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Proposed Bill to Create Mental Health Insurance Coverage

Bill would do more than just insure mental health care Mental health is not an item on the checklist when people go to their annual doctor visits. The stigma around health where symptoms cannot be physically seen can discourage patients from seeking help from physicians.

Iowa Caucus inspires questions on technology in politics

Colorado’s vote counting process for presidential primaries On February 3, both Democrat and Republican voters in Iowa gathered to cast their votes and choose delegates. In a caucus, voters convene in public spaces, then vote for their own individual candidates before those votes are translated

Senator Cory Gardner votes to acquit Trump

President Trump visited Colorado on February 20, 2020. In early February 2020, the conclusion of the senate impeachment trial against Donald Trump resulted in the president’s acquittal from all charges, abuse of power, and obstruction of congress. All 47 senate Democrats and only one Republican,

Coronavirus: “Do Americans even care?”

International cases continue to spread The international community as a whole has been forced to face the coronavirus emergency as cases worldwide have multiplied, the death toll rising. Even with the issue garnering international attention, Americans don’t seem terribly concerned, a sentiment that led a

Denver air quality proven unhealthy

A recent report details air pollution in Colorado Nothing conjures a more disturbing image for people in Denver than the words “brown cloud.” For decades, this unnatural phenomenon has loomed over the metropolis, occasionally obscuring any view of the mountains. As a result of pollution

Anti-Semitic graffiti found on Ethnic Studies flyers

The university denounces racism on campus On January 30, CU Denver’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) students received an email acknowledging an instance of anti-Semitic graffiti on flyers posted around campus. The targetted flyers were those of the Ethnic Studies Department event, “Let’s

New law introduced to reinforce protections for student media

Expanded first amendment protections for faculty advisors, multimedia productions  In the era of fake news and increasing political polarization, student media organizations have struggled to stay transparent while maintaining a positive relationship with their institutions. A new amendment to an existing Colorado law would expand First

Personal trainer Ray Hernandez turns tragedy to triumph

Photo: Taelar Pollmann · The Sentry Ray Hernandez works in the Lola & Rob Salazar Student Wellness Center. How a car crash changed his life To Ray Hernandez, setting goals and working hard to improve oneself is everything, and  he dedicated his life to helping

Dr. Kevin Rens paves a way for Denver

  Chancellor’s urban engaged scholar focuses on infrastructure  At CU Denver, students have the opportunity to be taught and mentored by a variety of esteemed professors such as TIAA Chancellor’s Urban Engaged Scholars winner Dr. Kevin Rens.  Factors such as influx of people moving from

Death penalty repeal introduced to Colorado legislature

  Battle against capital punishment continues Led by the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado (ACLU), the effort to repeal the death penalty in Colorado has been long and tenuous. New legislature entered the Colorado General Assembly in early January 2020 aims to repeal capital