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Treating mental health in the time of a global health crisis

Digital resources for those experiencing mental distress Living through a global pandemic makes accessing mental healthcare more important than ever. While seeing a therapist may seem difficult given the circumstances, multiple resources on and off campus are still actively providing desperately needed mental health services.

History of Zoom

How a romance sparked a multi-billion dollar company.  One of the most used applications right now is Zoom. It has been used to take the place of the classroom and transform the traditional classroom into a virtual one. With the upending of traditional teaching, it has

Good things that have happened in 2020

Staying positive in times of global crisis   From the death of basketball star Kobe Bryant to devastating wildfires in Australia to the developing COVID-19 virus, 2020 has been a very long, and sometimes terrifying, rollercoaster. While bad news seems to pile up, 2020 has also

Trump signs $2.2 Trillion economic relief bill

CARES Act becomes law Friday, March 27, President Trump tweeted, “I just signed the CARES Act, the single biggest economic relief package in American History – twice as large as any relief bill ever enacted. At $2.2 Trillion Dollars, this bill will deliver urgently-needed relief

Dr. Andrew Scahill featured in horror documentary

CU Denver professor provides expertise in Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street If there’s anyone who knows anything about the queer subtext of A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge (1985, dir. Jack Sholder), it’s Dr. Andrew Scahill. The 2019 documentary Scream Queen: My Nightmare on Elm Street (Dir.

Michelle Marks named as CU Denver’s next chancellor

A look at the two chancellor finalists  The past few months at CU Denver have been filled with uncertainty and confusion. Ever since the current university chancellor, Dorothy Horrell, announced her retirement last September, students and staff alike have been wondering what the next step

How to Fact Check News About COVID-19

Being able to fact-check information is crucial during this pandemic. As of April 8, 2020, the United States is now the leader with the number of cases in the COVID-19 pandemic passing both China and Italy in the past few days. Information about COVID-19 changes

Denver’s Been Here Before: 1918-1920 Pandemic

100 years ago another outbreak hit Colorado hard  Just over 100 years ago a pandemic of influenza swept over the world and killed tens of millions of people, with over half a million in the United States. According to Katie Rudolph from the Western History

Mass weather-related protests erupt in front of capitol

Anti-weatherists chant “Down with weather” Saturday morning  “I’m not really sure what they want us to do,” says government official Ms. Rainn Weatherby. She refers to the protesters outside the capital, climbing the steps and chanting “Down with weather!” continuously. “That’s really not under our jurisdiction.”