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Comadre Circles and Barbershop Conversations offer helping hand

Kinship and support among CU Denver students The Center for Identity and Inclusion (CII) has several programs that aim to involve students and get them engaged with the campus and their peers. The office offers diverse meetings with the recurring Comadre Circles, Split Stories, and

Colorado groups protest Kavanaugh confirmation

Confirmation likely to be a factor in upcoming election On Oct. 6, the women’s organization Ultra Violet organized a protest outside of Sen. Gardner’s Denver office hours, before the senator voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Protesters chanted “lock him up,” and

Democratic socialism sweeping across college campuses

Students seeking alternatives to two-party system Democratic socialism is gaining popularity in the United States, particularly on college campuses.   According to historian Eric Foner, in the past, socialism hasn’t had broad appeal in the United States partially because of its association with authoritarian regimes like the Soviet

Denver Startup Week engages modern business strategies

A versatile event for Denverites and students From Sept. 24–­28, Denver produced its sixth annual Startup Week, providing the business know-how and entrepreneurial spirit in the hopes of adding on to Denver’s budding economy.  Hosted by Chase for Business, the late September event supplied the

CU Denver students selected for research fellowship

Research at Columbia and Harvard Two CU Denver students, Nicolette Moya, a senior double majoring in psychology and biology, and Matthew Mitchell, a third-year pre-med student studying molecular biology and biological pathway interrogation with the aspiration of going into the medical field, have been awarded

Lynx Day of Service has CU Denver give back

Volunteering engages students in local community Lynx Day of Service, is an annual day of volunteering in the surrounding Denver community that connects CU Denver students to the community and emphasizes the importance of local engagement. This semester’s day of service, which was on Sept.

ESIL gives an exciting new educational opportunity

Program mixes environmental protection with cultural diversity CU Denver’s science department just announced a new certificate program called the Environmental Stewardship of Indigenous Lands (ESIL), the first of its kind. The certificate program offers training, internships, and job placement for students passionate about environmental protection

Shooting near Anschutz leaves two dead, two injured

Auraria PD encourages CU Denver students to be prepared On Friday, Aug. 31, two men were shot and killed, another two were injured, and an Aurora police officer was shot in their bulletproof vest, but survived, in a shooting near University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical

Amendment A could remove slavery from Colorado

Abolish Slavery Colorado aims to make history Abolish Slavery Colorado is an organization dedicated to the passage of Amendment A, which  would remove Article II, Section 26 from the Colorado State Constitution. This article allows slavery, or involuntary servitude, in Colorado as punishment for a