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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

Brett Lagerblade discusses club sports at CU Denver

CU Denver offers extracurricular activities for every student College can be tough, especially for freshmen coming in right after high school. Luckily, there are many activities that will help release the stress one may come across when on campus. Besides the usual binging of TV

Mental health resources for students

counseling resources on campus and beyond The college transition can be admittedly daunting. Even for those who are eager and excited, it presents a fresh set of challenges, academic stress, the pressure of getting out and making friends, or the overwhelming financial responsibilities stacking up,

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Black death: COVID-19 and African Americans

Coronavirus disproportionately impacting communities of color  As with previous natural disasters in the United States, African Americans and other people in minority groups face the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic. African Americans continue to experience widespread discrimination through the economy and healthcare system, leading to higher rates