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Colorado’s recycling rate far below the national average

Proposed bills aim to address issue Despite the vast amount of recycling containers dotting the Auraria campus, Colorado’s overall recycling habits are surprisingly lackluster. According to a 2019 study released by government officials, Colorado’s recycling rate was only 17.2 percent in 2018, well below the

YOU @ CU Denver provides a holistic approach to wellness

New online resource is a catalyst for connection Imagine taking three short personality quizzes to be given an in-depth review of personal wellness, then being given access to every on-campus resource and personalized digital content to meet the needs of areas that may be lacking.

Analyzing CU Denver’s voter turnout data

How to increase voter engagement American elections take place on the first Tuesday of every November, including last week on Nov. 5. Big elections, like the presidential election and the midterms are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to getting out and

Rep. Jason Crow holds veterans forum at Anschutz

Highlighting veteran stories On Nov. 10, Rep. Jason Crow organized a “Veteran to Veteran” roundtable ahead of Veterans Day at the CU Denver Anschutz campus. Before running for Congress, Crow served two tours as an Army Ranger in Afghanistan.  Crow stated he believed it was

Turning Point USA “Culture War” brings protestors to CSU

Many concerned for safety On Oct. 22, Charlie Kirk, the controversial founder of conservative campus group Turning Point USA, organized an event on the Colorado State University (CSU) campus featuring Donald Trump Jr., Kimberly Guilfoyle, a conservative commentator, and Benny Johnson, Turning Point’s Chief Creative

Chancellor’s Lecture on reintroducing red and gray wolves

Guest Mike Phillips highlights the debate in Colo. On Oct. 23, CU Denver’s chancellor Dorothy Horrell introduced the audience in Room 2600 of the Student Commons Building to the fifth installment in the Chancellor’s distinguished lecture series.  The purpose of the lecture series, as stated

Colorado fracking disputes continue

Local organization files legal complaint As the global climate change protests slow down, Colorado’s fracking debate grows increasingly tense. On Oct. 9, local anti-fracking group Colorado Rising filed a legal complaint on behalf of the Wildgrass Oil and Gas Committee against the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC)

Chancellor Horrell’s final State of the Campus address

Though enrollment dips, CU Denver’s future shines bright To Chancellor Horrell, CU Denver is in the right place at the right time to move from success to significance. Though the number of students enrolled and the budget are down, Chancellor Horrell chronicled CU Denver’s upward trajectory of

New LynxConnect combines four offices in one location

Newly opened offices can be found in Tivoli courtyard Previously, students had to seek out CU Denver offices scattered throughout campus to find resources, but now, with the new opening of LynxConnect, four of those offices are in one convenient, relaxing location.   The four