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Mark Kennedy confirmed as CU President

Vote reflects political divisions The CU Regents voted to confirm nominee Mark Kennedy for CU President, despite the controversy surrounding his nomination. Days earlier, the University of Colorado Faculty Council, an elected body comprised of faculty members from all four campuses, released a report on

Fear of school shootings is shaping America’s youth

Recent Colorado incident increased anxiety K–12 students across the state of Colorado got an unplanned day off on April 17 as Colorado authorities conducted a region-wide manhunt for Columbine infatuate Sol Pais. Eighteen-year-old Pais was found dead late on the morning of April 17 near

Understanding legal options to protect natural world

“Rights of Nature” event held for students On April 29, the CU Denver Political Science Student Union and the Auraria Student Sustainability Club hosted an event confronting the legal rights of nature, featuring Thomas Linzey, the Executive Director of the Community Environmental Legal Defense Club.

Inside Denver’s 2019 mayoral race

Elections will be held on May 7 The future of Denver rides heavily on the upcoming city elections, and nothing exemplifies this more than the tense mayoral race. While incumbent Mayor Michael Hancock has held the office since 2011, he has come into controversy in

An evening at Keep Talking, End the Stigma

Exploring the healing power of narrative On April 18, the Tivoli Turnhalle hosted a new mental health awareness event. Keep Talking, End the Stigma was a collaborative event headed by the Office of Case Management and co-sponsored by the Counseling Center, the Phoenix Center, Student

Allegations of racism emerge from CSU

Students raise questions about diversity in college While institutions of higher education often include “diversity” as one of their primary commitments, several stories emerging from students at Colorado State University indicate that the education system is far from perfect. In the last several weeks, three

District 9 City Council debate at Tivoli

Political Science Student Union hosts Auraria’s candidates   The time has come once again for Denver to hold city elections, and this time the Auraria Campus got involved in the campaign process. On April 9, the Political Science Student Union hosted a City Council debate

CU Denver hosted Farewell Open House for Raul Cardenas

Students and faculty share fond memories In honor of Raul Cardenas, Ph.D., the Vice Chancellor for Student Development, the Lola and Rob Salazar Student Wellness Center hosted his Farewell Open House on Tuesday, April 16, attracting both students and faculty to share their positive and

Auraria Sustainable Campus Program celebrates Earth Day every day

ASCP addressing composting rate Created from a student-led initiative, the Auraria Sustainable Campus Program (ASCP) addresses one major goal: reducing the ecological footprint of the Auraria Campus. To do this, ASCP works to create on-campus projects to reduce waste, increase knowledge about sustainability, and treat

Polis signs “Red Flag” gun control bill

Many Colorado sheriffs have denounced the new law Gov. Polis signed the HB19-1177 bill into law on April 12, which puts in place extreme risk protection order (ERPO) laws to minimize gun violence. This bill allows for family members or law enforcement to temporarily remove