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Denver Celebrates Black History Month

ROUND OF MULTIMEDIA EVENTS ACROSS TOWN Denver has an abundant history of venerated black artists, public servants, and activists that are being celebrated throughout the month of February with many events taking place throughout the city of Denver. From film screenings to performances, art exhibits,

Student Sues Trump Over Executive Order

ZAKARIA HAGIG FIGHTS BACK On Jan. 25, President Donald Trump signed Executive Order 13769, “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States,” which placed a travel ban on seven countries in the Middle East. This ban, according to The New York Times,

Denver Public Library helps homeless community

LIBRARY EXPANDS SOCIAL OUTREACH PROGRAM Denver’s Central Library has always been a haven to the community’s homeless population. Two years ago, in an effort to cater to the needs of its visitors, the library set out to create a social program for the homeless community.

Reproductive health in the wake of the election

RESOURCES FOR AURARIA CAMPUS STUDENTS The election of Donald Trump left many women in the US fearful for their access to birth control and health care after he campaigned on a firm pro-life and anti-Affordable Care Act stance throughout his presidential run. Since President Trump

Auraria Campus emergency preparedness

WHAT TO DO IN THE EVENT OF A CAMPUS LOCKDOWN Auraria Higher Education Center (AHEC) aims to ensure that students, staff, and faculty on campus feel safe and prepared in the case of an emergency. In the heart of Denver, dangerous situations can arise out

The KKK and Colorado: Stapleton’s origins

DENVER’S ROOT INTERTWINED WITH KU KLUX KLAN Colorado has an ostensibly docile history; usually just thought of as part of the “wild west,” there has not been extensive discussion on the darker background of the state. Over the past few years, as more history and

Obamacare under threat of repeal by Trump

THE DEATH OF AN IDEAL BUT FAR-FETCHED DREAM According to the Trump Administration’s First 100-day plan, the Affordable Care Act is on its way out of the nation’s legislature. The difficulty that former President Obama had passing his attempt at health care reform  seemed to

University A-Line faces possible suspension

TRAIN CONDUCTION PLAGUED WITH PROBLEMS In April of 2016 the University of Colorado A-Line joined Denver’s growing collection of public transportation lines, but complaints about the functionality of the train keep rolling in with no answers in the horizon from RTD. The A-Line train stretches

Russian hackers trump US cyber-security

US INTELLIGENCE LOOKS INTO HACKING CLAIMS On Jan. 1, news broke that Russia had allegedly hacked and guided the 2016 US presidential election. Democratic and Republican nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s campaigns were followed worldwide by anxious audiences. While all eyes were trained on

Women’s March Protest Takes Over Denver

WORLDWIDE RALLIES AGAINST TRUMP RESIDENCY  The feminist community of Denver organized to march on Jan. 21 from Denver’s Civic Center Park to protest the election of President Donald Trump as a part of the global Women’s March movement. With an estimated attendance of over 200,000