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What are CU Denver’s Freedom of Speech Policies?

Auraria Campus Police Department protects all opinions In order to continue to live in a free society as individual citizens with equally individual opinions, free speech is a necessity. The concept of free speech is especially important in the learning environment, such as the one

Denver’s Pit Bull Ban Remains

Are pit bulls inherently dangerous? In 1989, two incidents caused the city and county of Denver to enforce a ban on pit bulls. Last month, the Denver City Council sought to repeal the ban, but were ultimately shut down by Mayor Michael Hancock’s veto. The

Joe Biden Takes the Lead on Super Tuesday

Sanders takes the win in Colorado On “Super Tuesday,” March 3, Colorado and 13 other states (and one territory) held their primary votes to decide the Democratic and Republican nominee for the 2020 presidential election. Candidates hoped to collect a majority of the 1,357 delegates,

CU System Hires Chief Diversity Officer

Added position aims to improve diversity and inclusion on CU’s campuses At CU Denver, 44 percent of the undergraduate student body is composed of students of color, 7 percent of the university are international students and 51 percent of incoming freshmen are first-generation college students

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Amanda Blackman’s Dark Place

On Confidence Last week, I had a conversation with a homeless man. By “a conversation,” I mean a random man with a sketchbook approached my friends and I and started talking and drawing us. And by “a homeless man,” I mean a self-proclaimed former Disney

Bernie Sanders Visits Denver

Local and national supporters rally for Sanders As of early March 2020, America is right in the middle of the voting season, and with primaries, caucuses, and rallies galore, Colorado is no exception. In the past few weeks, Colorado hosted rallies for Elizabeth Warren, Pete

CROWN Act Introduced to Colorado Legislature

Aims to eliminate discrimination based on hair  In the transition from education to the workforce, most people begin to worry about looking “professional.” While for some that may just mean wearing a suit, others must worry about their most natural characteristics, such as hair. Up

Keep America Great Rally in Colorado Springs

On Thursday, February 20, President Donald Trump paid a visit to Colorado for his 2020 presidential campaign. Alongside President Trump at the rally was Vice President Mike Pence and Colorado Senator Cory Gardner. The event quickly reached capacity, with some supporters camping out in front

AMANDA BLACKMAN’S DARK PLACE

Feelings of failing Last week, I took the practice LSAT for the very first time. The resource I’m using to study projected me to get a 152 on this first go. (LSAT crash course: scores range from 120 to 180 with the average being a

Proposed Bill to Create Mental Health Insurance Coverage

Bill would do more than just insure mental health care Mental health is not an item on the checklist when people go to their annual doctor visits. The stigma around health where symptoms cannot be physically seen can discourage patients from seeking help from physicians.