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Amanda Blackman’s Dark Place

When I first realized that I was going to have a weekly column, my first thought for how to do it was going to be to tell one long story for the whole semester. I’d spin a tale of two adventurers travelling across a far-off

Denver Faces Blood donation Shortage

Less than half of required blood received During the season of New Year’s resolutions, Vitalant, a nonprofit organization that focuses on blood donations, suggested one for Colorado residents in a tweet on December 31: “Become a consistent blood donor! The need for blood donors is

Climate Activists Arrested at State of the State

Protesters demand environmental action Thursday, Jan. 9, just before governor Jared Polis delivered his State of the State Address, a group of activists from the Colorado Chapter of Extinction Rebellion (XR) shouted to announce a “mic check.” XR and the youth led Sunrise Movement seized

New Colorado Laws Effective in 2020

Amendments made to existing laws From guns to marijuana to gender identity, Colorado residents can expect to see big changes in 2020. As the 2019 legislative session came to a close, several new laws and amendments will begin implementation in 2020, including the Red Flag

Global Education Office puts Studying Abroad within Reach

Opportunities available for every budget On the flight back home from a study-abroad experience, the pre-departure stress and worries have drifted away, miles behind. Before taking off into the new and unknown, it can be exhausting and nerve-wracking. It’s daunting for many to imagine leaving

Drones Make Nightly Appearances on the Eastern Plains

Illustration: Rigby Guerroro · The Sentry Rural areas deal with unusual nuisance The plains of eastern Colorado are, on most days, a place of desolate dirt roads and wide expanses of farmland. Residents of everybody knows everybody towns like Hugo, Colorado go about their days

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