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CU Denver hosts “Socialism vs Capitalism” debate

Debate encouraged diversity of thought CU Denver students and community members had the opportunity to engage in diversity of thought at the Socialism vs Capitalism debate, hosted by the Steamboat Institute’s Campus Liberty Tour. Notably, CU Regents changed the campus free speech policy last year

Another brick in the wall

Children are the future? Like many Americans, I first learned of the work of Swedish activist Greta Thunberg within the last few weeks. I mostly glazed over headlines until something caught my eye: Greta Thunberg is 16 years old. Though many are probably aware of

Chancellor Dorothy Horrell announces retirement

Horrell reflects on time at CU Denver On Sept. 12, Chancellor Dorothy Horrell announced her retirement in an email to the CU Denver community. She explained that her final day as CU Denver’s Chancellor will be June 30, 2020. This won’t be Chancellor Horrell’s first

Auraria campus marches for suicide prevention

September deemed Suicide Awareness Month September has been deemed the month of Suicide Prevention Awareness, a time in which many organizations, such as NAMI (National Alliance of Mental Illness), reach out to individuals who have been affected by suicide and to those with suicidal thoughts.

Sororities and fraternities recruiting at CU Denver

What to expect from new organizations As the Auraria campus continues to grow in profile and expand, new opportunities await students hoping to branch out and connect. “Sorority & Fraternity Life” is a new program that will be rolling out in the upcoming spring semester,

Another brick in the wall

Politicians aren’t heroes Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had already been facing a series of public relations disasters over the last year when photos were released of Trudeau wearing brownface at an “Arabian Nights” themed party in 2001. Most notably, in April the Canada Ethics

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders returns to Denver

Thousands in crowd feel the Bern “I am asking you to help me wage a political revolution,” presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said at his Denver rally on Sept. 9. Sanders, having just celebrated his 78th birthday a day earlier, urged the crowd to “join the

Vaping-related illnesses sweep the US

Coloradans among those hospitalized Just one week after the first case arose, the second vape-related illness in Colorado was confirmed on Aug. 29, joining 193 cases across the country. Symptoms of the mystery illness include shortness of breath, chest pain, and fatigue. With one of

Upcoming ballot measure may stabilize tuition rates

Proposition CC divisive among CU leadership The “Allow State to Retain Excess Revenue for Transportation and Education Measure,” known as Proposition CC, could see an increased amount of state funding for higher education by allowing the state to retain revenue above the state spending cap.