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Governor Polis announces new state park near Trinidad

  Fishers peak makes an iconic acquisition On the southern edge of Colorado lies a mountainous wilderness soon to be the next State Park. Previously known as Crazy French Ranch, the vast area surrounding Fishers Peak will provide a space for recreation likely by 2021.

CU Boulder’s College of Media cuts funding to paper

A bold move into the future of news media  As the spring semester begins for college students around the country, extracurricular activities recommence as well. While all may be business as usual for most returning students, less than 40 miles away from Denver, a select

Leaked CU Presidential Candidate List Ignites Controversy

Leaked list includes “more qualified” candidates Nearly eight months after the CU Board of Regents announced Mark Kennedy as the sole presidential nominee for the CU system, the previously unknown list of other applicants was leaked to The Colorado Independent. The list of nearly 30

“Overdoing Democracy” with Dr. Robert Talisse

Giving politics a rest Vanderbilt University philosophy chair Dr. Robert Talisse visited CU Denver on Nov. 11 to discuss his latest book, Overdoing Democracy: Why We Must Put Politics in Its Place.   The lecture was part of CU Denver’s fall colloquium series hosted by

Auraria police host Campus Safe Night

Annual dialogue concerning campus safety On Nov. 7, the Auraria Campus Police Department hosted the Campus Safe Night in the Tivoli Turnhalle. In the words of the Auraria police chief and event emcee Michael Phibbs, the occasion served “to bring together the community.” It aimed

Activists and students deliver petitions demanding action

A message to Sen. Gardner Ten activists from Environment Colorado and Conservation Colorado joined forces in fighting climate change, gathering on the steps outside of Sen. Cory Gardner’s Denver office on Friday, Oct. 8. The group, which included several CU Denver students, had convened to

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