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Denver announced new agreement on encampment

Denver, homeless community reach settlement in class action lawsuit On Feb. 27, the city of Denver reached a settlement with Denver’s homeless community in a class action lawsuit three years in the making. In 2016, civil rights attorney Jason Flores-Williams filed a federal lawsuit on

SAFE Banking Act reintroduced in Congress

Bill Could Provide Financial Security to Dispensaries According to the tourism website 420 Tours, there are 169 recreational marijuana dispensaries in Denver as of 2018. Four years after its legalization, recreational marijuana dispensaries are growing in number, popping up all over Colfax and beyond. Medical

CU Denver Counseling Center receives SAMHSA grant

Grant to improve suicide prevention on campus In November 2018, the counseling center at CU Denver received a grant for $306,000 over the course of the next three years, which will enable the counseling center to improve suicide prevention and mental health awareness on campus.

Office of the Provost announces seven changes for campus

Grade forgiveness coming soon to CU Denver After reviewing University policies in a semi-annual process, the Office of the Provost announced seven changes to University administrative policies. Five policies have been updated, one has been rescinded, and one has been newly enacted by efforts of

Golden Key Honor Society at CU Denver

A Golden Opportunity for Top Students The Golden Key Honor Society, the world’s largest collegiate honor society, has a chapter here at CU Denver. The Golden Key Honor Society was originally founded on Nov. 29, 1977 by James W. Lewis at Georgia State University. It

Denver starting new law enforcement program

Initiative addresses mental health and substance abuse Denver has started a new initiative offering support to those with mental health and substance abuse problems. The program is an effort to provide “adults at risk for low-level controlled substance-related offenses and prostitution” along with harm-reduction intervention

CU Denver addresses piping issues at Campus Village

Vice Chancellor Raul Cardenas and Campus Village residents weigh in On Feb. 8, an HVAC pipeline of glycol burst in Campus Village, flooding a common room, bathrooms, an elevator, and eight student suites. Students in the affected rooms are temporarily moved into a hotel until

CO Women’s Legislative Breakfast’s call to action

A bipartisan celebration of women’s activism The Colorado Women’s Legislative Breakfast celebrated their 30th anniversary on Feb. 26. The purpose of the event is to “discuss the most pertinent women’s issues of the day,” Duranya Freeman, a member of the planning committee, said. The event began

United Airlines adds new DIA routes

Accommodating passengers to smaller regions CU Denver is known for being a commuter school for students who graduated from Colorado high schools. However, as Denver grows, and CU Denver’s name becomes more widely known in the college system, out-of-state students are becoming more abundant on

Dept. of Ed failing to address loans

Recent audit reveals inadequacies On Feb. 12, Byron S. Gordon, the Assistant Inspector General for Audit, issued a report of Federal Student Aid (FSA) to assess its effectiveness at providing student loans. The audit revealed that the Department of Education is ultimately failing to regulate