained

Democratic duo vows to not end fracking During the vice-presidential debate on Oct. 7, incumbent Vice President Mike Pence accused Kamala Harris and Joe Biden of wanting to, “ban fracking,” which would, according to Pence, “cost hundreds of thousands of American jobs all across the

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Colorado’s Gardner-Hickenlooper Senatorial Race

Dems try to flip Colorado seat in the Senate Colorado’s 2020 senatorial race is being watched nationwide by nail-biting political enthusiasts and politicians alike. The race is crucial as Republicans fight to keep their slim 53-47 senate majority. Incumbent  Cory Gardner (R) is running against

Gov. Polis Pardons Low-Level Cannabis Convictions

Eight years after legalization, Cannabis is no longer a crime Ever since recreational marijuana use was legalized in Colorado back in 2012, the social justice activist community has been pushing to free those convicted of marijuana use in Colorado. Now, almost eight years since the

CU System to Close and Sell South Denver Facilities 

Many students probably aren’t aware, but there is a small section of the campus that will be closed permanently within the next year. In a decision released on Sept.17, the University of Colorado system announced it will be shutting down and selling its Douglas County-based

After One Year, Activists Still Seek Justice for Elijah McClain

Peaceful Marches Against Racism Continue Exactly one year after the murder of Elijah McClain by Aurora police, demonstrators gathered at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Library in Aurora to stand in solidarity against racism and police brutality. After allowing the crowd to swell to several

Lynx Crossing’s Plan for the Fall Semester

Campus housing promotes safety Dorm living is a cornerstone of the college experience. From bonding with roommates to grabbing a late-night snack from the dining hall, living on campus offers students the opportunity to meet their peers and expand their independence. In 2020, however, living

City Struggles to Find Space for Sanctioned Homeless Camps

Neighborhoods & activists work together to find solution As Denver’s homeless population grows, the need for locations to camp becomes more of a necessity. However, locations within the city are already scarce.  As described on Colorado Village Collaborative’s website, “These Safe Outdoor Spaces will be

CU Denver’s most unique semester

University enforces new safety measures to prevent COVID-19 infection COVID-19 has taken what almost everyone, to some degree, was used to and has turned it upside down. Schools and colleges have become one of the most affected areas, as faculty, students, and staff work to