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Brett Lagerblade discusses club sports at CU Denver

CU Denver offers extracurricular activities for every student College can be tough, especially for freshmen coming in right after high school. Luckily, there are many activities that will help release the stress one may come across when on campus. Besides the usual binging of TV

Mental health resources for students

counseling resources on campus and beyond The college transition can be admittedly daunting. Even for those who are eager and excited, it presents a fresh set of challenges, academic stress, the pressure of getting out and making friends, or the overwhelming financial responsibilities stacking up,

Amanda Blackman’s Dark Place

Lost in the Woods If I sat down to talk to freshman year Amanda, I don’t know what I’d tell her. You’re going to change your major twice, change one of them to your minor, get a dream internship and love it, then decide to

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Black death: COVID-19 and African Americans

Coronavirus disproportionately impacting communities of color  As with previous natural disasters in the United States, African Americans and other people in minority groups face the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic. African Americans continue to experience widespread discrimination through the economy and healthcare system, leading to higher rates

Amanda Blackman’s Dark Place

The meaning of it all I’m actually impressed that I went a whole semester with nobody asking me, “Why did you name your column that?” I was asked about what I’d name it in general terms, and when I said “Amanda Blackman’s Dark Place,” I

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Media collective aims to strengthen collaboration in local media

COLab organizing projects to bring greater access to information for both journalists and citizens  As with many careers right now, the journalism field is struggling under the weight of impending global crisis. Just when local media is more important than ever, many journalists and media outlets

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Unemployment in Colorado

State claimants will start seeing stimulated unemployment payments this week 26 million people have lost their jobs in the last five weeks nationwide according to National Public Radio. Four million more have applied for unemployment the week of April 20. Zarroli said, “In the country

Colorado receives 100 ventilators in lieu of requested 10,000

The contribution looks like a political favor from Trump to Cory Gardner As governments and hospitals around the world compete against each other for limited Coronavirus medical and safety supplies, Colorado luckily received 100 ventilators—currently the only device which can help critically ill COVID-19 patients—all

COVID-19 brings lawsuits against corrections facilities

Local civil rights activists work to keep detainees safe As the novel coronavirus continues to wage war on the country, prisons and immigration facilities are seeing an entirely different level of destruction and fear. In spaces that are already confined, overcrowded, and under-resourced, COVID-19 has

Virtual victories made in college sports during COVID-19

Virtual tournaments used to crown college sports championships At the beginning of March 2020, there was still some hope for college athletes and fans across the country. Many of the colleges and universities announcing their seasons had only been postponed; there was still the belief